Background

Tennis on the Hill is a non-profit Community Tennis Association (CTA), promoting and facilitating the playing and enjoyment of tennis as a means of healthy recreation and lifelong physical fitness for all ages, abilities, income levels, and backgrounds in the community of greater Capitol Hill and surrounding area. Tennis on the Hill would not be possible without the support and generous donations from our participants. 
Get to know a few of us:

Eric Legg, President and Founder

Eric Legg is a former Capitol Hill Resident and currently an assistant professor of sports and youth development at Arizona State University. He has been teaching tennis for over 15 years from beginners to advanced players. He is currently the national chair of Learning & Leadership Development for the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and a board member for the National Public Parks Tennis Association.

 

Jeri Ingram, Program Director

Ingram currently serves on the USTA MAS Board of Directors as Vice President. She is also the Chair of the USTA National Community Tennis Association Committee. She previously served on the National CTA Committee as the Vice Chair and as a member of the National JTT Committee. In the Mid-Atlantic Jr. Team Tennis Committee as Chair form 2013 -2014 and Vice Chair from 2011-2012. Outside of the USTA, Ingram is Founder of the Metropolitan Tennis and Education Group.  This program provides a pipeline of programs, competitive play, and special events designed to grow the game of tennis as well as keep individuals engaged throughout their youth and adult span of life in the game.  Jeri still contributes to the game as a volunteer, full time administrator, and a coach to national, collegiate, and professional tennis players. Ingram is a former college tennis player at the University of Maryland, an ACC Champion and ACC - MVP.  She is also a former professional player, having played on the WTA Tour for eight years, she retired from the WTA Tour in 1996. 

 

Malcolm Greene, Instructor

Malcolm Greene is a USTA Certified High Performance Tennis Coach, and a PTR & PTA Professional Certified Coach.  He is currently the Head Coach for the Metropolitan Tennis and Education Group as well as a 4 Star Tennis Academy staff coach, and the Head Coach at Saint Johns College High School.  He played junior tennis and achieved a national ranking, as well as college tennis at North Carolina Central University as the Captain of the team and the #1 player.  In 2014 Malcolm received the USTA Coach of the Year Award and the USTA MAS Tournament Director of the Year Award.  As the JTT Coach for DC, he led the 2015, 14u Advanced JTT Team to a National Championship.  Malcolm is also a former teacher of 15 years to include DCPS schools.  

 

Paul Brown, Instructor

Paul Brown is a native Washingtonian is a PTR Junior Development and Adult Development Coach with over 12 years of experience and he is the current Head Women's Tennis Coach at Bowie State University.  He played junior tournaments which lead him to a full tennis scholarship at Delaware State University.  Paul is the Junior Team Tennis coordinator for D.C. and a tennis instructor for Metropolitan Tennis and Education Group.

Shelley DeLon, Instructor

Shelley DeLon is a competitive tennis player that played tennis in juniors, college, and currently plays adult leagues.  She was ranked as high as #3 on the MAS section.  Upon graduating from UVA, my interest and desire to play the game grew to include an interest in coaching.  Shelley is a USTA Certified Instructor and a PTR Junior Developmental and Adult Developmental Certified Professional for the past 5 years.  She coaches a variety of classes including tiny tots, beginners, intermediate, advanced, and high performanceplayers.  She is a Junior Team Tennis Coach for D.C. and a tennis instructor for Metropolitan Tennis and Education Group.