Danielle Collins has reached the semi-finals in the singles and doubles category in The San Diego Open in 2023. She credited her newfound success to her partnership with Jared Jacobs.
Danielle Collins acknowledges Jared Jacobs for his tactical expertise and commitment to maintaining a relaxed yet focused atmosphere. They share a love for tennis and a penchant for various activities outside the court, such as bowling, spa days, and even watching movies like Barbie. Jacobs’ ability to compile and utilize data and statistics also plays a vital role in their partnership, instilling confidence in their decisions before matches.
The collaboration has proven fruitful for Collins, who has been on a winning streak, defeating formidable opponents like Elina Svitolina, Maria Sakkari, and Leylah Fernandez without dropping a set. With Jacobs’ guidance and the harmony they maintain on and off the court, Collins is setting her sights on even greater success in the world of professional tennis.
Who is Jared Jacobs?
Jared Jacobs was born on July 14, 1974, in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996, where he also played Division I tennis. Subsequently, he earned a master’s degree in sport psychology and became a board-certified clinical and medical support hypnotherapist. Jacobs is a member of the US national 35’s and 40’s tennis team, showcasing his enduring passion for the sport.
As a coach, Jared Jacobs is known for his meticulous approach to strategizing matches, analyzing opponents, and refining players’ playing styles. His background as a former tennis player provides him with unique insights into the dynamics of the game. Jacobs primarily focuses on enhancing sports performance by developing good mental habits and maintaining a strong mental attitude.
Throughout his coaching career, Jacobs has worked with top-level college and touring professionals, including International Tennis Hall of Famer Natasha Zvereva. He has also coached renowned doubles players like Demi Schuurs and Desirae Krawczyk, achieving significant milestones, including Grand Slam titles.