Former Director and Chief Operating Officer
Justin Jennings, our dear co-founder, sadly passed away in November 2020. He served as Chief Operating Officer of AJTAI. Mr. Jennings was a professional tennis coach and spent the last two decades of his life developing the next generation of tennis players across three continents. He was employed at Life Time Fitness Athletic Club, as the assistant tennis department head, where he worked with top junior tennis players across the nation, in partnership with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Northern Junior Player Identification Committee and Regional Training Centers.
Mr. Jennings was certified by the USTA and received advanced training in sport medicine, biomechanics and physiology / nutrition. He sat on the USTA Northern section talent identification / coaches commission committee. Mr. Jennings was a high performance tennis coach, who was also well versed with developing and running tennis academies, and designing and implementing the appropriate programs. Mr. Jennings was the 2015 recipient of the USTA Northern Frank Voigt Pro of the Year Award – this award is given to tennis teaching professionals who demonstrate strong leadership both on and off the tennis court.
His passion, dedication and brilliance are woven into the DNA of AJTAI, as we carry on his enviable legacy.