Steve Wood - Ace's Head Professional
Steve, originally from Devon, joins us after gaining vast experience around the world as a player, professional hitting partner and coach.
Roles: to help Steve A run the junior, adult and academy coaching programmes, and to provide his coaching services to members and non-members in individual, small group and squad sessions.
- ·Represented Devon Men’s team winning 13 out of 15 matches in Group 1 of County Week
- ·US College Tennis Scholar at Texas Tech where he achieved BSc (Hons) in Exercise Science
- ·Former LTA National Coach and Head Coach of Exeter University where he led the Women’s and Men’s Teams to the No 1 and No 3 rankings in the UK respectively
- ·Touring Professional Coach to Vince Spadea (highest ATP ranking 18) and Professional Hitting Partner to·Venus Williams, Amanda Coetzer, Karel Novacek and Mardy Fish
- ·LTA Accredited+ Level 4 coach
In his free time: Steve likes going on coastal walks, kayaking and mountain biking with his 3 children.