Jonny has a wealth of experience in tennis having been a strength and conditioning coach for over seven years, having worked with a range of players from mini tennis to full-time professionals. Jonny is a certified strength and conditioning specialist and a Master Tennis Performance specialist with the International Tennis Performance Association (iTPA) Previously he ran Science in Tennis a sport science provider for tennis players and is currently a partner with Claudio Pistolesi Enterprise delivering strength and conditioning support to international tennis players.
Academically he has an MSc in Sport and Exercise Science from Sheffield Hallam University whilst being an Associate Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University.
Howard has been the Head of Strength & Conditioning at USN Bolton Arena High Performance Tennis Academy or 8 years. He is an accredited S&C coach with the UKSCA, a Certified Tennis Performance Specialist with the iTPA and has a First-Class Hons degree in Sports Coaching – including several coaching qualifications. Prior to coaching, Howard spent 6 years in the Royal Marines Commandos, serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Howard has experience of preparing internationally competing Professional and Junior players at WTA, ATP, ITF and Tennis Europe levels, most notably working with two world number one athletes Ana Ivanovic and Laura Massaro (squash).