Mark Lerman, MS, CMC, CSCS, CTPS

Professional Experience

Education & Certification

Mental Training, Inc. (MTI)
  • Certified  Mental Skills Coach
National Council for Behavioral Health
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid - USA
National Strength and Conditioning Association   (NSCA)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

International Tennis Peformance Association (iTPA)

  • Certified Tennis Performance Specialist

Academy of Holistic Fitness

  • Holistic Yoga Specialty Certification

CrossFit, Inc. 

  • CrossFit Level 1 (CF-L1) Trainer

United States Tennis Association (USTA)

  • Sport Science Certified Coach

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR)

  • Certified Tennis Professional - Adult Development
  • Certified 10 & Under Professional - Junior Development
  • Merit Achievement Program - MAP 4A

United States Olympic Commitee (USOC) 

  • Team USA  Safe Sport Certified 

New York State Department of Education

  • Certified Physical Education Teacher
  • Certified Health Education Teacher

American Red Cross & New York State Coaches Assoc.

  • Adult & Child CPR, AED & First Aid Certified

Hofstra University

  • Masters of Science, Physical Education
  • Summa Cum Laude

United States Tennis Association (USTA)  

Player Development - Performance Team

  • Mental Performance Coach
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach 

Ultimate Sports Experience, Inc.

  • Metal Skills  Specialist
  • Athletic Development  Coach
  • Sport Specific Conditioning Coach
  • Personal Fitness Trainer
  • Tennis Instructor

Herricks School District

  • Physical & Health Education Teacher
  • Girls Junior Varsity Tennis Coach
  • Boys Middle School Tennis Coach
  • Boys Junior Varsity Basketball Coach
  • Weight Room Supervisor

Future Stars Sports Camps, LLC.

  • Director of Tennis
  • Interim  Multi-Sport Camp Director

Mark's passion for competition began as a child where his athletic ability and love of sports were recognized.  This passion continued to develop into adulthood, resulting in a professional who strongly values the principles of sport psychology and exercise science.  In an effort to assist his athletes in becoming mentally fit as well as getting bigger, faster, stronger and safely achieving their goals, Mark coaches athletes with historically proven methods of training, as well as with innovative coaching strategies.  Mark's primary motivator, which has guided his education and ultimately life's work, was a lower back injury sustained in his early 20's.  Proper coaching and training could have helped Mark avoid this unfortunate injury, which is why he is completely dedicated to helping others achieve success through the development of achieving unparalleled mental toughness, elite levels of fitness, excelling as athletes and protecting themselves against injury.


Partnering with Mark will change your life! His strong work ethic and positive outlook will undoubtedly rub off on you!  Tirelessly, he will work with you in the pursuit of your short term objectives and long term aspirations.