About

At its core, Atlanta Tennis Academy, Inc. (ATA) is about helping tennis students of all ages and levels to improve their game as well as to develop a love of tennis. The ATA is capable of providing an array of comprehensive tennis programs, tennis activities and facility management.  Mario Algarra, ATA Owner and Tennis Director has over 30 years of tennis instruction in the Atlanta area. He has worked with a large number of students of varying levels of experience.

Mario Algarra, Tennis Instructor

  • Born in Colombia, South America (August, 1960)
  • Tennis Teaching Professional Since 1980
  • President/Owner – Atlanta Tennis Academy, Inc. (ATA) 1984
  • Tennis Director -ATA
  • Summer Tennis Camp Programs
  • Full 4 Year Tennis Scholarship -Georgia State University
  • Played No. 1 Singles and Doubles – Georgia State University
  • Georgia State University NCAA Participant
  • Satelite Tour Playing Professional for 3 1/2 Years
  • Member of the Junior Davis Cup Tennis Team, Colombia
  • Highly Ranked Junior Player in Columbia, South America
  • USPTA P1

Rick Bodin, Tennis Instructor

  • Born in the United States (February, 1959)
  • Head Teaching Professional at Horseshoe Bend Country Club
  • Head Teaching Professional at Dunwoody Country Club
  • Director to Tennis at Ansley Golf Club
  • Head Teaching Professional at Druid Hills Golf Club
  • Full Scholarship to Mississippi State and Georgia State University
  • Played No. 1 Singles and Doubles –
  • Georgia State University (NCAA Participant)
  • Most Valuable Athlete – Georgia State University
  • USPTA P1 Rating and GPTA