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Internationally recognized as one of the top developmental coaches and coaching educators in tennis. Over 29 years, Saviano has coached and developed more than 50 ATP & WTA players, Grand Slam winners, World #1’s; Junior Wimbledon, US Open, French Open and Italian Open Champions, 24 USTA National Junior Champions, 8 Foreign National Junior Champions and more than 25 ITF Junior Champions, including Sunshine Cup, Orange Bowl and Eddie Herr winners.
Saviano served as USTA’s Director of Coaching for Men’s Tennis, Director of Coaching Education & Sport Science and National Coach. Nick was named United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Developmental Coach of the Year and USTA Florida Section Developmental Coach of the Year for 2006. In 2007 he received the Tennis Canada Coaching Excellence Award. Saviano is both a USPTA and PTR Master Professional and was named USPTA Touring Coach of the Year in 1993 and again in 2014, more recently known as the Tim Gullikson Touring Coach of the Year award.
Recognized by the PTR with the 2015 Jim Verdieck Touring Coach of the Year Award
Recipient of Tennis Canada Coaching Excellence Award
United States Olympic Committee Developmental Coach of the Year
USPTA and PTR Master Professional; 2-Time USPTA Touring Coach of the Year
Author of Best-Seller, “Maximum Tennis”
Winner of 4 ATP Titles
Member of NCAA National Championship-winning Stanford Team
As a player, Saviano was a top nationally-ranked junior, a two-time Stanford University All-American and NCAA National Championship-winning Team Member and a world-class ATP Tour professional for nine years, achieving rankings in the top-50 in singles with wins over top-10 players on multiple occasions en route to four ATP Tour titles. Saviano authored Maximum Tennis: 10 Keys to Unleashing Your On-Court Potential; one of the best-selling tennis books in the world, and has written for major publications on all aspects of the game. Saviano is one of the most sought after speakers on developmental coaching, having presented programs and lectures throughout the world, including the U.S., England, France, Spain, Australia, Mexico, Japan and Ireland. SHPT instructors are hand-picked by Saviano and trained in his proven philosophical approach to the game, belief in the moral value of hard work and a methodology that delivers success.
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