Meet Your Coaches!
Owner / Head Coach
Steve opened Ace Tennis Academy in 1990 after getting his N.C.C.P Instructor level I and II. Steve wanted to spread his love for tennis and help kids everywhere get active! Since then Steve has helped over 15,000 children discover tennis and helped many to go on to a career in the sport. In addition to playing tennis, Steve played competitive hockey, soccer, and golf. Steve earned his Club Pro 2 qualification from Tennis Canada in 2015.
Katerina started with Ace Tennis Academy when she was only 5 years old as one of our participants, fast forward 14 years and now she spreading the joy of the sport to other young minds. Katerina was recognized on the honor roll of SCSC championships after provincial achievements in mixed doubles and currently plays for the UofA. Go Pandas!
Kirsten started playing tennis at the age of 5 because her older sister was taking lessons. By the age of 7 Kirsten won the Ontario Rogers Rookie Under 10 Tour. At age 10, she was invited to join Tennis Canada’s U12 National Squad. Kirsten won the Girls U12 and U14 Singles Alberta Indoor Provincial Championship at 10 years old. In July 2011, she competed for Canada in the U12 European Tennis Association Tour in Italy. Kirsten competed in her first Canadian National Championship at the age of 9 and her best finish was 8th in Canada. She plays singles and doubles. Her older sister is her best friend and doubles partner.