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 Zeigler played four years of tennis at Lees McRae College on a team that finished within the top 20 in the country. He has since trained national, southern, and state-level juniors at three junior tennis academies, including IMG (Nick Bollettieri), Tennis Academy of the South, and ACE Tennis Academy. He also worked as the Head Professional at the Buckhead Towne Club before serving as Head Professional and then Director of Tennis at the Racquet Club of the South for six years.

 

Charlie later established and managed his own tennis program in Alpharetta at the Ridge Swim and Tennis, working with students of all stages of tennis development. In 2012, Charlie returned to ACE Academy as Director of Junior Development for the Advanced, Competitive, and Futures Academy. He is excited to be on the ACE Academy coaching staff, which he believes to be the best group of tennis instructors in Atlanta!

Thomas Cook

Adult and Junior Coach

Shannon Bettiol

Adult and Junior Coach

Shannon Bettiol, a certified ACE Professional, grew up locally training at ACE with Jeff as her private coach. She was one of the top juniors in the country. She went on to graduate from Western Carolina University with a Sports Management Degree. In college, she played singles and doubles all four years. 

 

Shannon has since worked as a Summer Tennis Instructor at ACE Tennis Academy and a Director of Kids Academy Medlock Bridge Swim and Tennis. She currently is the Director of ACE Advanced Academy and the Director of Adult Programming at Fields Club Swim and Tennis.

Federico Kuiper

Adult and Junior Coach

Coming soon.

Zach Waldow

Adult and Junior Coach

Coming soon.

Keri Frankenburger

Adult and Junior Coach

Coming soon.

Sean Aquio

Adult and Junior Coach

Coming soon.