Steve’s tennis career began in the early 80s as a junior player in the 4 Star Tennis Academy. Steve was ranked top #6 in the Mid Atlantic section throughout his junior tennis career. Steve went on to graduate from Hampton University on a full tennis scholarship. In 1991, Steve decided to join the 4 Star Tennis Academy as a USPTA full time tennis coach. Steve felt a deep desire to share his experience, enthusiasm, and knowledge in helping junior and adult tennis players take their game to the next level. Steve also spent time as a hitting partner for Stacey Martin while she was on the pro tour.
From 1991-2012, Steve trained numerous MATA ranked and nationally ranked junior tennis players who went on to receive tennis scholarships to college. Steve also coached a number of USTA adult tennis teams and became the Director of Adult programming and marketing. Quote: “Tennis is a sport teaches players many lessons that can be applied on the court and also in life.”