Jelena comes to us with an International Tennis background. Born in Zagreb Croatia, Jelena Lived and went to school in Bahja Luka Bosnia Herzegovia for 6 years then went on to HS in Rijeka, Croatia. Jelena came to the states and played at Illinois State University where she graduated with a degree in Sports Management and a minor in PR. During her playing years at ISU, Jelena played #2 Singles and #1 Doubles her sophomore year. At the Missouri Valley Conferences, Jelena won the Doubles championships and placed 3rd in singles. During the next 3 seasons, Jelena went on to win the regular season and individual Missouri Valley Conferences as well being selected to the all MVC Team. Jelena is devoted to her career as a professional Tennis instructor. She is certified by the PTR at level 1.