Moussa Drame; a well-known and much admired figure in the world of tennis in the New York area is a former touring professional who represented the nation of Mali in International Davis Cup competition for seven years. During his Davis Cup accomplishments Moussa was also the number one ranked player in Mali for five consecutive years, a record unmatched to this day. Moussa was also the top ranked junior and later the top ranked Professional in all of West Africa.
After completing his competitive touring years Moussa taught at several of the most prestigious junior tennis camps and private clubs in the New York metropolitan area with great success developing a devoted following.
Moussa has focused his talents more recently at the iconic Sutton East Tennis Club on Sutton Place and 59th Street for the past 20 years. Every year during the winter season he has been Co-Director of Junior Programs at Sutton East with a remarkable following of fans and friends who Moussa has worked with since they were juniors and now sign up their children to be coached by Mr. Drame.
In addition to his remarkable work at Sutton East, Moussa also founded and developed a much-loved tennis program during the warm-weather months on the east-end of Long Island covering both the North and South Forks. Based on Shelter Island during the spring, summer and autumn seasons, Moussa also inaugurated The Island Yoga & Fitness Club on Shelter Island. The club features state-of-the-art equipment in a fully outfitted studio with beautiful views of Dering Harbor. A wide range of fitness programs are on offer with group and personal training sessions along with group and private yoga classes year round in the gym at the Dering Harbor Inn.
Mr. Drame is also the proud owner and director of the Shelter Island Tennis Club on Shelter Island in the Hamptons. Shelter Island Tennis Club provides pee wee, junior and adult classes as well as private lessons at four locations in the East End, Predwin with is acrylic turf, clay courts in Shelter Island Heights, hard courts at Dering Harbor Inn and Har-Tru courts on the North Fork at the Brick Cove Marina and Tennis Center. Additionally, Moussa’s team of professional tennis coaches provide private lessons throughout the North Fork and Hamptons with their Traveling-Pros program providing private lessons on your court anywhere in the Hamptons.
Moussa Drame shares his time between Manhattan and the Hamptons where he lives with his wife and three young children.