Recognized by his peers as one of the world’s most accomplished tennis coaches, Harold Solomon is uniquely qualified to develop the careers of young tennis players.
As a professional player, Harold was ranked as high as number 5 in the world and won 22 ATP tour events. He has coached champion WTA and ATP tour players such as Mary Jo Fernandez, Jim Courier, Jennifer Capriati, Monica Seles and Anna Kournikova.
Harold plays active role in Florida Tennis SBT Academy both on and off the court.
Trey is a 3rd generation tennis teaching professional with USPTA Elite Level certification. In college, Trey worked for the Lipton Championships (now Miami Open) in Key Biscayne, FL. Upon graduation from college, Trey continued with the Lipton for 10 years as Director of Operations and eventually Tournament Director. Trey was founder and President of First Serve, a 10-year national non-profit tennis program in 50 cities throughout the United States. He is currently President of the Florida Tennis Foundation.
Trey was a nationally ranked junior singles and doubles player by the age of 11 and has a keen understanding of high-performance junior player development.
Coach Billy started his coaching career as a hitting partner for Venus and Serena Williams, Alexandra Stevenson and Peng Shuai. More recently he coached top WTA players including Johanna Konta, Yanina Wickmayer, Jarmila Gajdosova, Heather Watson and Akiko Morigami.
Billy has been the National Coach for Tennis Australia, the LTA (British Federation) and the Hong Kong Sports Institute and also assisted with the Japanese Fed Cup Team.
Billy was a highly-ranked national junior player and has Level A GPTCA (Global Professional Tennis Coach Association) Certification. We are pleased to have Billy as our Director of Tennis.
Jean Marc Bazanne
As a Junior Tennis Player, Jean Marc, or “Marco,” won the Eddie Herr International and was a semi-finalist in the Junior Orange Bowl. In addition, he became a highly ranked ITF Junior and went on to play Davis Cup for Haiti in 2010 and 2014. Marco has coached several WTA players during his coaching career and has traveled as a hitting partner for multiple ATP and ITF pro-level players. Marco is fluent in French, Creole, and English.
Tom has been the both – director of coaching and head pro at the Harold Solomon tennis institute. Tom has worked with elite level WTA pros Samantha Stosur, Rennae Stubbs, Elena Dementieva, Shahar peer, Vera Dushevina, Carly Gullickson and Laura Granville. Carly Gullickson won the US open mixed doubles under Toms guidance. Tom recently worked for Zhenjiang sports college in China assisting their WTA players with tournament preparations and travel. Currently he works with WTA pros and high-level juniors in the Delray beach area, in addition to helping the institute on a part time basis. Previously, he was a group leader at the Harry Hopman international tennis academy in Wesley chapel, FL.
As a player, Tom was consistently ranked in the top 10 in Australia in the U16 and U18 age groups.
Tangerine Manning was a top ranked Junior Player in the late 80’s. She was ranked number #1 in the state of Kentucky as a junior, top 5 in the Southern Division, and a top National Player. Due to reoccurring injuries Tangerine retired from tennis in 1992, and studied Food Science and Human Nutrition at The University of Florida.
In 2014 Tangerine decided she wanted to come back to tennis and started training at the Solomon Academy. In 2014 she traveled to the US Open to be a hitting partner for two players. With such a background in tennis, fitness, nutrition and management over the last 20 years, Tangerine has learned what it takes to develop a top player.
Mary C Ginnard
Mary is one of the most accomplished amateur tennis players in the world. She has won 30 some national singles and doubles championships. She has been ranked #1 in Florida singles # 2 nationally and #1 in national and international doubles. She has represented Ohio and Florida in inter-sectional team play and has also been selected to represent the USA in international team play for nearly two decades successfully winning all but one team cup. In 2012 she received the female player of the year award from the USTA Florida division the same year she won the Grand Slam in national doubles competition.
She is a current USPTA level 1 with over 15 years of service. She possesses that rare talent that allows her to translate her skills and experience in any stage of player development.