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Genevieve Wright-Smith
Senior Coach

Gen Wright-Smith grew up in Kerrisdale and has played with Summer Smash Tennis Camps since she was 8 years old. Gen enjoys many sports like skiing, tennis, gymnastics and surfing. 

 

This is Gen’s fifth year as a coach with Summer Smash Tennis. Before coaching tennis, Gen started tutoring at the age of 13, and developed her love for teaching. Working with a variety of ages and personalities has enhanced her leadership skills. Gen believes that developing a positive attitude and good sportsmanship is just as beneficial as technical tennis ability. 

 

Gen hopes to pursue a career in mental health and social work. She studies Global Health and Sociology at the University of Toronto. She’s worked many customer service jobs at restaurants, cafes, and retail stores. In her free time, Gen enjoys making music and art and watching RuPaul’s Drag Race.

  • Tennis Canada  Instructor Level 1

  • CPR Certification

  • Heads Up Concussion Certification

  • Played with Summer Smash Tennis for 8 years

  • Over 5 years of coaching experience

  • Over 6 years of experience in the service industry

  • Captain of UBC High School Gymnastics Team

  • Dogwood Diploma (achieved 2019)

  • BSc, University of Toronto (2023)