Gene Marrano of the Roanoke Star Sentinel chronicles Johan's career, his thoughts on tennis today and his Tennis Academy, which he started 4 years ago in Sarasota, Florida. With his wife Daga and baby in tow, Johan moved his Academy to Roanoke and is setting his sights on the young tennis players “who want to strive for excellence.” His goal is to inspire young players to “find their passion”. Read the article...
In early January, Johan Kriek relocated his prestigious junior tennis academy to Roanoke Valley, Virginia and in less than three weeks, the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy is already getting front-page publicity in the local newspaper. On Monday, The Roanoke Times featured an article called "Roanoke Nets Tennis Star Johan Kriek" written by Aaron McFarling. The article highlights the no-nonsense approach that Kriek uses to teach children the skills they need to become successful in the tennis world. In the article, Kriek shows his students that [...]
Congratulations to Johan's 30th Anniversary of winning the Australian Open!
Johan Kriek Tennis Academy finished 2010 with a grand slam Christmas Camp in Florida. Happy 2011 to all of Springbok friends and fans!