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Ed is a full-time resident of The Villages.  He is certified by The Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and has been teaching tennis since 1996 at various venues throughout New Jersey.  He is a USTA Masters Tennis Ambassador and a member of the US Racquet Stringers Association.

Ed has been involved in tennis for over 40 years both as a player and 25 years as an instructor.  He presently focuses on fundraising for local charities in The Villages.

Tennis Awards:

  • USTA of Florida - Volunteer of the Month, Jan 2019


Tennis Associations:

  • PTR Associate Instructor - Adult Development since 1996

  • USTA Masters Tennis Ambassador since 2016

  • USRSA Racquet Stringers Association member since 1996

Continuing Education:

  • PTR Teaching Essentials/Certification Workshop - Plainfield, NJ

  • PTR Drills and Skill Building - Florham Park, NJ

  • PTR Munshkin Tennis Workshop - Chester, NJ

  • PTR Tennis Teacher Workshop - Randolph, NJ

  • PTR Tennis Teacher Workshop - Mt. Freedom, NJ

  • Tennis Owners & Managers Conference - Orlando, FL

(left) Tennis legend Roscoe Tanner,

(right) Ed Curtis

(left) Ed Curtis

(right) US Open Champion, Andy Roddick

(left) Celebrated Tennis Coach, Nick Bollettieri, (right) Ed Curtis

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