Coaching Mastery: The Ultimate Blueprint for Tennisby David Smith
Coaching Mastery addresses the development of championship players and perennial championship teams, attracting tennis players to your team or program, and sustaining successful programs year after year. Learn how to train large numbers of players in a variety of teaching environments and within limited tennis resources.
David W. Smith is the Director of Tennis for the St. George Tennis Academy in St. George Utah. David has taught over 3000 players including over 100 state, national and world ranked players during his 30-plus years of teaching tennis.
Dave is Senior Editor of tennisone.com. He has also been a featured writer in USPTA’s magazine ADDvantage in addition to having penned over 50 articles in various publications.
Dave has written 2 landmark books on tennis instruction, Tennis Mastery and Coaching Mastery. He has also co-authored several action-adventure novels.
As a high school coach Dave’s personal team win-loss statistic of over 1,000 wins against less than 25 losses is one of the most successful U.S. coaching records.
Dave has been recognized as a Master Professional by Dunlop Racquet Sports as well as one of only 40 Premier Tennis Professionals by Prince Sports, Inc. and Wilson Racquet Sports.
Dave is owner of Top Notch Tennis (TNT) Academy in St. George, Utah, and has recently ventured into the world of fiction publishing with synergy-books.com. He is married with 2 children and is a musician and an expert close-up and slight-of-hand magician.