Born in Lakeland, Florida, Shaun grew up playing tennis in Florida gaining a state ranking at the age of 13. After moving to New Orleans, Shaun received a tennis scholarship to Jesuit High School. During that time he earned top rankings in the states of Louisiana, Illinois, # 5 in the Southern Region and #17 in the Nation for the USTA. Earned a full scholarship and played #1 for University of Southwest Louisiana (Ragin Cajuns). Shaun started coaching in 1971 while playing for USL and has worked at developing players for the past 40 plus years. Scores of his students played college scholarship tennis and have advanced to the professional level. Joined the USPTA in 1973 and has massive experience as a teaching professional. In addition served as USTA Tournament official and founding member of the Georgia Professional Tennis Association. Worked with the Hopman Tennis Academy at Saddlebrook Resort for 10 years and over 25 years in Atlanta at Public and Private Club Facilities.PLEASE NOTE: Specialties are singles and doubles tournament level players, service, net and ground game development along with match play strategies. Will take beginner for a fast track series and/or doubles teams for competitive advancement sessions.