Steve Walters graduated from Idaho State University with a degree in business. He is USPTA Pro 1 certified and has extensive experience training junior players at various junior academies around the nation including service as a pro for Saddlebrook International Tennis Center in Florida, John Newcombe Tennis Ranches in Vermont and Texas, and as Director of the Junior Program at the Pacific West/Bally Tennis Center in Puyallap and Federal Way.
Steve specializes in helping intermediate and tournament level juniors elevate their game to the next level of play. He also coached junior player Jared Palmer on the pro tour who was ranked #1 in the US boys 16 and under age bracket and reached the second round of the Junior US Open.
As a player, Steve has more than 200 wins in the men’s open singles in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) and Midwest Sections. In 2012, 2007, and 2002, he was the PNW sectional men’s doubles champion. In 1985 and 1986, he was the PNW’s mixed open doubles sectional champion and has been ranked as high as #1 in the men’s doubles and mixed open doubles in the PNW.
We are very pleased to welcome Steve to our team of pros here at TCSP.