Senior Director of Tennis
Sanjin Kunovac is one of the premier developmental coaches in the country. As Legacy’s Director of Tennis, he has coached many of the top sectionally and nationally ranked juniors. Since joining Legacy in 2011, Sanjin served as the Director of Player Development, as well as the Academy Lead. Sanjin played college tennis at Florida Southern and served as the men’s assistant coach at Temple University. He is a former player and coach at the IMG Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Florida, where he was coached by and worked alongside some of the most accomplished and renowned tennis coaches in the world.
Sanjin is certified by the USTA as a High-Performance Coach and holds a Master Certificate from PTR in Professional Performance. He serves on the USTA Middle States Coaches Commission Board and is tremendously passionate about growing and developing youth tennis in Philadelphia and in the Middle States. Additionally, Sanjin is actively involved in the USTA NJTL Excellence Teams, Early Development Camps, Sectional, Regional and Team USA Camps.
Senior Director of Operations
View BioKat is the Senior Director of Operations at Legacy. Kat is a product of NJTL programming, growing up in Queens, NY. She is a graduate of Brown University where she played Division I Tennis. She holds a masters in Sports Management from Columbia University and comes to us from the John McEnroe Tennis Academy facility in Syosset, NY where she was the Director of Player Development/Associate Academy Director.
Director of Player Development
Jon is a USPTA Elite Professional and USTA HiIgh-Performance Coach. For the past 10 years, Jon has served as the Director of Junior Tennis at Hempfield REC Center in Lancaster, PA. Jon has worked with many top middle state and national players including players ranked #1 in the Middle States and top #10 in the country.
Originally born in Hutchinson, KS, Jon played junior tennis in the Missouri Valley section. He trained at both Mike Wolf Tennis Academy and Evert Tennis Academy in Boca Raton, FL. During his junior career, Jon Ranked as high as 1 in the Missouri Valley section and 5 in the country. After graduating from high school he attended Boise State University on athletic and academic scholarships. While at Boise State the Broncos won two WAC (Western Athletic Conference) team championships and made it to the team NCAA Championships round of 16. He then went on to play professionally for a few years and was ranked as high as #655 in the world. Jon is excited to share his knowledge and passion for tennis with the LEGACY community!
Adult Director of Tennis
Scott, a Wilmington, Delaware native, was a highly ranked Middle States and National Tennis Player. Scott graduated from Saint Joseph’s University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Risk Management and Insurance.
At Saint Joe’s, Scott competed on the Division 1 Men’s Tennis Team, and was elected team Captain his senior year. Prior to joining LEGACY Scott was an Assistant Racquets Professional at Chester Valley Golf Club and Philadelphia Country Club. While Scott is excited to grow our adult program, he is also passionate and highly interested in coaching LEGACY’s junior players.
Associate Director of Adult Tennis
Chris is a USPTR and USPTA Certified Professional. He has held positions as a Senior Head Teaching Professional at Cunningham Tennis Center, and Junior Programs Director at Bay Terrace Tennis in the NY area. Chris has taught many top sectional and national-level players coming for the Eastern section.
As a junior, Chris was a nationally ranked player and went on to play Division 1 College tennis at St. John’s University. His teaching philosophy combines mind and eye training with technique and strategies. He’s a firm believer that every training session should be the foundation for the next.
Senior Lead Pro
Senior Lead Pro
Philadelphia resident Coach Kein Wilson developed his abilities, and passion for tennis in the Legacy Youth Tennis and Education program. He became inspired by the life mission of Arthur Ashe, and how the organization had crafted those ideals with such care and professionalism. Coach Kein believed he could do the same through the global reach of tennis and has dedicated his life to the sport. Collectively he has been with the organization for over 18 years. In this time he has been a part of various programs such as National Junior Tennis and Learning summer camps, after-school programs and USTA Team Tennis to name a few. Kein has assisted or advised, in the creation of much of our center-based programming structure and has also created supplementary programming for the organization. He holds several certifications and specializes in youth development, community inclusion, and recreation excellence.“The greatest gift you can give to the world is to inspire purpose in its youth.” – Coach Kein Wilson
Kristian (Kris) Wilson was born and raised in Philadelphia and is a former Legacy student-athlete. He played tennis at Community College of Philadelphia(CCP) for 2 years before he went on to play at Washington College under Dave Marshall. Kris worked the NJTL summer program since he was 14 years old. He worked at Sea Colony during the weekends while attending CCP teaching adult and youth tennis. After college, he worked for the after school program in Camden, Chester, and Philadelphia through Legacy. Some of his other coaching experience was at the YMCA in Lansdale as head pro for 10 and under, Gold Cup, and the assistant coach at Archbishop John Carroll girls tennis team.
Jennifer is a product of Legacy Youth Tennis and Education program and played Division I Tennis for Drexel University. She is currently pursuing her PTR license as well as her master’s degree in Sport Psychology. Having played in National and Sectional tournaments and trained in multiple facilities on the Main Line, Jennifer comes with an extensive background/experience in tennis competition. Apart from her love for the game, Jennifer is also an advocate for mental health in sports and hopes to develop holistic tennis players through mental and physical training.
Omosesan, otherwise known as Coach Sesan, grew up in Lower Merion, a suburb of Philadelphia. Sesan is a product of this center, formerly known as Legacy Youth Tennis & Education. In the summer of 2008, he first picked up a racket at Ardmore, one of Legacy’s earliest community sites. He instantly fell in love with the sport and began attending clinics later that year. He played in sectional tournaments and competed at the ATA Nationals, winning doubles with his younger brother. In high school, he was a member of the Lower Merion Aces at Lower Merion High School.
After graduation, Sesan attended Goucher College in Baltimore, MD, earning a B.A. in Business Management. During the four years that Sesan attended Goucher, he helped the Gophers win two conference championships as an elected co-captain his senior year. Each summer, Sesan has returned to Legacy as a junior instructor. Coach Sesan is a full time staff pro working with players of all ages and skill levels, ranging from beginners to high level players. Sesan strives to uphold Legacy’s vision for our youth today and in the future.
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