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Our Tennis Professionals

 93A0122The tennis operation at Esplanade are staffed with USTA/USPTA certified tennis professionals, who provide a strong tennis program. Services include professional instruction from beginners to advanced players, league and tournament play, as well as a variety of social tennis programming to complete the tennis experience at Esplanade.


Jason Golden, USPTA/TIA Cardio Tennis Trainer /USPTR Affiliate Member

Director of Wellness and Sports Courts
Esplanade Golf and Country Club

Jason is currently the Director of Wellness and Sports Courts at The Esplanade Golf and Country Club in Lakewood Ranch as well as the Regional Director for Coaches of Excellence. Jason has also been the Tennis Director at the Hilton Guam Resort and Spa in Guam and Mission Valley Country Club in Venice; Head Tennis Professional at Maui Prince Hotel in Hawaii, Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, and Laurel Oak Country Club in Sarasota; Tennis Professional at the Sports Core in Kohler, Wisconsin, and Lakewood Ranch Country Club. Jason has also coached the girl's tennis teams at Lakewood Ranch High School and Venice High School.

Jason graduated from Lakeland College in Wisconsin in 1996 with a degree in Coaching/Sports Management. There he played #1 singles and #1 doubles for three years and was named team captain in 1993 and 1994 and was all-conference in singles in 1994.

Jason lives in Lakewood Ranch with his wife Wendi, and two daughters Jordan and Taylor. Jason's hobbies include reading, coaching coaches, running marathons, and spending time with family.