Thanks to Jason Lampione for writing and posting a great article about Johan Kriek’s tennis memories and coaching philosophies. Read the article ->


#tbt It’s almost time for the ATP Tour Master event in London. Johan Kriek qualified for the Masters event during his professional tour days several times. Here is picture from the 1985 Masters Tournament in New York City with Johan Kriek hidden behind Mats Wilander. Other players featured on the group pictures are: Jimmy Arias, John McEnroe, Ivan Lendl, Yannick Noah, Andres Gomez, Jose-Luis Clerk, Eliot Teltscher and Jose Higueras. Players missing from the photo are Jimmy Connors and Tomas Smid.

Great lunch at Johan and Daga Kriek’s house today with Gavin Arsenault, Trump National Charlotte General Manager, Kevin Koppenal, Trump National Director of Tennis and Johan Kriek Tennis Academy elite coaches: Nino, Evgeny, Yani and David. We are looking forward to a great partnership with the Trump National Country Club Charlotte.

JKTA Halloween Party

October 24, 2014

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It was great to see our academy players, academy parents and coaches together at our Halloween Party tonight! We love our JKTA family! We are privileged to have such an amazing team. Here are a few pictures from the party featuring some of our players, parents, coaches as well as Johan, Daga, Karolina & Kristian Kriek dressed as the “Spiderman family.”

#tbt Kriek Family with This Years WTA Finals’ Players And Coaches

October 23, 2014

#tbt With tennis fans currently focused on the WTA Tour Finals in Singapore, here are some pictures from the past featuring Johan, Daga and Kristian Kriek with WTA players who are participating in this year’s final event as well as their coaches and families. Pictures include: Daga & Johan Kriek on a group picture with […]

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14-year-old Fleming Landau Wins Girls’ 16 Van Der Meer Southern Championships

October 19, 2014

Big congratulations to 14-year-old Fleming Landau, girls’ 16 Dennis Van Der Meer Southern Junior Championships Hilton Head, South Carolina (SC L2) Champion!! “Fleming played out of her mind and people were going crazy. Everyone cheered including the other mom,” said Shelly Landau, Fleming and Sydney’s mom. We are very proud of you Fleming!! Awesome win!

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JKTA & Trump National Charlotte Partnership To Start In November

October 18, 2014

Looking forward to a wonderful partnership between the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy and the Trump National Golf Club Charlotte. Trump National Charlotte will now not only offer events featuring Johan Kriek but also daily Johan Kriek signature tennis programs for juniors as well as adults. Trump National Members will also be able to receive video […]

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The official Johan Kriek Tennis Academy mini van is here

October 17, 2014

The Johan Kriek Tennis Academy mini van. Our new addition. JKTA is getting stronger and better by the day and that’s how we like it #JohanKriekTennisAcademy #JKTA #JKTAteam #elitetennisacademy #tennis #Charlotte

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#tbt October 1981 Johan Kriek beats John McEnroe in Australia

October 16, 2014

#tbt October 1981: Johan Kriek beat the number 1 player in the world, John McEnroe, 3/6 6/3 6/3 at the Mazda Superchallenge tournament in Melbourne, Australia. Johan Kriek and John McEnroe have faced each other close to 25 times in their careers. They both played together on the regular professional tour as well as nine […]

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Sabina Simmonds Former Top 30 WTA Pro Joins JKTA Coaching Team

October 15, 2014

It’s official: Sabina Simmonds, former WTA #26 player in the world is joining the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy coaching team! Sabina is scheduled to arrive from Italy on November 2nd. Former top 30 professional tennis player, Sabina played on the WTA Tour for 11 years, winning a WTA title in Bakersfield in 1982 as well […]

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