ABOUT RICK MACCI
Rick’s experience over the past 40 years in molding a player is unmatched by any teacher in the world. As a USPTA Master Professional, Rick trains other tennis pros and coaches how to teach, motivate and communicate with their students to “deliver the goods”. Experts agree that Rick’s insight to explaining and presenting the psychological triggers of an athlete is a gift that very few coaches’ possess and can deliver.
USPTA Hall Of Fame
The youngest ever to be inducted into the USPTA Hall of Fame.
Rick's 40 Years Experience
Rick has the distinction of having trained and worked with five players that have reached Number One in the tennis world on the Men’s and Women’s Tour including: Andy Roddick, Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, and Jennifer Capriati. Rick’s hands-on approach and overall unique ability to analyze and correct technical, strategic, and mental deficiencies, and deliver the message like no other, has resulted in over 289 USTA National Championships since 1985, and all four Junior Grand Slams.
The list of players on both Men’s and Women’s Tours that have been influenced by the 7-time USPTA Coach of the Year is like a “Who’s Who” of tennis. Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Andy Roddick, Tommy Ho, Maria Sharapova, Jennifer Capriati, Anastasia Myskina, Mary Pierce, Vince Spadea, Sofia Kenin, Bethanie Mattek, Vicky Duvall, Chrisian Ruud, Karim Alami, Tina Pisnik, Ulysses blanch, Dali Blanch, Stefan Kozlov and many other top professionals and juniors.
October 2017 Rick Macci was inducted into the USPTA Hall of Fame USPTA Professionals to become the 19th professional honored. The USPTA Hall of Fame is the association’s highest honor and serves as a place to recognize excellence in the tennis profession and commitment to USPTA, the world’s oldest and largest association of tennis-teaching professionals.
Rick’s athletic background in competing, mental toughness training, and his world-renowned communication skills have catapulted him to the top of the teaching profession globally. Rick is recognized in the tennis professions as the premier teacher for correcting technical flaws and building weapons. Rick has worked with some of the best athletes in the world and with parents who themselves have participated in professional sports and the Olympics.
Why Rick Macci?
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USPTA Florida Hall of Fame
In 2010, Rick was inducted into the USPTA Florida Hall of Fame and serves as a consultant on the USTA Player Development Program in Boca Raton, Florida. Rick has been the #1 tennis consultant for Donald Trump and T. Management. Rick has appeared on Sixty Minutes, Today Show, Good Morning America, Inside Edition, Day One, CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, USA, ESPN, Tennis Channel, BBC and sports talk radio shows around the world..
Rick sees the game like no other and is one of the most sought-after clinicians and motivational speakers in the country. His worldwide credibility as a communicator and presenter of developing and molding talent is unmatched in the tennis industry. Rick is the featured teaching pro on the award-winning instructional tennis videos (produced by the USPTA) that frequently airs on the Tennis Channel. Rick has received Hall of Fame induction honors for his accomplishments in basketball and tennis in his hometown of Greenville, Ohio.
He is available to all players of all ages for one-on-one private lessons which is the real key to talent development. With no more than 50 students per week, Rick knows how to develop talent and maximize one’s ability.
It is high-performance coaching at the ultimate level. His proven results speak volumes about Rick Macci’s ability to mold and develop talent to extract the student’s inner potential both on the court and in life. Pancho Sergua, one of the greatest minds ever in the game of tennis says, “Rick Macci is a real genius and is the best coach I’ve ever seen!”