Welcome to McLeland

McLeland Tennis Center is Fort Worth’s premier public tennis facility. With 14 outdoor courts and 2 indoor courts McLeland represent the only public facility in Fort Worth of its size. It is our goal to enhance the playing experience for all players from the beginner to advanced-level. We offer a multitude of tennis services from classes for adult and juniors from beginners to advanced players. We also offer private lessons, ball machine rentals, drop in play, leagues, tournaments and social events. Our pro shop products include clothing, shoes, racquets, free loaner racquets, snacks, and a racquet technician who will string and repair your equipment. McLeland offers an online court and class reservation system. Our staff are experienced, certified, and excited about helping with your tennis needs. Stop by today for a tour of the facility and try a class for free.

Sincerely,

Matt Hanlin

President Lifetime Tennis

 
 

Matt Hanlin

Lifetime President &

Regional Manager:

Matt is a lifelong tennis player and enthusiast. His passion for tennis has remained strong since spending 7 years as a junior  player at the prestigious Bollettieri Tennis Academy. He was a regular practice partner to Venus and Serena Williams, Monica Seles, Michael Chang, Tommy Haas and other professionals. Matt achieved All American status at the University of Washington; along with a degree in Marketing and Advertising. As a touring professional, he travelled to more than 40 countries and became a top 400 ATP singles player. As a USPTA Elite credentialed professional, he has coached, supervised and managed programs (youth and adult) in some of the country’s finest private and public venues. Matt is excited to help build a thriving tennis center that the community will be proud of. Matt also oversees the tennis management at The Courts of McKinney and the McLeland Tennis Center.

Alexa Mentesana

General Manager & Tennis Professional:

Alexa is a certified USPTA Professional. In addition she played successfully as a junior at Martin High School where she was played in the top three and was awarded MVP and Team Captain. Prior to getting her Bachelor's degree from Texas Wesleyan University, Alexa played two seasons for head coach Sarah Gray at Dallas Baptist University. As a freshman, Alexa advanced to the NCCAA tournament and was named to the NCCAA All-Tournament team. She played No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles both seasons with the DBU Patriots.

An Arlington, TX native, Alexa is excited in her role as General Manager to bring the glory of tennis back to McLeland Tennis Center and to the city of Fort Worth!

 

Goran Jazic

Tennis Professional:

Goran Jazic is accredited as one of McLeland's leading coaches. He is a certified USPTA Professional. In addition, he has provided over 1,200 hours of coaching. Goran has enjoyed considerable success in his decade long career by using the player-based approach. As a coach, he has led several players to college who have achieved scholarships. Furthermore, he has chartered numerous dills for individuals whos skill levels range from beginner to expert. With his intensive tennis background and valuable experience, Goran's addition to our tennis staff will contribute to McLeland's programs in various outlets that will lead players to compete at a high level.

Eric Newland

Tennis Professional:

Eric Newland born and raised in Fort Worth. Growing up he played every sport that had an opening. In highschool, tennis was the sport that was settled on and 9 years later it has become the most important part of his life. Eric's passion and love for the game can be seen from miles out. His on-court energy goes beyond the roof.

Jomar Candelaria

Tennis Professional:

Born and raised in the Philippines, Jomar now resides in Fort Worth and is one of the strongest 4.0 Mens players that McLeland has. His work has him travelling all over the US and Jomar always makes a point to stop at a local tennis center to hit a couple of rallies while on the road.

Jomar has a very technical approach to tennis. One thing you can guarantee is he will break down your game to the tiniest details!

Jonny Vega

Tennis Coach

 

Born and raised in Fort Worth and graduating high school from North Crowley. Jonny who plays left handed is a 18's SuperChamp and former Top 20 in the state of Texas for boys 18. 

Jonny has a lot experince playing high level and will be able to lead high level players to the next level. Using his unique perspective being a lefty player he could easily help other left handed players learn the sport. 

Jarod Sweetland

Tennis Coaching-Assistant:

A Fort Worth native, Jarod graduated from Nolan Catholic High School in 2017. He is currently majoring in business at Texas Wesleyan University where he also plays on the team!

Katy Foster

       Tennis Professional:

A Fort Worth Native. Highly Succesful Junior Player at Brewer High School. Recruited by North Central Texas College to play in the top of NCTC's Line- up. Team captain and MVP Honors throughout High School and Junior College. BHS Tennis Camp instructor (6 yrs) Mentoring young future tennis champions. Earned a B.S. Degree in Business Finance from Texas Wesleyan University while leading the TXWES Lady Rams to back to back conference championships. As a lady Ram Katy recieved Team Captain and MVP Honors. High level doubles and all court singles. A wealth of knowledge to share! 

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1600 W Seminary Dr

Fort Worth, TX 76115

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