David Wyley Long, is the proud owner of Real Love Tennis.
David Wyley, a native of Newark, New Jersey first started playing tennis as a pastime, with a work colleague who showed him the sport. Quickly, he was bitten by the mental and physical toughness needed to achieve greatness within the sport.
He developed a monthly mixer, aimed for players to play, compete and have a good time. From there, he has grown the business to include seasonal singles flex leagues, tournaments, as well a platform for players to meet, play and grow. He is the author of Up Against the Wind, his first book, discussing his first forty years of life. He is a proud alumnus of Nashville State, Tennessee State, and the Resource Group, where his passion of uplifting and empowering his community fuels his daily life.
Finally, he has won multiple tournaments, including Ella Williams Classic in Little Rock, as well placing second for Mixed Doubles, and Men’s Singles in Saint Petersburg, Florida at the Sowing Seeds Tournament in 2022.
Kanitha Pope is a Native of Nashville, TN! She has a deep love for athletics, and has coached Middle School and High School sports for over a decade. More than anything she loves serving her family as a wife, mom, daughter, and sister! The love is real for Real Love Tennis, and she leads this organization with an abundance of creativity through administrative logistics!
I’m Jaelen Brown and I’m based out of Tampa, FL. I’m a content creator, a webmaster, and a dad.
Widmark Cadet Jr. started his graphic design career as a high schooler in his hometown of Chester, Va. He purports that graphic design was the best way for him make his artistic visions come to life. His passion for graphic designing is what led to his current place of employment as a Marketing Director for Real Love Tennis. He joined the Real Love team as a Marketing intern in 2019. While working with Real Love Tennis Widmark created several branded logos and custom event fliers. Widmark is a rising Junior, at Tennessee State University and he currently serves as Mister Sophomore for the 2020-2021 academic school year. He is pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. He has aspirations of working as a Marketing Manager for an NBA franchise team, and proud to proud to be apart of the Real Love Team
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