Coach Wayne St. Peter
M.T.A. Awarded 2016

Lifetime Service Award


Head Coach and Teaching Pro
Wayne St. Peter

Coach Wayne St. Peter is the Head Coach of Cheverus High School men’s team, former University of Southern Maine Women’s Varsity Head Tennis Coach, Men’s Assistant Coach & is a teaching professional at the Foreside Fitness & Tennis in Falmouth, Maine. Here are a few of his coaching accomplishments:

  • 2018 Maine Tennis Association Junior Development
  • 2016 Maine Tennis Association Lifetime Service Award
  • 2011 Maine Tennis Association Junior Development and
    High School Coach of the Year
  • Founder of the St. Peter’s Grand Slam Tennis Camp 1990
  • 2005 USTA New England’s Educational Achievement Award
  • 2005 Tennis Industry Associations Commitment to Tennis Award
  • 2005 Maine’s top teaching Pro by the Professional Tennis Registry
  • 30 year’s Certified Professional Tennis Registry teaching pro
  • Maine’s only PTR Teaching Professional with a Pro4 rating
  • 11 year’s Head Coach University of Southern Maine
  • Coached University of Southern Maine player’s to 23 singles & doubles titles at the Little East Conference Championships
  • Four Doubles Championships at Intercollegiate Grass Court Championships played at the Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I.
  • Winner 2001 National District USA Team Tennis Junior championship
  • 25 years coaching high school tennis
  • Former Vice President of the PTR New England
  • 25 years board of director of the Maine Tennis Association
  • Nominated for the PTR International Humanitarian Award 1999
  • 1999 USTA New England’s Jack Lynch Award for the top junior tennis tournament in New England




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2016 Ben Putnam Awarded MTA 10 & Under Pro of the Year

Tennis Director and Head Pro Ben Putnam has been with St.Peter’s Grand Slam Tennis for over 15 year’s. A certified teaching pro for 10& Under and 11-17 Year old’s by the Professional Tennis Registry. Ben is also a teaching pro at Foreside Finess & Tennis



gavin“Coach Gavin Glider

is the Head Coach of Windham High School men’s tennis team, and former assistant coach for the Waynflete women’s tennis team. Before coming to St. Peter’s Grand Slam Tennis, Coach Glider was Director of Competitive Tennis and Assistant Director of Tennis Programs at a residential camp in Maine from 2009-2014. Coach Glider is a PTR certified tennis professional (11-17 and adult), and has been teaching tennis for the past 10 years.”





George Budri

P.T.Certified 10 & Under

George is now in his fourth year with St. Peters Grand Slam Tennis. George has attended St. Peter’s Grand Slam Tennis Camps since he was 8 year’s old. He played number 1 Singles for Cheverus High School and now attends the University of Maine



Jill Thomas

PTR Certified

Jill is now in her second year teaching for St. Peter’s Grand Slam Tennis. Jill has also teaches the Yarmouth Recreation summer tennis programs and is the Head Lacrosse Coach at Yarmouth High School