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Our Mission:
Introducing the joy of tennis to the children (and adults) of Anguilla and promoting regional integration through the sport of tennis. Read more on our mission and philosophy

Our Anguilla Team:
Mitch Lake
Jason Allen
Marvin Hazell
Vallan Hodge
Denny Derrick

Pioneer Sponsor:

Bill Riddle
Chris Wade
Robert Cox
Jonathan Collazo
Iston Benjamin
Patrick Helton
Coach B

Universities working with the ATA:

Cumberland University-Tennessee
Arkansas University- Arkansas
Auburn University

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Our New Projects:
The After-School Program
The Plans
International Donors
Sponsorship Levels
Buy A Brick
Thanks to Donors

Our Projects:
2005 Summer Camp
All About 2004!
2004 Summer Camp
Tennis Camp 2003
Tennis Camp 2002
Tennis Camp 2001
Tennis Camp 2000
Tennis Camp 99.
Tennis Camp 98.
Lighted Public Courts.
Tennis Camp 97.
Tennis Camp 96.

Other Anguilla Activities

What Do the Children Say?

"I would like to be a tennis player because it improves my concentration, because I would like to travel the world and because it is fun. I would like to improve my serve. My favorite tennis player is Pete Sampras."

To read more of the children's thoughts: Click Here.

College Scholarships Available for Qualified Players

Contact Mitch Lake for details.


CuisinArt Resort and Spa

Rendezvous Bay Hotel

Arawak Beach Inn

Anguilla Great House

La Sirena Hotel

Caribbbean Cable Communictions

Caribbean Commercial Bank

National Bank of Anguilla

Cable and Wireless.
Frangipani Beach Club.
Ferryboat Inn.
ABC Supplies.
Strawhat Restaurant.
Georgeous Scilly Cay.
Triple K Car Rental.
Anguilla Printers Ltd.
Courtney Abel and Assoc.
Cap Juluca Hotel.
Fairplay Group of Companies.
Haskins Ltd.
Malliouhana Hotel.
Anguilla Social Security Board.
Ripples Restaurant.
The Pumphouse.

Contact Us:
Mitchelle Lake
Email: anguilla70@yahoo.com
Tel: 264-476-3234
Fax: 264-497-8214

US Addr: Box 1192
Middleburg, Virginia

Jason Allen
Tel: 264-476-0697

Marvin Hazell
Tel: 264-235-8511

Anguilla Tennis Academy Inc.
P.O. Box 548
The Valley
British West Indies

Anguilla Tennis Academy

Jonathan F. Collazo

11704 Mango Cross Court Seffner, Fl 33584
813.365.0035 / 813.885.1673 ext. 728


American University, Puerto Rico - 1999
Associate Degree in Public Relations

Tennis Qualifications

Level II of ITF advanced coaching workshop (1999)

PTR Business Management Certified (1998)
USTA area training centers, Puerto Rico (1997-2000)
PTR Member since 1997
Level I of ITF (1997)
Level I USTA Sports Science certification (1996)

Tennis Playing

2 years on open and satellite circuits (1991-1992)
Ranked number 5 in 18, Puerto Rico (1990)
Champion in 5.5 League, Puerto Rico (1998)

Tennis Employment

2005-Present JC Tennis Elite Tampa, FL Owner and Director
Group training, private lessons, special events, and consulting
2004-Present Berkeley Preparatory School Tampa, FL Head Tennis Coach
Organize and coach middle division, junior varsity, and varsity teams
2003-Present Le Petit Tennis Tampa Bay, Florida Manager
Teach children basic skills during preschool hours
2003-2004 Federation Cup Puerto Rico Co-Captain
Organize practice matches for team players
Assist Captain in identifying game styles of opponents
Co-Captain of Gigi Fernandez, winner of 17 grand slams and 2 gold medals for the USA
2002-2004 University of South Florida Tampa, FL Assistant Coach
Program the players' fitness schedules and activities on and off the court
Travel with team to Conference USA matches
Assistant coach to Gigi Fernandez, former WTA #1 doubles player
2001-Present Anguilla Tennis Academy Junior Development Coach
Develop tennis center, organize practices, train local coaches in drills and conditioning
1997-2002 Dorado del Mar Country Club Puerto Rico Tennis Director
Eight outdoor courts and 300 members
Teaching Load: 34 hours per week Organize junior and adult programs, clinics, club teams, and tournaments
Oversee two assistant coaches
1992-1999 Kristina Brandi & Florencia Labatt U.S. Open Hitting Coach
1992-1996 Joe Brandi's Tennis and Fitness Bradenton, FL Head Tennis Pro
Teaching Load: 40 hours per week
Work with top juniors and WTA/ATP players
1988-1992 Hyatt Resorts Puerto Rico Hitting Partner
Assist PBI pros as a hitting partner and teaching pro for the resort guests

Other Qualifications

Fluent in Spanish and English


Gigi Fernandez Head Coach Women's Tennis University of South Florida
Mitchell Lake Founder of Anquilla Tennis Academy
Sammy Aviles Director of Tennis The Colony #1 Tennis Resort in USA