Mary Herrick

Mary HerrickMary Herrick is the founder and CEO of Yellow Ball Tennis. Mary has extensive experience as a USPTA Elite Tennis Professional. She has developed a number of accomplished tennis players including state champions, Division I collegiate athletes, and two National AAU Junior Olympic Gold Medal Teams. She previously served as a coach for nationally ranked players for the United States Tennis Association (USTA)

Beyond coaching, Mary has been an active member of the tennis community working to grow the sport. She previously served as the past President of the United States Professional Tennis Association’s Midwest Division and as the President of the Northeastern Ohio Tennis Association. She has received a number of awards including the Herb Nold Volunteer Award for Northeast Ohio and the National Tennis Industry Excellence Award from the USPTA.

More recently, Mary has dedicated her time to growing the sport of tennis in our local communities.  She has worked to develop two city-wide recreation programs in Avon and Avon Lake, Ohio to promote tennis to young children. Mary was recently awarded the USTA Northeast Ohio Community Tennis Association Award for this work. She continues to share her passion through Yellow Ball Tennis and by passing along her love for the sport to her grandson, Benjamin!

“There’s nothing like tennis.”


  • YellowBall Tennis Founder/CEO
  • USPTA Elite Tennis Professional

Contact Mary

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  • Mobile: 216-316-9501