Coach Profiles

Selim Samman - Academy Director

  • Over 15 years of coaching experience developing thousands of young players
  • Houston Tennis Association JTT Captain Hall of Fame inducted 2017 
  • Directs Summer and holiday Camps; Junior Team Tennis (JTT) programming, 10U and Challenger Programs for King Daddy Sports
  • Provides an amazing, fun, learning and developmental environment for all students to learn and grow
Private Lesson Contact Info:
Phone: 832-661-7550
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Todd Smith

- Academy Coach

  • Over 25 years of coaching experience
  • Taught at Clemson and Kentucky under Coaches Chuck Kriese & Dennis Emery
  • Coach with King Daddy sports since 2003 
Private Lesson Contact Info:
Phone: 832-515-6070
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Willie Salvador - High Performance Coach

  • USPTA Certified
  • Over 20 years of coaching experience
  • Coached players to compete at college & professional levels
Private Lesson Contact Info:
Phone: 281-684-6927
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Vasili Borissov - High Performance Coach

  • USPTA & USPTR Certified
  • 13 years of coaching experience
  • Experienced in developing high performance players in Academy style format
  • Results driven coach providing high level instruction using new age techniques while reinforcing basic fundamentals
  • Achieved Junior ranking of top 3 in Texas at 12, 14, 16 and 18U age divisions
Private Lesson Contact Info:
Phone: 713-202-2747
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Judit Vives - High Performance Coach

  • Graduated from Texas A&M Corpus where she received a full tennis scholarship and was the 2016 team captain
  • Her team was the Southland Conference Champions in 2014, 2016 and 2017 where they went on to play in the Division 1 NCAA tournament
  • As a Junior, she was ranked in the top 50 in Spain for 6 years
  • She is bilingual in Spanish
Private Lesson Contact Info:
Phone: 361-737-2829
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