OUR TEAM

BRANDON FLANAGAN, CO-FOUNDER

Brandon originally hails from the snowbanks of Upstate NY and is a lifelong Yankees/Jets fan. He started his coaching career as the Director of Tennis at the Tennis Academy at Harvard University, in Boston, MA.. He then moved to South Florida, to take a position at the Delray Beach Tennis Center, where he ran the Junior Program and Summer Camp. While at the Tennis Center, Brandon also became certified with the NSCA and was a Personal Trainer at one of Delray's premier fitness studios. In addition, Brandon interned with Mark Wellington, who has been the fitness trainer to four world ranked #1's.

As a junior, Brandon spent signifcant time training with master coach Steve Smith in Tampa, FL. Among Brandon's training partners were future Grand Slam Finalists and NCAA Champions. In High School, Brandon went on to become one of the best players in his region and earned a place on Furman University's Division I team.

At Furman, Brandon played under legendary coach Paul Scarpa, who is the winningest coach in NCAA history. During Brandon's tenure, the team captured the Southern Conference title in 2006 and were ranked as high as #49 in the country. Brandon graduated from Furman with a Bachelor's degree in Health and Exercise Science.

Brandon credits his long-term mentorship under Steve Smith with his development as a tennis coach and his mentorship with Mark Wellington for his development as a fitness trainer. Brandon now draws upon his experience to head up the FM Tennis Junior Program and Summer Camp.

Brandon is currently a Certified Professional with the USPTA. He has also served as traveling coach for nationally ranked juniors, as well as fitness trainer for professional players.

Brandon with mom, dad, brother Jordan, and Coach Geoff Olson after being inducted into the Scotia-Glenville High School Athletic Hall of Fame October 2018.
Mark Wellington training Maria Sharapova; one of the five world #1 players he has trained. Brandon interned with Mark from 2013-2014. Mark now runs ​​ KMG Sports Performance.
Photo of Michael D'Arcy, Brandon, former world #1 Carlos Moya, and Ivan Baron before Brandon warmed up Moya for a night match at the 2012 Delray Beach Open. Moya went on to win the Champions tour event that year.
Brandon after a training session with Wimbledon Champion Pat Cash in preparation for the Delray Beach Open in 2012.

ALLINGTON MUTIMER, CO-FOUNDER

With nearly 30 years experience, Allington was a full-time coach in Norwich, England, for 17 years. As a player, he represented his county at both the junior and senior levels. While coaching in Norwich, Allington was mentored by Martin Smith and Brian Blincoe. He was coached by both as a junior and later partnered with them as a coach himself. Smith produced some of Great Britatin's top players, including but not limited to: Chris Bailey, Richard Bloomfield, and James Auckland. Blincoe was responsible for bringing "Mini-Tennis" from Sweden to the UK.

In 2004, Allington was awarded the honorable ‘National Coach of the Year’ award by The British Tennis Coaches Association (BTCA) for his outstanding contribution, driving force, and dedication to “creating” players. His experience also includes, coaching juniors to National Junior Championships and through to ITF levels, traveling with them throughout Europe and West Africa.


​Upon moving to South Florida in 2008, Allington became the Assistant Director of Tennis for the Delray Beach Tennis Center, where he was responsible for managing the city's 24 court facility, the Delray Swim and Tennis Club. Allington was also coached the Center's Ladies Doubles Teams and ran the successful Friday Night Mixer and Sunday Round Robin.
 

Allington dedicates his time and skills to harnessing the energy of boys and girls to help them develop into great players, as well as men and women who share his passion for the game.

Allington is curretly a Certified Professional with the USPTA and fronts our inTENNSity program. He is known for his ability to push our adult players beyond their potential.

Allington rocking the FM Tennis tee with three of our juniors.
One of Allington's mentors, Martin Smith. Martin has developed some of Great Britain's best players, as well as competed on Davis Cup for GB himself.
Allington was the 2004 BTCA Coach of the Year. He is also Part II Certified with the LTA, and a USPTA Certified Professional.
Allington with a group of our adults players after one of our inTENNSity clinics.