Jennifer Toomy is the Head Tennis Professional at Folkes/Stevens Indoor Tennis Center at ODU where she oversees the tennis program. Well known for her player development and her success with USTA teams, Jen is the Coordinator for the Hampton Roads Junior Tennis Team and sits on the Virginia USTA Committee.
A much accomplished professional tennis instructor, Jen played Division I at the University of New Mexico where she was All-Conference. Upon graduation, she played overseas and began her coaching career soon after.
She was instrumental in the development of the tennis program at the award winning Boars Head Sports Club in Charlottesville, VA where she stayed for 15 years. Beginning with one USTA team and 50 juniors, Jen grew the program to the point where she coached 11 USTA teams and over 250 juniors in her fial year at the BHSC. She also helped create the BHSC Adult Tennis Academy. She was on the Women’s Professional Tennis Committee and as the Official Liaison for the Boyd Tinsley USTA Women’s Championship for six years.
Watching the focus on someone’s face explode into a smile after a well hit ball is the greatest reward any tennis professional can ask for.
Jen moved to The Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club in Florida where she also created and developed USTA teams, coached and played in the USTA National Championships, and developed adults and junior programs.
Jen has coached and played on USTA teams that reached the USTA National Championships. She has an excellent reputation for technical instruction as well as competitive player development of juniors and adults. She is well known in the communities in which she teaches, reaching out and creating programs for the local kids. She teaches people how to play and how to win, but also is known for making tennis welcoming and fun for first time players.
Assistant Tennis Professional
Tennis helped me to meet many people from all over the world.
- Played Division I Tennis at Old Dominion University Men’s Tennis Fall 2009-Spring 2013
- Reached Semi-finals of the CAA Conference Tournament 2010 and 2012
- Four-year varsity tennis letter-winner at Old Dominion University
- Full Time Student at Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academic 2006-2009
- Played Practice Matches Against Professionals Tennis Players: Bernard Tomic, Maria Sharapova, Nicole Vaidisova, Michelle Larcher Brito, Nadia Petrova, Jelena Jankovic, Sloane Stephens, and Sabine Lisicki.
- Played ATP Tournaments
- Ranked #334 ITF
- Played Junior Tournaments Against Current Top 200 ATP Players: #10 Milos Raonic, #49 Vasek Pospisil, #100 Guido Pella, #116 Alejandro Gonzalez, #123 Filip Krajinovic,#134 Facundo Bagnis, #179 Jose Hernandez
- Played Elite junior Tournaments such as Orange Bowl, Eddie Herr and Les Petits As
- Played Junior ITF, COSAT, COTECC, ETA, and USTA Tournaments
- Finished Third place in Junior Davis Cup in South America 16U
- Finished Fifteen place in the World Junior Tennis Final Junior Davis Cup 14U
- Finished Second place in Junior Davis Cup in South America in 14U
- Played Number #2 Junior Davis Cup for Venezuela 14U, 16U
- Number #2 nationally Ranked 14U and 16U in Venezuela