Danny Witt is a USPTA Certified Professional who has spent more than 20 years developing competitive junior tennis players. He has coached USTA Team Florida teams, has been awarded the Junior Coach of the Year multiple times, and has coached several Jacksonville area high school Players of the Year.
Danny is a board member of the USTA Florida Section Junior Coaches Commission and the University of North Florida Athletics. Prior to establishing Witt Tennis, Danny served as the Director of Regional Development for Todd Martin Tennis and managed tennis clubs as the Director of Tennis. As a player, he achieved success as an All American at the University of North Florida and is a member of the UNF Hall of Fame.
Juan Coronel, born and raised in the republic of Panama, learned tennis under the tutelage of Stanley Loney in Rainbow City, Canal Zone. Early in his career he distinguished himself as top junior and open player representing Panama in international competitions. Juan came to the United States on a tennis scholarship attending Hampton Institute, in Hampton Virginia, majoring in Speech Pathology and Audiology. He was a member of the 1976 NCAA Division 2 National Champions, The Hampton Pirates.
A U.S. Citizen since 1986, Juan has over 35 years as a very successful tennis professional working with juniors, as well as professional on the WTA and ATP professional tours. Juan traveled the world as a circuit player and a coach, being based in Monte Carlo for years. Juan’s passion for the game always steered him in the direction of coaching and teaching. Since playing on the professional tennis circuit, Juan has been tennis director of many country clubs in the metropolitan New York area as well as clubs on the east coast and southwest. Juan served as the Davis Cup Coach in 2003 for Panama and continues to serve as an advisor for tennis in Panama, helping juniors achieve their dreams of coming to the United States on tennis scholarships. During the winter months Juan is in the Tampa Bay area serving as a private coach. When not in Florida, he is in his native Panama with his family. Juan is fluent in four languages, English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian.
Ricardo “Flash” Williams – Olympic sprinter, All American, Personal Trainer, including tennis players
Ricardo believes that the MIND, BODY, and SOUL must work together to live a complete life.
As a child or young adult, he can help you refine your skills to be at the top of your game in whatever sport you choose. If you’re an adult, he can help you get into shape or help you maintain an active life no matter how old you are. He’s worked with beginners and accomplished athletes that want that “Olympic” edge to become the best. He will give you his personal experience and personal attention to help you make it happen.
Dash Connell joined the staff at Tyler Junior College in 2009, serving as an assistant to Coach John Peterson. Upon Coach Peterson's retirement after the 2011 season, Dash was given an interim title and led both the men's and women's tennis teams to significant national success. Prior to returning to TJC, Dash was on the Willow Fork Tennis Professional staff in Katy, Texas.
Dash was born and raised playing tennis in the state of Texas. He attended Katy Taylor High School, where he was a part of two State Championship teams and won the State 5A Doubles Championship in 2001. He earned the Clarence Mabry Award and was named the Art Faust Sportsmanship Award recipient at the Texas Boy's Super 18 Championships.
Dash went on to play for Tyler Junior College and helped the team win National Championships in 2002 and 2003. He was named an NJCAA All-American in doubles in 2003 after finishing No. 1 in the nation. After Tyler, he attended Texas A&M University and contributed to the tennis team in College Station in 2004 and 2005. He later received his Bachelor Degree in History at Texas A&M. He received his Master's in 2011 from UT Tyler in Health and Kinesiology. He received the Donnelly Award from Billy Jean King in 2003 and later the ITA Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship Award for the junior college level. TJC has won national championships in men's tennis in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2010, 2013, 2018, 2019 and 2021; and in women's tennis in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2018, 2021 and 2022.