Aaron has worked with players ranging from young kids to adults. He has been coaching competitive juniors since 2007 and has worked with several top ranked juniors in the nation including the former #1 player in Florida.
Aaron played for Florida State University and was ranked in the top 300 ITF juniors and the top 100 USTA national rankings.
Coach Katherine Pyne has been with IMG Academy since 2014. Before joining IMG Academy, Katherine previously played for the University of South Florida and for the University of Tampa tennis teams. She was on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee while attending the University of Tampa. Also, Pyne was on the Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Teams all of her college years.
Kei Nishikori has called IMG Academy his training home since the age of 14, and in 2014 he has been making history repeatedly. Most recently, Nishikori became the first Japanese-born male player to qualify for the ATP World Tour Finals. He clinched his berth in the prestigious event after defeating David Ferrer in Paris last week.
IMG Academy's Kei Nishikori has become accustomed to making history in 2014. Earlier this year, he became the first Japanese-born player to win a clay court title on the ATP Tour. He was the first Japanese-born player to reach the top-10 in the ATP Tour rankings.
IMG Academy's Michael Mmoh is one of the most promising rising talents in American junior tennis, and over the weekend he earned a big victory at the City of Brownsville Men’s Pro Tennis Classic in Brownsville, Texas, a USTA Pro Circuit event. With the win, Mmoh not only earned his first career pro tournament title, but he was the youngest player to win a pro event since Rhyne Williams won the Pittsburgh Futures in 2007.
In July, IMG Academy founder and tennis legend Nick Bollettieri was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Bollettieri was honored on campus at IMG Academy during halftime of the Ascenders 28-7 victory against north Florida powerhouse Trinity Christian Academy of Jacksonville.
Prior to joining IMG Academy, Matt was serving as the Owner/President and Head Tennis Professional at the APEX Tennis Club. In addition, his previous coaching experience includes Fayaetteville High School, Three Oaks Racquet Club and the Walmart Tennis Center.
As a former collegiate athlete at the University of Arkansas, Matt was a 4-year letterman and was co-captain of the Men’s Tennis team for 2 years. Matt brings his strong collegiate and coaching experience to IMG Academy and will be working with our top ITF juniors and serving as a mentor and coach to our student athletes.
German is originally from Spain and a former top 50 ATP Tour professional. He has notable victories against players such as: Guillermo Vilas, Emilio Sanchez, Alex Corretja and Cedric Pioline. Prior to his arrival at IMG Academy, German was traveling the World with players on the ITF tour. He spent 2012-13 traveling with WTA player Francesca Schiavone and has worked closely with the Spanish Tennis Federation.
German works with our top ITF juniors, traveling with them to tournaments while serving as a mentor and coach to our student-athletes.
The 2014 season has been a breakout year for IMG Academy's Kei Nishikori. Nishikori broke into the ATP top-10 for the first time in his career earlier in the year, prior to putting his name on the map with a monumental victory over world #1 Novak Djokovic at the U.S. Open and becoming the first male Asian tennis player to reach a Grand Slam final. Now, Nishikori has won two consecutive ATP Tour titles for the first time in his career.