Our Coaches

Meet The Team

The Field Club contracts with ACE Tennis Management to provide social and instructional programming for its members and to maintain their 16 court facility.  ACE Tennis Management and ACE Tennis Academy are owned and operated by Jeff Weaver, who has over 25 years of knowledge and experience in the Atlanta tennis market. 

ACE provides excellent customer service and exceptional player development while creating a family oriented tennis community.  ACE also provides 8 full-time certified instructors that have extensive knowledge of managing, programming, facility design, court maintenance, and event planning.

Jeff and his team have called the Fields Club home since 2005,

Jeff Weaver

Fields Club Tennis Director

Owner, ACE Tennis Management & ACE Tennis Academy

Jeff Weaver, a USPTA P-1 certified professional, has been developing top national juniors in the Atlanta area since 1992 and has successfully managed adult and junior programs at public and private tennis facilities for 25 years.  
After playing for the University of West Georgia and graduating with a Management Degree, Jeff spent 4 years serving as the Head Professional at Horseshoe Bend Country Club.  ACE Tennis Academy was founded in 1994, and quickly grew into the largest tennis academy in the country (encompassing 7 sites in 4 states with over 500 competitive juniors and over 30 coaches).  Under Jeff’s leadership, ACE has produced eight #1 players in the country.
Serving as the Director of Junior Development for Operation Tennis Incorporated (OTI), Jeff managed the junior programs (under the name ACE Tennis Academy) for all OTI locations.  OTI, owned by Jon Niemeyer, has managed some of the top facilities in Atlanta over the past 30+ years including Racquet Club of the South, the Stone Mountain “Olympic” Tennis Center, Blackburn Tennis Center, and Dekalb Tennis Center. Since Mr. Niemeyer’s retirement, ACE Tennis Management has continued to provide exceptional quality in facility management and tennis programming.
ACE has called the Fields Club home since 2005.

Key Accomplishments​

  • Co-Founder of Pickleball Flex League

  • Directed over 100 junior USTA sanctioned tournaments.

  • Directed and hosted two, $25,000 WTA Challenger events.

  • Eight (8) juniors achieved a year-end ranking of No. #1 in the country.

  • Seven (7) juniors were selected by the USTA to represent the United States in international team competition (Team USA).

  • Twelve (12) “Gold Balls” (USTA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS) were won by ACE Academy juniors in their respective age divisions.

Erin Johansson

Office Administration

Coming soon.

Charlie Zeigler

Adult and Junior Coach

Charlie graduated from Lees McRae College where I played tennis for 4 years on a team that finished top 20 in the country.  I worked as a staff pro training national, southern and state level juniors at three junior tennis academies,  IMG (Nick Bollettieri), Tennis Academy of the South and ACE Tennis Academy.  I also worked as a Head Professional at the Buckhead Towne Club.  With that experience, I moved on to be the Head Professional and then Director of Tennis at the Racquet Club of the South for 6 yrs.  For the last 12 years, I have managed my own tennis program in Alpharetta at The Ridge Swim and Tennis working with all stages of tennis development. In 2012, I came back to ACE Academy as the Director of the ACE Competitive, Futures, and Kids Academy.  I’m excited to be on ACE Academy’s staff again which I believe to be the best in the city.

Dylan Wright

Adult and Junior Coach

Dylan graduated from Emory University with a double major in Economics and Philosophy. While at Emory, he played for four years on the varsity team, including being a member of the 2012 NCAA Division III National Championship team.
He grew up training at ACE Academy while competing at a Sectional and National level as a junior.
Dylan began coaching at ACE shortly after graduation and is working with players of all ages and skill levels.

Shannon Bettiol

Adult and Junior Coach

Shannon grew up training at ACE and played collegiate tennis at Division 1 Western Carolina University for 4 years. 
She is the ACE Kids Academy Director and also coaches high level juniors and adults at both Medlock and The Fields Club. Shannon is a USTA Net Generation ambassador and continues to encourage the development and love for tennis to youths.

John Lawrence

Adult and Junior Coach

Coming soon.

Thomas Cook

Adult and Junior Coach

Coming soon.

Keri Frankenburger

Adult and Junior Coach

Coming soon.

Sean Aquio

Adult and Junior Coach

Coming soon.