Playing ExperienceCurrently Steve plays on the ITF Seniors tour (over35’s) he has been ranked as high as No2 in GB and has also gained a world ranking of 66 for singles. In the doubles category he has won the British Grass Court Championships held at The All England Club in both 2008&9. If you choose to come on a tennis week that Steve hosts be prepared to be challenged, worked hard and make changes to your game.
- Started playing tennis at 15years
- 1990 Played full time for 1year on the Dave Sammel squad
- Represented Staffordshire numerous times at winter and summer county week
- Recently represented Derbyshire at Summer county week
- 2007 British Team Doubles champion
- 2008/9 British over 35’s Doubles champion
- Over 35’s British Ranking No2 in 2008&9
- 2009 British indoor Doubles champion
- 2009 South of England Doubles champion and Singles runner up.
- Started coaching at the age of 19
- 1991-1997 – Set up the Steve Davies School of Tennis – Had a team of 4 coaches delivering Mini Tennis coaching in 25 primary schools coaching over 500 children per week. In 1996/7 the school coached 70% of Staffordshire’s junior county players.
- 1993-1997 – Set up Racquet Sports shop – Having accounts with Wilson, Dunlop, Head, Price etc.
- 1997-1998 – LTA County Performance Officer (CPO) for Nottinghamshire LTA
- 1998-2007 – Racquets Manager for David Lloyd Derby – Won Racquet Manger of the year in 2000&2004
- 2008 – Present – Set up Active Away Ltd – Tennis holiday Tour Operator gaining a small business ATOL License
- 2009 – Secured contract as David Lloyd Leisure’s preferred Tennis Holiday supplier.
- 2010 – Took over the management of The Aldemar Tennis Club in Crete
- 1988 – Gained LTA ECA Qualification
- 1991 – Gained LTA ICA Qualification