Head Coach Phil Girardi
Coach Girardi is in his fifth
year as the tennis head coach at St. Petersburg College. He has spent the last
16 years teaching tennis. He is in his 14th year as Head Professional and
Director of Tennis at Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis in Treasure Island. He has
trained the varsity and junior varsity programs at Admiral Farragut Academy for
12 years. In 2006, his team of 18-and-under juniors won the National United
States Tennis Association (USTA) Jr. Team Tennis Championships in Tucson, Ariz.
This team has won numerous Sectional Titles in his time at Treasure Bay.
Girardi is a Professional Tennis
Registry trained professional, is on the Board of Directors for the Florida
Section and the National USTA Junior Team Tennis Council and is involved with
the United States Tennis Association, serving as District Director and star
Coach Girardi graduated from
East Bay High School in Riverview where he began his tennis career. He played
up to the open USTA Division and became a teaching pro in 1992.