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Stephen Karman - Tennis Coach


Stephen Karman

I offer the opportunity for players to train and compete together in a team environment which I believe to be fundamental in the development of junior players

  • USPTA and USPTR certified, USPTR certified wheelchair instructor
  • Red Cross certification in CPR and First Aid
  • USTA Sports Science Competency Exam Level I
  • Seeking USTA High Performance Coaching Program certification
  • Attend numerous workshops and clinics for tennis instructors

Coaching times & fees
  • Please contact Stephen direct via email or Whatsapp.
  • He can be contacted via Whatsapp on +1 516 680 9004
  • Or you can contact him using email on stephen.karman@gmail.com

I will travel in a small team of no more than 6 players to maintain quality and to ensure that each player gets the personal attention they required.

I have given many players the opportunity to compete internationally when they might not have ordinarily been able to do so.


Tennis Experience:

  • John Jay College – 1996, Division 2, Winner of City and State Championship #1 Singles – Undefeated in Conference.
  • Kingsborough Community College – 1995, Division 2, Second in State, and 11th in Nationals #2 Singles / #1 Doubles – Undefeated in Conference
  • Ranked junior in the Eastern Tennis Association (ETA), Boys 18’s – top 30, Boys 16’s top 40. Sectional, national, and international tournament experience
  • Volunteer for Tennis Smash (introductory tennis clinics prior to the U.S. Open and Breast Cancer Pro-Am Benefits.

Tournament Tennis Travel Coach…2001 to Present

  • Travel Coach for junior tennis players at sectional, national, and ITF tournaments
  • Critique player performance and discuss development needs with players instructors
  • Responsible for coordination of tournament schedules, travel arrangements, meals and tournament entries

Roosevelt Island Racket Club, Roosevelt Island, NY…1995 to 2003

Tennis Professional – worked for Bob Ingersole, Former Eastern Tennis Association President

  • Conduct tennis clinics for students at all levels (drills, stroke production and strategy)
  • Instructor for junior development program and summer camp
  • Practice partner for numerous national and sectional ranked juniors and WTA touring pros
  • Coordinated weekly adult tennis parties

Other… Various dates

  • 2005 Zonals boys and girls 16’s eastern coach St. Louis, Mo.
  • 2004 Junior Davis Cup boys 18’s eastern coach
  • Metropolitan Tennis League – drill instructor, Long Island City 1997-2003
  • Visiting Instructor for adult camp – Nike Tennis Camps Amherst, Mass. 2000, 2001
  • Visiting tennis pro – instructor – Sandals Resorts, St. Lucia 2001, 2003, Jamaica 2005