WTT’s Orlando Storm Announces New Leadership for 2020

March 1, 2020

Orlando, FL. (February 25, 2020) —The Orlando STORM, Florida’s only professional tennis team, will have new leadership on, and off the court as the 2020 World TeamTennis season launches on Sunday, July 12 at 5 pm against the Philadelphia Freedoms.

Former ATP Tour Professional and Veteran Tour Coach Jay Gooding brings over 20 years of professional tennis experience to the STORM’s sideline as the team’s new Head Coach. In his role, Gooding will lead all competitive aspects of the team, and will also be active in the community promoting the STORM and World TeamTennis.

“It is an honor for me to have been selected to coach the Orlando Storm” said Gooding. “My family and I have loved making Orlando our home these past four years and we look forward to this new experience to strengthen our roots here. The Orlando Storm have proven to be a great addition to the WTT franchise and the Orlando tennis community, which is growing strong in Central Florida. I hope to contribute to a successful season both in the standings and with the camaraderie of our team.”

Gooding has been based in Orlando for the last four years and is co-founder of the new Gooding Todero Academy (GTA) in the Lake Nona Sports District.