Joey Johnson is entering his first year as head coach of the BYU women's tennis team.
Johnson has spent his professional career devoted to coaching and successfully training top-level tennis players. He created a mental training program for competitive athletes, teams and organizations titled Worthy to Win.
For the last 15 years, he has been conducting personal seminars and training sessions regarding this unique and successful program. He currently consults with professional, Olympic, amateur and junior Athletes from a variety of sports.
From 2001-2003 Johnson was with World Class Coaching in Denver, Colo., where he was a private coach on the ATP Mens Tour. He also spent four years as the Director of Tennis at Woodmoor Country Club in Monument, Colo.
Since graduation, Johnson has been coaching individual tennis players throughout the western United States.
Playing Career: He competed at the collegiate level at Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas where his team won back-to-back national championships and then went on to play at the University of Mississippi where he garnered Academic All-SEC honors in 1987. During his years as a student-athlete, the mens tennis team was consistently ranked in the top-25 in the NCAA.
Education: Johnson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from the University of Mississippi.
Family: He is married to the former Wendy Hayes, they have five children, and reside in Salt Lake City.