Growing up outside of Belgrade, Serbia Jelena has been a tennis fanatic nearly her entire life. She held the highest Serbian National Ranking in the U12, U14, U16 and U18 categories
She came to the PNW to play tennis at the University of Portland where she was twice honored as Second Team All-WCC.
Jelena joined the PT&E team in February 2018. She works is the tennis specialist for the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade Scholar Athletes in addition to teaching adult classes in the evening and working as the assistant coach for Roosevelt High Schools Women's tennis team.
Her extensive knowledge and passion for the game of tennis, as well as her fun loving spirit make her an excellent coach!