Rick Macci

Rick Macci is an American tennis coach and former player. He is a United States Professional Tennis Association Master Professional, and seven-time USPTA national coach of the year who has trained five number one ranked players: Andy Roddick, Jennifer Capriati, Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams and Venus Williams.

In 2010, he was inducted into the USPTA Florida Hall of Fame. He serves as a consultant on the USTA Player Development Program in Boca Raton, Florida. In 2017, he was youngest ever to be inducted into the USPTA Hall of Fame.

He started the Rick Macci International Tennis Academy in 1985,[8] in Haines City, Florida, at the Grenelefe Golf & Tennis Resort, where two of his students were Tommy Ho and Jennifer Capriati. In the summer of 1992, the Macci Academy moved to Delray Beach.

Over the course of his career, he coached many tennis players such as Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Andy Roddick, Tommy Ho, Maria Sharapova, Jennifer Capriati, Anastasia Myskina, Mary Pierce, Vince Spadea, Tornado Black, Sofia Kenin, Hurricane Black, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Vicky Duval, Karim Alami, and Gabrielle Price.

On 13 October 2017 Macci was inducted into the USPTA Hall of Fame USPTA Professionals to become the 19th professional honored, and youngest ever to be inducted.