Larry is here to help players of all ages and skills to develop their game through recreational, and competitive programs. As an ATC club member, you will get to know our resident tennis pro Larry. He can assess your level of play and assist with finding players best suited for your game. At Albany Tennis Club, all the staff are here to foster a true community environment and to make your tennis experience enjoyable.
Larry also offers in-house racket stringing and scheduled tennis lessons. For more information about ATC programs and Larry’s services, email:Larry@albanytennis.com (teaching weekends)
A native of Delmar, Christopher began working at the club as an attendant in high school, later becoming a staff pro under Larry Yakubowski. Christopher played #1 singles at the Doane Stuart School, where he currently works as a teacher and school librarian, and participated in club and intramural programs at Skidmore College, the University of California at Davis, and Bucknell University. He enjoys providing instruction to beginner
to advanced players of all ages and is available for private lessons and hitting sessions.
Private instructional sessions for juniors and adults
Hitting sessions to focus on rallying and point play
contact our club manager Larry Yakubowsi
Mark has a Master’s in Education (Independent School Leadership) from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College as well as a Bachelor’s Degree from Bowdoin College. He has been giving lessons and coaching tennis for the better part of 18 years. He has worked as a teaching professional at Setauket Tennis and Fitness in Long Island and the Fitzroy Tennis Club in Melbourne, Australia. He also served as the Tennis Activity Head at the Tabor Academy Summer Program as well as the Tennis and Fitness Coordinator for Tenacity in Boston, where he ran afterschool tennis and fitness programming for middle school students. When Mark is not on the tennis court, he can most likely be found at The Lazy Axe, an indoor axe throwing facility that he co-owns and operates with his wife, Kristyn. He is a strong believer in the power of play, and he looks forward to bringing his playful professional approach to theATC!
Jack Curry has many years of experience working in the tennis industry. He has traveled extensively educating teachers and coaching players. As a former National Clinician and Certification Tester for the Professional Tennis Registry, he has conducted more than 175 tennis teacher workshops in the United States and Canada. Jack has taught at various private clubs in upstate New York, including Troy Country Club and Glens Falls Country Club. During the winter months, he teaches at South Beach Racquet Club and Palmetto Dunes Resort in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Jack enjoys working with players of all ages and skill levels. He has been a professional educator, coach, and teaching pro for his entire career. Jack has a profound approach for teaching tennis that makes a difference in his students' lives.