Ian is the founder of Tuscan Tennis Holidays. He has established himself as one of the top coaches in Scotland and holds the highest qualification attainable in the UK, the PCA Master.
Combined with managing a highly successful racquets and health club in Glasgow he continues to coach aspiring juniors up to national level and enjoys working with all levels of junior and senior players at the club.
He is a Scottish Internationalist who has played and coached tennis in America and Australia. Ian has also lived and travelled extensively throughout Tuscany and so can provide plenty of recommendations re places to visit, restaurants etc. He speaks fluent Italian.
Laura has also been a Scottish Internationalist at both junior and senior levels, and she is a qualified LTA coach. Apart from running the office of Tuscan Tennis in Glasgow, Laura is also instrumental in the success of our special hosted weeks in Tuscany , Sicily and Sardinia.
Laura is extremely popular with our regular clients and is generally thought of as the ladies tennis fashion guru. She also speaks fluent Italian.
Patrizia reached a WTA world ranking of 138, playing in many tournaments including Wimbledon, the French Open, the US Open, and was a member of the Italian Federation Cup Team. She now holds the highest coaching qualification attainable in Italy - Maestro
Leonardo has been working for TTH since 2009 and is one of our most popular coaches with adults and children of all ages. His wonderful, friendly personality helps him to engage extremely well with all our clients and his international tennis playing experience throughout Europe allows him to work effectively with even the highest standard of player.
Leonardo manages to combine his day job as a lawyer in Florence with his passion of coaching tennis for TTH.
Francesco has a degree on Motor Science - specifically for skill acquisition in sport.
As a player Francesco has competed in the 2nd level of Italian tennis which is equivalent to a 3.1 in the UK. He has worked at Match Ball for 5 years, being responsible for the physical training of players off court and technical on court work.
Francesco has become one of our most popular coaches in Florence over the past few years.