Tennis Pros & Lesson Information
Director Of Tennis
Steve is a Cincinnati native and played number 1 singles for Wyoming High school and was voted to the high school all-star team. Steve played Division 1 tennis for the University of Miami Florida and then finished up at the University of Cincinnati playing both singles and doubles. Steve is a Cincinnati Met Doubles champion and trained at the prestigious Harry Hopman and Nick Bollitieri Tennis acadamies. Steve has been a teaching professional at many clubs such as Queen city, Eastern Hills, Cincinnati Tennis Club, Sawyer point and currently Harpers Point in the winter.
Steve is also currently the Head Boys and Girls Coach for Walnut Hills High School where he has been voted Coach of the year three times and led the Eagles to three championships. Steve has coached Touring pros, College players, nationally ranked junior players as well as adults and kids of all ages.
Assistant Tennis Pro
Alexa just completed a successful freshman year at Davidson College where she is a member of the Davidson Wildcats (Division 1) women’s tennis team. Alexa is double majoring in Economics and Political Science.
Prior to Davidson, she played No. 1 singles all four years for Sycamore High School. She qualified for the Ohio High School Division 1 State Tournament all four years finishing 2nd (singles – 2015), 3rd (singles – 2014) and 2nd (doubles – 2013). She was also a three-time All-State Division 1 First Team pick (2013-15) and team co-captain in 2015. She led the Sycamore team that finished runner-up at the 2015 Division 1 team state championships. She was named Sycamore’s Fall 2015 Female Scholar Athlete (one award per season), was an AP Scholar, graduated Summa Cum Laude and received Greater Miami Conference All Academic Honors (all four years). Alexa holds the all-time record for wins at Sycamore.
Alexa has played at the USTA National junior level for many years. She has been consistently ranked in the Top 20 in the Midwest and finished her junior career ranked 111 in Tennis Recruiting.
Assistant Tennis Pro
Meredith Breda is a 2016 graduate of Indian Hill High School. She has been playing tennis competitively and training at Queen City Racquet Club since the age of 10.
Meredith was consistently ranked in the top 100 players of the Midwest Section for every age group she participated in during her 8 years as a USTA junior competitor.
At Indian Hill High School, Meredith played #1 singles and doubles, was co-captain of the team, twice named Most Valuable Player as well as The Cincinnati Enquirer’s Division II Player of the Year in 2015 & 2016. She helped lead the team to three appearances in the Ohio Tennis Coaches Association (OTCA) team championships in 2012, 2013 and 2015. She was a three time Southwest Ohio District Champion in D-II Doubles with her partner Caroline Andersen and in 2015 the duo won the OHSAA State Championship in D-II Doubles.
In addition to tennis, Meredith has enjoyed performing on stage and was very involved in IHHS. She was a member of the Premieres show choir and was cast in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Pippin, Fiddler on The Roof, Once on This Island and Oklahoma. Meredith was an AP Scholar, Trained Student Leader and in National Honor Society, Indian Hill Television Network, Key Club and Co-President of French Club. Meredith signed to play tennis for DePauw University lady Tigers this fall and was also accepted into the school’s Media Fellows Honors Program.