Director of Racket Sports
Leading Pine Canyons Rackets Program for the past nine seasons, Trent Hayward is a former world-ranked competitor, professional player, NCAA D-1 MVP, and Guinness World Record Breaker in the sport of tennis.
Originally from Columbus, Ohio Trent began instructing tennis by volunteering with the Columbus, Ohio Special Olympics teams for eight seasons before relocating in high school to train full-time at IMG Academy in Florida. In addition to his experience in tennis, he is a certified IPTPA pickleball instructor and has established himself as a world-class player on the PPA pro tour. His coaching style is based on energy, encouragement, and challenging fun!
When trent is off the courts, you can find him enjoying hiking, biking, and exploring the out-back trails throughout Flagstaff, Sedona, and the Grand Canyon.