Rick Macci is a legendary tennis coach who has been coaching since 1985. In his career that spanned almost 37 years he has coached five of the best tennis players of all time. A few of his students stayed at the number 1 spot for quite some time. He is also known as the master professional coach of the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA). He has also been inducted into the USPTA hall of fame because of his outstanding contribution to the sport. You can say he in a way changed the sport and created many legends like Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Andy Roddick, Venus Williams and many more.
He also opened the Rick Macci tennis academy in 1985 which is situated in Florida. There he started training young students and one of his very first students was former world number 1 Jennifer Capriati. The success of Jennifer made Rick Macci one of the most popular tennis coaches of that time and in return his tennis academy became more and more popular as well.
Rick recently became more popular and was talked a lot about in the main stream media because of the movie King Richard. The movie was released in November of 2021 which highlighted Rick’s contributions to the Williams sisters career and they also confirmed that his 84 page plan helped them achieve the number 1 spot in the tennis world.
What is Rick Macci’s Net Worth?
As of 2021, Rick Macci net worth is estimated around approximately 2 million dollars. In the movie they also shared that he supposedly gets 15% of the earnings of the William sisters but that has not been confirmed yet. If that is true Rick is worth a lot more than the mere 2 million dollars because Venus William alone is worth about a 100 Million dollars and Serena who has been more successful is worth around 250 million dollars. So 15% of these would be quite a significant amount.
There have also been reports that he earns around $2000 a week from his tennis training academy that grosses about $250,000 of annual income. He has also appeared on numerous TV shows like Good Morning America, Sixty Minutes and various today shows on popular TV Channels such as BBC, CBS, ESPN, NBS etc. He has also been features on various radio shows for which he was also compensated one way or the other.
At the age of 67 Rick still has the passion for the game, he still wakes up at 3:30AM for early morning tennis sessions, this kind of desire and fire is really hard to find which makes Rick Macci as one of the best coaches the world of tennis has ever seen. He will continue to stay around and ensue his passion into the next generation of tennis. The world of tennis owes a lot of gratitude to this legendary player that later turned into one of the best coaches of all time.
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