Coach Al Slawson is the Boys and Girls Tennis Coach at Shaker Heights High School in Shaker Heights Ohio. He has accumulated 970 career wins with his tennis teams.
He has received the prestigious, United States Professional Tennis Association, High School Coach of the Year Award. He was awarded Plain Dealer Coach of the Year 5-times. His team career wins include, 1 State Team Championship, 7 District Team Championships, 14 District Doubles Championships. State Doubles – 2nd & 3rd, 3 District Singles Championships, State Singles – 2nd.
Coach Slawson has recently furthered his tennis education by studying under Coach Tomaz Mencinger – developer of “Feel Tennis” videos. He also, attended the “Big Point Player” camp with Mark Jeffrey (Gladiator Tennis).
Coach Slawson is currently the Camp Director for the City of Shaker Heights. He is frequently a Speaker at Ohio Tennis Coaches Association annual clinics. Coached Slawson has coached Yellowball Tennis Camps with Mary Herrick in past years and will be joining the team of tennis professionals this summer to offer his expertise to the players at our camp. Welcome Coach Slawson!
- United States Professional Tennis Association, High School Coach of the Year
- 5-Time Award Winner – Plain Dealer Coach of the Year