Nicholas Bollettieri is an American tennis coach who is credited with developing many world-class champions, including Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, Monica Seles, and Mary Pierce. Recently, he has worked with 2006 U.S. Open champion Maria Sharapova, Jelena Janković, and Nicole Vaidišová. He has also worked with Tommy Haas, Max Mirnyi, Xavier Malisse, Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Martina Hingis, and Marcelo Ríos. He also coached Boris Becker for two years.
The Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy (NBTA) is located in Bradenton, Florida, and was founded in 1978 by Nick Bollettieri as a full-time tennis boarding school that combines intensive tennis training with an academic curriculum.
The NBTA utilizes 35 hard courts, 16 clay courts (one red clay court), and four indoor courts.  The NBTA stresses discipline, responsibility, and effort and aims to develop its students on and off the court.