Rick Macci is an iconic tennis-teaching giant. Over the past 40 years his innovative, unique, and powerful on-court philosophies and passion have inspired millions of players and coaches at each level. Macci has coached players such as Karim Alami, Jennifer Capriati, Tommy Ho, Sonia Kenin, Bethani Mattek, Anastaysia Myskina, Mary Pierce, Tina Pisnik, Andy Roddick, Christan Rudd, Maria Sharapova, Vince Spadea, Venus and Serena Williams, and hundreds of other professional tour players around the globe.
Since 1985, Macci and his academy of USPTA professionals have produced 247 USTA national championships in singles and doubles. Rick has been an instructional editor for tennis magazine for over the past 30 years. A highly sought after motivational speaker, clinician, and author, his award-winning book, "Macci Magic" , a self-help novel and a snapshot of players Rick has coached, is among the most read tennis books ever. Macci has also consulted for Trump Management from 1998 to 2004. Macci, along with the USPTA, has produced many award-winning videos and his Improved Forehand Technique with Rick Macci video delivered more than a million views on YouTube. Macci is in the Hall of Fame for Basketball and Tennis in his hometown of Greenville, Ohio. He was honored recently by the USTA with the USA Legendary Coach Award. He is also in the USPTA Florida Hall of Fame and has been named Coach of the Year numerous times in Florida and won the USPTA Alex Gordon Professional of the Year Award in 2006. Macci now coaches at The Rick Macci Tennis Academy in Boca Raton, Fla., which hosts thousands of kids and adults throughout the year.