Our Team

Luciani Tennis Player Development boasts a staff of highly competent and experienced professionals. Check us out:

Lance Luciani

Director of Luciani Tennis Player Development


Lance Luciani is a native of Pennsylvania relocating to Florida 14 years ago. He has 25 years of coaching experience including being in charge of the Tactics and Strategy Division of the Bollettieri Tennis Academy for 9 years.  During that time he developed the Strategy Zone On Court Teaching System which has been responsible for creating players to the tops of USTA, ITF, and all the way to the Professional Tours.  He also has worked with Maria Sharapova with video analysis along with match analysis for the likes of Greg Rusedski, Nicole Vaidisova, and as a youth Andy Roddick.  Lance is personally responsible for setting the path for the players of the training center. He is also a certified Session Administrator of the CVAC Recovery System.

Heath Turpin, Head of Player Development and Physical Training


Heath Turpin has years of experience training and traveling with the best players of the world.  His resume speaks for itself with his experience at the Bollettieri Tennis Academy and then developing players in his own program for the last nine years.  Heath's also has a background in physiology so he is in charge of all the individual fitness plans and rehabilitation plans for the academy.

Emily Mowery, Player Development Coach


Emily trained at Bollettieri Tennis Academy as a junior and then with a private coach eventually earning WTA Points.  She then played college tennis at the University of Miami as they obtained the #2 Ranking in America.


Besides being a world class hitter, Mowery has extensive travel coaching experience and player development skills that she implements daily.  Additionally, Emily is a certified CVAC Session Administrator. 

Angel Davila, Player Development Coach


Angel has a lot of experience coming to our team after running the Club Casa Blanca in Mexico City.  He does most f the stroke production changes with our players.  He also does a great job as a travel coach.  Angel has pro tour playing experience which helps him with making the players understand what is important in their developmental process.

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Luciani Tennis Player Development

Palm Aire Country Club

5601 Country Club Way

Sarasota, FL 34243


+1 941 9321744



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We are open during the following hours:

7am-5pm M-F, Saturday 8am-12pm

CVAC Hours by appointment



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