Steven Host


Steven Host

Professional skills

  • USPTA, USPTR and USTA High performance coach in the USA
  • Travel to ITF/ATP/WTA events as well and coordinate schedule and training loads for specific players.
  • Developed 12 juniors to Top 50 in the world for Junior ITF rankings.
  • Home base coach of Henri Kontinen, ATP doubles world no 1. 2016-2018.
  • Current back up travel coach for Emil Ruusuvuori ATP 70.
  • Oversee 12 and 14’s national teams as a coach for the Finland Tennis Association.
  • GPTCA Level B certified coach.
  • Former board member of USTA Midwest section, competitive players.
  • Tournament Director for USTA men’s $75,000 +H event in Boston, MA.
  • Assisted tournament director in running of USTA $100,000 women’s event in Midland, MI.
  • Oversaw and partook in training of ITF/ATP/WTA players, both on and off court.


  • GPTCA Level B coach 2017
  • ITF World conference 2013 Cancun, Mexico
  • Tennis performance trainer 2012, International Tennis Performance Association
  • ITF online school certification 2009Sanchez-Casal training course 2008 Naples, Florida
  • Sports Agent Certification 2005, Global Sports Network
  • Bachelor of Science in the area of Sport Management 2002, (Equivalency Degree), Arizona State University, USA.
  • USTA High Performance Coach 2002, Maryland, USA
  • South African National Coach 2001, Pretoria, South Africa
  • USPTR Pro Certification 2000
  • Diploma Fitness and Nutrition 1998