Johnnie is originally from the United Kingdom and came to the United States to play collegiate tennis in 2015. Johnnie was recruited to be part of William Wood’s inaugural tennis team, where he stayed for two years helping the team reach #5 national ranking and picking up awards such as First Team All Conference singles and doubles. He then transferred to NCAA Division 1 University of Dakota in 2018 where he played #3 in singles and #2 doubles and graduated in 2020 with a degree in Finance and Investment.

Johnnie first picked up a racket on holiday in Spain at the age of 5 and as a natural sportsman he quickly displayed a talent for the game, representing his county all the way through his junior career. As an Aegon Future Star Johnnie received LTA funding and attended regional and national training tennis camps. Having trained at a High Performance Academy and played both singles and doubles at national and international level for a number of years, he is able to bring a wealth of experience to the court, and a great passion and enthusiasm for the game. Johnnie is a LTA level 2 accredited tennis coach and has had 5 years experience coaching a wide range of abilities, from young children to junior performance players and adults. He joins TIA after having spent the summer at Southampton Racquet Club and a year as volunteer assistant coach at UND.