JAKE NELSON | Director of Tennis / Head Pro
Current Director of Tennis here at Cathedral Oaks Athletic Club since May 2014. Formerly the Director of Junior Development at the Ogden Athletic Club, which placed him in charge of over 300 Jr. Participants; 12 of which were part of the High Performance Academy, each of them holding national rankings in their respective age divisions.
Prior to the Ogden Athletic Club, Jake worked at various other facilities working with both Junior and Adult programs. Over his career Jake has coached several USTA Women’s Teams (3.0-4.5 NTRP) to sectional, regional, and national achievements.
Jake has developed and trained junior players of all levels. Has worked hands-on in a high performance academy with nationally ranked juniors, as well as with 5 year old beginners. During the past several years, Jake has coached many athletes to success in Junior ITF’s success and acceptance of Division 1 scholarships.
Competed at a national level during his junior career, and went on to compete in professional level events before studying exercise science at the University of Utah. While at the University of Utah Jake was a sparring partner for the men’s team and in turn became the catalyst that started his full-time career.