Tennis Pros

 Blagi Jurjec - Director of Tennis

Blagi was born and raised in Slovenia, Europe. His love for game of tennis started at age 7 when he was recruited by a local tennis club. He quickly became one of the most talented junior players in Slovenia, and was ranked as a top 10 player for 8 consecutive years. In 1998 he was selected into the Slovenian Davis Cup team.

After competiing in International Tennis Federation junior tournaments all across Europe, Blagi decided to move to the States and continue his tennis career at Hawaii Pacific University. 

In his first year Blagi was NCAA National Singles Championship Runner-Up, and two time NCAA National Team Championship Runner-Ups. In 2005 Blagi was an ATP Tour ranked doubles player. 

After completing his M.B.A in 2005, Blaz moved to Atlanta, Georgia and joined Falls of Autry Mill coaching staff. He has been director of Tennis for last 2 years is one of the best junior coaches in the South. Blagi works with nationally ranked juniors, collegiate players and also works with some of the pros in the Atlanta area. 

He is still very much involved as a player in local tournaments and he is a 10-times consecutive winner of K-Swiss 6.0 singles league, and the 2011 ALTA AA1 City Champion.

Blagi lives in Sugar Hill, Georgia and when not coaching you can catch him on one of the Georgia's golf courses or local gyms. 


Thomas Young - Head Pro

Thomas is a USPTA-certified tennis pro and has 20 years of coaching experience. He played collegiate tennis at Valdosta State University and was Assistant Pro at the Sporting Club and Marietta Country Club before becoming Head Pro at the Falls of Autry Mill.

Thomas has run the most successful apartment tennis programs in Atlanta for Post Properties, Julian LeCraw Properties, and RAM Partners Properties. 

Thomas coached over 30 city championship tennis teams and has extensive racket stringing, repair, and customization experience. 


Julius Robinson - Tennis Professional and Junior Program Director

Julius Robinson grew up playing tennis in the public parks of southwest Atlanta, GA. His very first job was teaching the game to inner-city kids for the City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation at the age of 16.

Afterwards, Julius became a tennis instructor for the South Atlanta Community Tennis Association,played varsity tennis for Morehouse College and served as Assistant Coach for the Tri-Cities High School tennis team.

During his career in the corporate world, Julius directed corporate tournaments for Verizon Wireless and served as chairman of the Shakerag Farms Tennis Association. While working as an independent pro, he coached teams for Tennis Kids and Teens, Inc. and Double Aces, Inc., where he led his Autry Mill Middle School Lions to a 2011 season championship.

Julius founded Atlanta Tennis Coach, LLC in 2011; which directed on-site after-school 10 and Under Tennis programs for Fulton County elementary schools for 7 years.

He is currently the Director of Junior Programs for The Falls of Autry Mill Tennis Club in Alpharetta, GA. Since the summer of 2014, his junior teams have won numerous City Championships. 
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His past work includes serving as a Tennis Professional for Silvia Tennis Academy @ Seven Oaks, Midtown Athletic Club @ Windy Hill and the Carl E. Sanders Family YMCA @ Buckhead. Julius has had tennis tips published by the USPTA and holds MTM and USPTA teaching certifications.