Our Team

King Daddy Sports provides the Houston area a diverse group of teaching professionals that have the ability to motivate, inspire, and push players to achieve greatness both on and off the court!

We are always striving to be better every day as coaches just as we desire players to strive for the same.

Todd Folsom - Tennis Coach and Founder of King Daddy Sports

Todd Folsom

Founder & Director

  • Founded King Daddy Sports in 1997
  • Over 30 years teaching experience developing hundreds of Nationally ranked juniors, many of which have went on to compete both collegiately and professionally
  • Has the ability and intensity to push players to reach their maximum potential both on and off the court
  • Father of TJ and Skyla
Selim Samman - Tennis Camp Director

Selim Samman

Chancellors Summer Camp, Challenger, JTT Director

  • 15+ years teaching experience developing thousands of young players
  • Directs Summer and holiday camps; Junior Team Tennis (JTT) programming, 10U, and Challenger Programs for King Daddy Sports
  • Provides an amazing, fun,  learning and developmental environment for all students to learn and grow
  • Father of Alex, Foster, & Emily
John Boytim - Adult Men's Tennis Director

John Boytim

Falcon Point Co-Director

  • Co-Founder of King Daddy Sports
  • 25+ years teaching experience developing players of all ages
  • ATP Tour Level Playing Professional 1988-1992, with a High World singles ranking of #262
  • #1 Ranked junior in USA in EVERY AGE DIVISION- 12's, 14's 16's, and 18's
  • 11 Time National Junior Champion, 10 time finalist, 19 Gold & Silver Balls
  • Father of Sean and Brian

Tomas Kmetko

Head Pro Spring Branch

  • Originally from Slovakia
  • Former DII player in SAC (South Atlantic Conference) and GMAC (Great Midwest Athletic Conference) Conferences with the highest UTR of 12.27
  • GMAC Conference Player of the Year 2019
  • Former member of the Slovak National Junior Tennis Team
  • ITF Junior Ranking 579
  • B.A. in Economics and M.B.A. in Business Administration

Dionicia "Dodo" Akina

High Performance Coach

  • Ranked #10 in state of Texas in super-championship level 12-14s
  • Ranked top 20 in state of Texas for 16's
  • Former College tennis athlete (Lee College)
  • Studied Kiniesiology

Todd Smith

Head Pro Missouri City

Brian Mandell

Brian Mandell

Academy Coach, Social Media Coordinator

  • Graduate of The University of Houston Sports Administration program
  • Over 15 years of coaching experience
  • Super-championship level player in multiple age divisions
  • Social Media Coordinator

Jane Strnadel

Academy Coach

John Kim

Academy Coach

  • Super-championship level from 12-18s
  • 6 high school 5A state championship tournament appearances ( 3 team tennis and 3 doubles)
  • 12+ years of coaching experience
    • Works with kids as well as adults and group classes
  • Trafton middle school head tennis coach

Jakub Novak

High Performance Coach

  • Bio coming soon!

Ben Chimezie

High Performance Coach

  • Bio coming soon!

Rodrigo Yoshikata

Director of Pickleball at Falcon Point

  • D1 tennis scholarship athlete at Prairie View A&M University
    • Number 2 singles, number 1 doubles
  • Graduated with a BA in Business Management with honors in 2021
  • U14, U16, U18 top player in the state
  • Extensive experience playing on multiple tennis surfaces as well as coaching experience
  • Passionate about pickleball and tennis
  • Committed to understanding what each player's goals are and formulating a plan to achieve them

Christopher Moolchan

Academy Coach

Trish Begley

Academy Coach

Khanh Nguyen

Academy Coach

Samaria Mouton

Academy Coach

  • Girls 14,16 & 18 & Under USTA Texas Super-Champ
  • 4x TAPPs District & Regional Tennis Singles Champion
  • 4x TAPPs State Tennis Singles Qualifier
  • Studied Economics at Rice University
  • Rice University Club Tennis - USTA Tennis on Campus National Team Qualifier - Singles, Doubles & Mixed Doubles
  • Rice University Women’s Tennis Team Manager - helped team to 2 CUSA Semi-finals, 1 CUSA Final, & 1 CUSA Championship & 2 NCAA D1 Women's Team Championship Births, including 1 Sweet 16 appearance
  • 25+ years playing experience
  • 15+ years coaching experience

Karl Holub

High Performance Coach

  • Bio coming soon!

Join Our Team

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