Director of the Pioneer Valley Jr. Tennis Academy at HAC
A Level 1 USPTR coach and private coach since 1996, Matt served as Co-Head Coach and Assistant Coach for the Amherst College men’s tennis team from 2004-2015. While at Amherst, Coach Leitl helped develop the collegiate games of thirty-two “3, 4 and 5 star” recruits as well as six other highly accomplished international players from Germany, Estonia, South Korea and England. The Lord Jeff’s qualified for the NCAA tournament 10 times and amassed 2 NCAA National Championships, two NCAA runner-up finishes, one NCAA third place finish, and three NCAA elite-eight appearances. Coach Leitl also assisted in producing an NCAA national singles champion, an NCAA national singles runner-up, two NCAA national doubles champions, 16 NCAA All-Americans, and two ranked ATP doubles players.
In addition to his collegiate coaching resume, Coach Leitl has coached and trained numerous regionally and nationally ranked junior players that have gone on to play collegiate tennis at Amherst College, Wesleyan University, Dartmouth College, Boston University, LeHigh University, the University of Illinois, Earlham College, Bryant University, RPI, and Tufts.
Coach Leitl is currently Head Tennis Pro and Director of the Pioneer Valley Junior Tennis Academy at Hampshire Athletic Club (founded in 2006). Matt is also in his 14th year as Assistant Director of the Nike Junior Tennis Camp at Amherst College.
A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Leitl was a three-time all state player. He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1999 and attended graduate school at UMass-Boston. Matt currently resides in Amherst, MA with his wife Jen, son Elliot, and daughter Annie.
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