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Scott Williams
Scott Williams
Director of Tennis
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 Vision: To provide the highest standard of Professional Coaches, Curriculum , and Tennis Activities for our Student Athletes at Saint Andrew’s School.
 Goal:   Create a tennis environment where the students Mind, Body, and Spirit are constantly developing through the great game of tennis.
 
Saint Andrew’s Tennis Coaching Staff Anika Novacek and Rebecca Siegler
Coaches enjoying a night out with the Varsity Teams and Chris Evert.  Pictured from left to right: Chris Evert, Jeff Puhan, Diego Paredes, Rafa Curbelo, Scott Williams, Ron Seenauth.  Not pictured: John Forster. 2009 Florida State High School Doubles Champions Anika Novacek and Rebecca Siegler
 
Tennis Director – Scott Williams
Employed Since: 2003
Biography
Scott Williams has served as the Director of Tennis at Saint Andrew’s School since 2003. While at Saint Andrew’s, Williams coached Anika Novacek '11 to an individual state singles championship and runner-up overall title in 2007. In 2009 and 2010, he helped lead the girls team to a regional final appearance and the boys to a regional semifinals play in 2009. Also in 2009, he coached Anika Novacek and Rebecca Siegler '11 to an individual and overall state doubles championship title.
 
Coach Scott Williams and Tommy Haas Coach Scott Williams and Tommy Haas
Scott Williams has coached for over 28 years including former #2 ATP Tour player Tommy Haas. Williams practicing with Tommy Haas at the International Championships in Delray.
 
Coach Scott Williams with Max Mirnyi
Coach Scott has also worked with Max Mirnyi (Number 1 ranked doubles player ATP). Coach Scott and Max practicing together in Delray.
Coach Williams and his wife Candace, live in Boca Raton with their two children Jasmine and Jaden. Scott, Jasmine and Jaden
 
In addition to his director of tennis responsibilities, Williams is the Founder and President of Match Point Ministries and was named the 2009 Spiritually Tough Tennis Coach of the Year. Also in 2009, he hosted the first ever ATP Tour prayer breakfast in Delray Beach. In 2007 Williams offered the first Fellowship of Christian Athletes tennis camp in Florida. Williams has been the director of Spiritually Tough Tennis Camps since 2000.
 
Spiritually Tough Tennis
 
Williams is certified by the USTA as a High Performance Coach and Level III Coach and is certified as a Level 1 Professional by the USPTA. In addition to his tennis experience, Williams is a PSIA level III full certified ski instructor. Williams is also the author of Serious Tennis (Human Kinetic Publishers) and author and producer of the recently released Spiritually Tough Tennis DVD.
 
Williams has been ranked nationally in both tennis and skiing. He earned his varsity letter in 1985 from Eastern Washington University where he was voted the most inspirational team member. In 1987, Williams played #1 Staatsliga A Professional Club Tennis in Heitzing, Austria. In 1994, he was coached by Peter Haas while playing #1 Landesliga A Professional Club Tennis in Eickenau, Germany. Williams has played professional satellite and challenger events in Europe, South America, and the United States. Williams has won a total of 19 state championships in both tennis and skiing in Florida and Washington.
 
 
 
 
Diego Paredes
Fitness Director | Middle School Coordinator | Equipment Technician
Employed Since: 2008
 
Coach Diego and his wife Christy Coach Diego mission trip to Peru
Coach Diego and his wife Christy at the Sony Ericcson. Coach Diego organized a mission trip to Peru his home country in 2010.
Biography
Diego Paredes started playing tennis at the age of 12 in Lima, Peru. As a player he was ranked # 10 in Peru in the 18 yr and under category.
 
Diego played tennis at SCCC when they qualified for their first ever national appearance.
 
He later transferred to St. Thomas University where also received a full scholarship playing on the men's tennis team.
 
Diego has been coaching experience with players from entry level to high performance levels of play, and of every age: from toddlers to seniors.
 
He is experienced in group and private lessons. Diego has great knowledge and experience in the area of physical conditioning and fitness preparation of players since he has been a personal trainer as well. Additionally to all of that, he is also an expert in racket customization, gripping, stringing, and weighting and balancing of racquets.
 
Diego is also fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English.
 
 
 
 
 
Ron Seenauth
Technical Director | Quality Control
Employed Since: 2008
Ron Seenauth
Biography
Ron and his family moved to Boca Raton in 2001 after his son Casey graduated from Kings Park High School and went on to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh to major in Biology and play tennis for coach Pete Moss. Ron has been married for 26 years to Evelyn a retired registered nurse from Mt. Sinai Hospital in Manhattan New York.
 
Ron’s second child Caren is a very high achiever in tennis.  Caren has been ranked as high as #4 in the 16’s and 18’s age groups in Florida and #35 in the country.  Caren received a full scholarship at the University of Miami under coach Paige Yaroshuk Tews.  While at the University of Miami Caren helped her team to make it to the finals of the NCAA where they lost to the Stanford girls’ team but came in second in the country that year.
 
Coach Ron’s favorite motto is “if you do the things you always do, you will have the results you always had and anything is possible to a willing MIND”.
 
Ron has over 20 years of high performance training.
 
He is a professional certified instructor with U.S.P.T.A.
 
Coach Ron has instructed players from their very first shot to a world ranking of 1100 on the pro tour.
 
He is very familiar with preparing players for college.
 
Ron has the technical ability to recognize and adjust player’s strokes and game without paralyzing that player and ultimately bring out the best in that player.
 
Ron has worked at Tennis Time, Sport Time, Deer Park Tennis and several clubs around Long Island NY where he has coached players from 4 yrs old to 80 yrs old.
 
Coach Ron is or Technical Director of Tennis St Andrews School.
 
Ron has been committed to St Andrews tennis for two consecutive seasons and is looks forward to improving our students to be the best they can be.
 
 
 
 
 
John Forster
Lower School Director
Employed Since: 2010
 
Biography
 
John has the following teaching certifications:
 
USPTR Certified Teaching Professional 1981-Present
 
USTA Certified High Performance Tennis Coach 2007-Present
 
USPTR Symposiums, Hilton Head, SC 1981-2005
 
USPTR Tennis Professional Certification, Van Der Meer Tennis Academy, Hilton Head, SC 1980-1981.
 
John was the Director of Tennis at the Lebanon Country Club, Lebanon, PA 1991-2009 where he directed the following:
 
John Forster
Developed and implemented programs to teach and motivate over 100 Club Players yearly, ages K-adult
 
Provided high energy instruction through technical lessons, clinics, match play and intrateam sessions
 
Initiated and coordinated ladies league, tournament play, and round robins within and outside of the club
 
Directed fun and creative summer camps and after school programs for elementary and middle school students
 
Achieved success with high school students, producing varsity players and county champions
 
Involved entire tennis families by arranging family fun nights, picnics, and end- of – the year banquets
 
John has worked as a private training/traveling coach for National Juniors, Hilton Head, SC 1984-1986
 
He was a also a tennis pro/ Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, Bradenton, FL in 1982
 
At present John teaches his own three tennis-loving daughters, with Bridget currently holding a Girl’s 12’s Top 20 National Ranking.
 
He has hosted and instructed tennis to 400 students benefiting charity.
 
In 2003 - John was in the Guinness Book of World Records Holders- This documented event was held at the Cornwall Elementary School tennis courts in Cornwall, PA for the longest lesson taught by a single pro, where 6,177 balls were continuously fed to the 457 kindergarten through fifth grade students in three hours!
 
   
   
 
 
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