Sylvanus Abbey

Sylvanus Abbey

Sylvanus Abbey, Professional    
Certifications: PTR Professional, USRSA (stringing professional)

Sylvanus has a “strong silent type” about his teaching.  Inside his passion for sharing his experience and love for tennis is burning strong!  He is creative in his work using every method of communication possible to support his student’s efforts to improve their tennis skills and enjoyment.  He has a tennis player’s build and demeanor and watching his ability to quietly but quickly move on court is a joy.

Year of certification: 2012                 
Years of experience: 14
Credentials: USTA Sport Science Competency, CPR/First Aid, USTA Background Check,

Education: Ghana - City Secondary Business College

Playing Background/Highlights:
Juniors: Ghana Junior Davis Cup Team Member, ITF Junior & Professional events

Teaching Experience:
Head Professional, River Manor Club

Teaching Style: I am the flashlight for my students.I brighten the content so that my students can see and understand what I am teaching.

Teaching Philosophy: My teaching philosophy is very simple. It’s giving back what I was able to learn from my coaches about having fun and learning the game of tennis.  

Person having the greatest impact on your tennis: Andre Agassi
Person having the greatest influence on your teaching: Dennis van der Meer
Favorite male player: Roger Federer    
Favorite Female Player: Serena Williams
Best win: Andrew Franklin 6-2, 6-0        
Worst loss: Angel Diankov 6-4, 6-4

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