Jeremy Ellis has played tennis for morethan twentyyears. An Okeechobee, Fla. native, Ellis firsthoned his skills asNo. 1 seed in singles and doubles at GraceCollege in Winona Lake,Ind. After his collegiate career, he becamea finalist in theBlueberry Festival Open Tournament in 2009 and2010, won theMontgomery County Clay Court Open Tournament in 2010in men’sopen singles and men’s open doubles, and wasthe finalist inmixed open doubles. Ellis’s GMVTA 5.0 leagueteam was theleague champions in 2010 and his USTA 9.0 Mixed DoublesUSTA Teamwas league and district champions that same year. He iscurrentlyrated as a 5.0 in the USTA adult ratings. From2008–2010,Ellis was the head teaching professional and tennisdirector atDayton Center Courts in Dayton, Ohio. While he wasthere, hecoordinated tennis programs for both adults and juniors,andcoached eight, top-seeded high school students who went ontoqualify for the 2009 Ohio State Championships. Ellis alsocoachednationally ranked junior players, four and five star USTAplayers,and NCAA Division I tennis players.
Jeremy Ellis currently serves as the pastor ofGracepointChristian Ministries in Wintersville, Ohio, where helives with hiswife and four children.