Jon is a USPTA certified instructor from Ardmore, Oklahoma where he was a state finalist in both1998 and 1999. Jon was on the 1999 Oklahoma All-State Tennis team. He played tennis for three years at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. Jon was a high school tennis coach in Chickasha, Oklahoma, and coached one year of college at Oklahoma Christian University. He is currently a graduate student at Southern Nazarene University in the Master's of Arts in Sports Management and Administration program.