Cameron Leslie is a Richmond VA native and former North Carolina junior standout. Cameron played college tennis for High Point University and NAIA powerhouse Shorter College.
Cameron has lived in Brazil and Uruguay, speaks Spanish and Portuguese, and has lived and played in several international locations. In addition, he is a Prince National Team and PTR member.
Cameron came to the area after finishing school at Reinhardt, where he coached for 2 years. He has many years of experience coaching top level junior tournament players and college athletes. He taught more than 5 years at Cherokee Tennis Center in Woodstock, developing junior programs and specialty classes before becoming director of tennis in 2011.
As director at CTC for over 10 years, one of his first accomplishments was piloting the first 8 & Under Program in Cherokee County. In last several years he has overseen major club renovations including, new sidewalks and seating areas, court resurfacing and installation of new fencing. Cameron founded the Cherokee Wheelchair Championships in 2015, a yearly USTA event at Cherokee Tennis Center. His enthusiasm and personality combined with his long and diverse coaching experience and love of the game, help create a motivational learning environment for young competitive players.
Since its inception in 2009, TOP Tennis academy has grown from 6 players to over 50 tournament level players, and over 100 total players representing 8 major high schools and several local middle and elementary schools. TOP players are represented in various levels of collegiate tennis around the country.
Prior Coaching Experience
Swarthmore Tennis Camp in Philadelphia, PA (Top 25 tennis camp, rated by Tennis Magazine)
Assistant Tennis Coach at Reinhardt University
Tennis Coach at Cherokee Tennis Center (7+ years developing junior programs and specialty classes before becoming Director)