Jimmy Johnson is a founder and a director of Advantage Tennis Academy in Irvine, California. He brings over 25 years of coaching experience and a significant playing history to Advantage Tennis Academy, as well as a background in managing and directing academies and tennis clubs/facilities.
Jimmy played both junior and Division 1 college tennis and then went on to play the ATP Tour. After playing on the tour, he continued to pursue his education at a highly specialized “Tennis Technical Program” at Tyler College in Texas. This program equipped him with an in-depth understanding of the biomechanics of successful stroke production. His coaching experience ranges from beginners to ATP players, with a specialty in identifying talent.
Jimmy attributes his success as a coach to his ability to push players to higher levels than they thought possible, and his emphasis on helping students improve key aspects of their technical game. Combining his deep understanding of the principles of kinesiology and strategy with his own extensive experience, Jimmy consistently produces a high number successful tennis players.