David Witt is a well-known former American professional tennis player. The multi-talented tennis player worked as the former long-time coach of Venus Williams. He played tennis for a very short time and started working as a trainer. Witt won two challenger-level events in his career: Guadalajara, Mexico in 1992 and the Levene Gouldin & Thompson Tennis Challenger at Binghamton, New York in 1997.
David Witt was born on June 2, 1973, in High Point, North Carolina. He seems to the only child born to his parent. Witt has become very much successful in keeping his personal life away from the media.
David Witt's Career Earnings and Net Worth
David Witt has an estimated net worth of more than $300,000. He has earned most of his net worth from his successful tennis career as a player and a coach. Totaling his prize money from his tennis career, Witt has made $309,000.
David came to the limelight after his player; Venus won several titles under his mentorship. As of now, He is coaching an American professional tennis player and the daughter of American Billionaire Terry Pegula, Jessica Pegula. The average salary of a tennis coach currently working in the States is more than $60,000.
David started playing tennis from a very early age. He was the winner of the USTA Boys' 16s Clay, Hard and National Championships and was the top-ranked under-16 in the USTA in 1989. He did not have a promising career as a player. Although he turned professional in 1991, he could not win any major event.
Witt and his partner Brian MacPhie reached the final of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships but lost the final. He was into the first round of Wimbledon and had reached the Quarterfinal of the Australian Open in 1998. David reached his highest career ranking of 157 in the Doubles in 1994. The tennis player announced his retirement in 2005 and turned into a professional tennis coach.
Before retiring from tennis, In 2002, Williams' sister approached him to work as their hitting partner during their participation at the Bausch & Lomb Championships at nearby Amelia Island. He could be seen attending most of their games. However, He started working for both of them but later turned his focus to Venus. Venus ended the partnerships in 2018 for unknown reasons.
After separating from Venis, David did not work with much and was approached by Jessica Pegula. Under his mentorships, Jessica has won several titles to her name.
Personal Life of David Witt
David must be a married man living a happy married life. There is not a single word about his personal life with the public. Also, he has been successful in keeping his family out of reach of the media.
Witt currently resides in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, along with his family. Talking about David's physical appearance, he stands six feet and three inches tall and weighs over 70 kgs.
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