Champion Academy

Director of Tennis - Global

Sarah Stone is the founder and CEO of The Women's Tennis Coaching Association and is the former chairperson of the Women's Tennis Board at the Professional Tennis Registry. Stone is extremely passionate about using sports for social change. She is an internationally experienced high-performance tennis coach who has spent extensive time working with the world's best juniors and WTA tour players. Stone’s coaching accolades include Grand Slam winning coach as the coach of Samantha Stosur, who won three Grand Slam titles while under her tutelage, tour coach of six WTA tour top 100 players, and private coach to over 20 athletes who have achieved division one NCAA athletic scholarships. USPTA and Tennis Australia registered coach Stone is the former Director of Tennis at Columbine Country Club in Colorado and Volunteer Assistant coach at Pac 12 school University of Colorado, Boulder. She has built her coach philosophy through her years of vast experience, believing that the art of teaching is the most critical skill when it comes to helping a beginner level player get started or creating a Grand Slam champion. Stone has proven success in leadership, operational excellence, and organizational development with a keen understanding of what it takes to develop champion tennis players. Stone is recognized for having exceptional ability when it comes to the technical development of players' strokes and being an industry leader who has inspired significant change in women's tennis.