Our Staff

Jim Monk - Head Pro/Director of Tennis

Jim Monk comes to us from Nashville, Tennessee where he was the Director of Tennis, for the past 16 years, at the Maryland Farms YMCA. As a USPTA certified Elite Professional, Jim brings to us over 25 years of experience in all facets of Tennis operations that includes membership sales and retention, staff team recruitment and management, adult programming and leagues, junior development, tournaments, instructional services and fun mixer/social programming. Jim passion is creating fun and varied Tennis opportunities for his membership which enables them to enhance their own passion for the game. The lasting outcome that he hopes to create is a sense of Family and Community through Tennis.
In his spare time, Jim enjoys playing competitive tennis, working out, adventure hiking/backpacking, and spending time with friends and family.

Ed Weiner – Advisor/Staff Pro

Ed Weiner has 20+ years of tennis and coaching experience. Ed consulted on the development of the tennis program at Planet Swim, and he currently provides oversight while also coaching private and group lessons. With extensive knowledge and passion for the game of tennis, Ed guides players of all ages and levels to reach their full potential.

Prior to coaching tennis full-time, Ed owned and managed a national home furnishings distribution company that sold to major retail chains. Ed earned a BS Degree from Philadelphia College of Textiles and Sciences (Jefferson University) where he played tennis, basketball, and baseball.

Memberships include USPTA, USTA Grievance Committee, Net Generation, and North Florida Professional Association. USTA Inaugural Leadership Academy Graduate, Safe Play certified and provides professional instructions at various resort locations. Authored articles on senior tennis and the virtues of tennis exercise for

Chandler Hagan -Assistant Pro/Junior Program Coordinator

Chandler Hagan has been coaching for 5 years with both adult and junior programs. Chandler grew up outside Atlanta playing many high level junior tournaments and earned a scholarship to play tennis at the University of Montevallo. Chandler played 4 years of collegiate tennis as well as being the interim assistant coach his Senior year. Chandler graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in May 2021 and started coaching at Planet Swim Tennis Club in July 2021. Chandler is SafeSport certified and loves the technical side of tennis. Chandler works with all ages and makes sure players see improvement while having fun.