Our Team

Jeff Spiers

President, Sport Operations

Coach Jeff Spiers has over 26 years of coaching experience and is also the Executive Director and co-owner of Aforza. His passion for tennis has kept him actively involved in the sport since he was 5 years old. Jeff has competed and coached at an international level, has managed many different clubs and has been actively involved in committees for both national and provincial sport organizations.

As a player, Jeff’s experience and accomplishments are unmatched. With consistent top junior rankings and 24 provincial titles to his name, Jeff has won more provincial titles than any other man in the history of Alberta and was inducted into the Tennis Alberta Hall of Fame in 2009.

Jeff is the only tennis coach in the history of Alberta to attain a Level 4 Coaching Certificate with Tennis Canada and has also earned the Elite Tennis Professional Certification with the USPTA. As a coach, Jeff has worked with people of all ages and abilities and has personally coached 25 Provincial Champions and six National Champions.

Level of certification and the associated organization:

Coach 4 – Tennis Professionals Association (TPA), Tennis Canada
Elite Professional – United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA)

Education, training and certifications:

Bachelor of Sociology, University of Colorado

Personal accomplishments:

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 All-American College Tennis Team, 1993
24-Time Provincial Champion of Alberta
Tennis Alberta Hall of Fame Inductee, 2009

Player accomplishments:

Six National Junior Champions
National Coach for Canada
Men's Assistant Tennis Coach for the University of Colorado

Favorite racket:

Wilson Blade

Favorite shoes:


Spare-time activities

Surfing, scuba diving, and spending time with family watching movies and playing board games