Directed by Darius Mohale, our experienced trained tennis coaches to bring the best our of every student. We closely track each player’s progress and provide a high level of individualized training.
Darius Mohale was born and raised in a little town north of South Africa called Lebowakgomo. He started playing tennis at the age of 7 with his mom and brother who were also tennis fanatics.
Moving through the ranks, Darius won the first national tournament at the age of 10. He has also represented South Africa in a number of junior international events. At the age of 18, Darius and 2 good friends founded a non-governmental organization (NGO) that cultivates and sets up tennis clinics around disadvantaged areas in South Africa. He has also coached the South Africa wheelchair tennis team. He was inducted in the South Africa Hall of Fame.
Darius began serving as an instructor in various tennis camps in the US at the age of 15. Since settling in the US permanently, he has been teaching private lessons and groups to competitive tennis players. He has coached top junior players in Los Angeles, and has coached at schools and tennis clubs in various locations, including but not limited to Florida, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island and California.
As a certified PTR pro, Darius brings a high level of skill, tremendous energy and enthusiasm to the tennis court, both as a coach and a world class player. He has had extensive coaching and teaching experience at all levels, his passion for coaching is his life long dream.
Seydou Traore, the 2003 8th All African Games (Nigeria) Bronze Medalist, has been a member of the Cote D’Ivoire/ Ivory Coast, Davis Cup since 2005. Seydou has coached in various tennis academies in the US, including but not limited to Casely Tennis Academy in Miami, Florida, and Evert Tennis Academy in Roca Raton, Florida. He has worked with tennis players of all levels, has experience in running clinics, private lessons, and training and traveling with tournament players. We are proud to have Seydou as part of our team; he will primarily be working with the junior players and will also be available for private lessons.