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At saviano high performance, we believe

there is no substitute for proven

Our developmental programs are comprehensive, highly personalized, and systematic training programs designed for students committed to pursuing collegiate or professional tennis careers. Built with the whole player in mind, our proven methodology is built on fundamental principals curated throughout Nick Saviano’s 40+ year career.

Depending on your schedule, you can choose a program that fits within your players constraints and skill level.

ABOUT NICK SAVIANO

Widely regarded as one of the world’s preeminent tennis coaches and experts in the field of coaching education, Nick Saviano brings a unique approach to the game of tennis. He stresses the value of hard work, character, and personal integrity, with the cornerstone of his philosophy being the idea that coaching and educating young people is a sacred trust.

Nick has 45 years of world-class tennis experience—nine years playing on the ATP tour, followed by 35 years as a high-performance coach. Prior to this, he was a top US junior player and an All-American at Stanford University.

As a coach, Nick Saviano has helped train over 75 tennis players who have gone on to professional tennis careers on the WTA and ATP tours, including Grand Slam winners, Olympic gold medalists, and world’s number one in singles and doubles. The junior players Nick has worked with have won virtually every major junior tennis event in the world.

Our Staff and affiliates

MEET THE SAVIANO TEAM

SAVIANO HIGH PERFORMANCE STAFF

John Sherwood

Academy Manager & Senior High-Performance Coach

John Sherwood (USPTA Elite Professional and USTA High Performance Coaching Graduate), is one of the most recognized High Performance coaches in the United States. John played Division I tennis for the University of Toledo, after which he embarked on a business career running national sales organizations,

Yonny Romero

Head Coach / Senior High-Performance Coach

Born in Venezuela, Yohny is a former professional tennis player who represented his country in many major tournaments. Yohny has been involved in the development of tremendous talent from Venezuela, his results and engaging coaching style got him to be the captain of Davis Cup and Fed Cup for Venezuela.

Diego Javier Varela

Head Coach / Senior High-Performance Coach

Javier has coached professional tennis players such as Agustín Callerí, Guillermo Coria, and Franco Squillari. As an ATP professional, Javier has ranked 230 in singles and 180 in doubles, earning him numerous awards that include Best performance at Junior Nacional Interclub 4 years in a row.

Junior Ore

High Performance Coach

Prior to becoming a certified coach, Junior Ore led an incredible college tennis career, earning him a spot in the top 3 USTA National rankings. Junior consistently ranked among the best recruits in the nation with 20 ITF future titles.

Joao (JC) Ceolin

High Performance Coach

With a 13.04 UTR, Joao dedicated his life to professional tennis where he has competed in many future tournaments as well as ATP challenger events. As a coach, João has coached many players that have recently become successful D1 college players and continues his passion of teaching at Saviano’s working with high performance students leading them to success.

Isabella Vasquez

10U Developmental Specialist

Isabella Vasquez, has been actively involved in tennis since her childhood. As a PTR Certified Instructor for over 7 years, Isabella has excelled at teaching game techniques and skills to children ages 10 and under, as well as game knowledge and skill development.

Daniel Ventura

Senior High Performance Coach

Daniel Ventura started playing Tennis at age 7, and quickly became one of the elite Spanish Junior Players. This lead him to Barry College where he was able to lead the team to the 2019 DII NCAA Championship, while earning his degree in Business Administration.

Natalie Mantilla

Office and Admissions Manager

Born in Caracas Venezuela, Natalie came to the U.S. and studied education at FIU. She has over 20 years experience coaching at the JCC in Aventura, FL, where she was responsible for lessons and mini camps.

STAFF AFFILIATES

Megan Neyer, Ph.D.

Ph.D., Certified Health Coach, NET Practitioner

Dr. Megan Neyer is the founder and principal of Neyer Performance Strategies, LLC, a company that specializes in individual, team and organizational performance with businesses and athletic teams. Her services include performance coaching, leadership development, wellness consulting, employee selection and talent development.

Page Love

MS, RDN, LD, CSSD

Page Love, MS, RDN, LD, CSSD, is a leading sport nutrition expert and owner of Nutrifit, Sport Therapy, Inc. A Georgia native, she went to Baylor University, where she played Div 1 tennis for 4 years. She loves working with any level of player who would like to improve their health and well being, and improve energy and performance.

Tara Collingwood

MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN, ACSM-CPT

Tara Collingwood is currently a nutrition consultant for the USTA National Campus. Tara is a sports dietitian who has worked with the Orlando Magic, University of Central Florida, Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute, World Wrestling Entertainment, and various individual recreational and professional athletes.

results that matter

the saviano difference

With over 40+ years in tennis, Nick Saviano & his team are passionate about an academy that grows a players not only on the court but as a person as well. This is not another cookie cutter approach to player development. Our expert staff works with each player to curate the very best in their game using our proven methodology that goes deeper than just hitting tennis balls.

Daily schedule

We are a program dedicated to True Player Development and work hard to accommodate our training evolutions, that address specific player needs as much as possible.
 
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WANT TO TRAIN AT SHPT?

Our full time developmental program is a comprehensive, highly personalized, and systematic training program designed for students committed to pursuing collegiate or professional tennis careers.

Our part time after school program is designed for competitive, tournament players of all levels, ages 9 to 18, looking for world-class tennis training in a weekly afternoon program.

Whether you are preparing for an upcoming tournament or are looking for personalized training, we offer week-to-week training for competitive players who are pursuing collegiate or professional careers. All seasonal players will be integrated into our Full Time Developmental program to get the highest level of training.

The Summer Visitor Developmental Program  is a highly focused, personalized, training program designed to help each player further develop all aspects of their game–technical abilities, strategies, mental and physical acumen. Our goal is for each player to reach maximum potential.

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