Mt. Juliet Christian Academy has announced Dell Pride has been hired as its new tennis coach.
“Dell Pride is well known in the Middle Tennessee tennis community and is expected to have a big impact on the tennis culture at MJCA,” said athletic director Paul Christensen .
Pride is a PTR and USPTA tennis professional and a USTA high school performance coaching specialist. He is a graduate from Tennessee State University, and has gone on to build his tennis businesses in San Diego and Middle Tennessee.
He also is the owner of three tennis businesses (Rock Star Junior Tennis Academy, Mt. Juliet Junior Tennis Development Program and Kids Play Tennis)
Along with his tennis businesses, Pride has extensive experience as a school tennis coach. His latest high school head coaching position was at University School of Nashville. He is also the current head coach at Fisk University.
“We are excited and honored that Dell has chosen to accept the position at MJCA,” Christensen said. “He shares our school’s values and our passion for advancement and excellence. I can hardly wait to see what is in store for this program.”