Jana Nejedly is a native of Vancouver, Canada, and a former WTA Tour player. On her way to a career high ranking of #64, she reached the Third Round of both the 1999 Australian Open and 2001 US Open, as well as the Quarterfinals of the 2000 Family Circle Cup. She also claimed 8 titles on the ITF and USTA pro circuits. A two-time Canadian player of the Year, she held the #1 ranking in Canada and had the honor of being a regular on the Fed Cup Team from 1995-2003. One of her biggest career highlights was representing Canada at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and taking a set off of Serena Williams at the French Open.
Her junior career spanned both Canada and the US. She was a Canadian junior National Champion and being from BC, also competed regularly in the Pacific Northwest and at Nationally USTA events. Her fond memories of weekends in Seattle as a junior prompted her to pursue teaching opportunities in the area and she is thrilled to be a part of the TCSP teaching staff. Since retiring from professional tennis, Jana has taught at various clubs across the country while raising two daughters, Abby (7), and Hannah (10). She enjoys the variety that teaching tennis has to offer and is excited to guide and teach players of all ages and abilities.