Coaches & Staff

coaching-3Dave Fullen is an ITTF Level 2+ certified coach and US Table Tennis Regional coach. He teaches most of the classes & clinics at Spin & Smash and focuses on developing strong fundamental strokes and footwork. As a student of the game Dave has studied and competed in various game styles including two winged looper, attacking chopper and pips out hitter.

Dave is also an avid hardbat and sandpaper player, and is the 2015 Arnold Fitness Championship Hardbat champion. As a media developer, Dave produced Dan Seemiller’s Complete Table Tennis DVD.

IMG_1391 Spin & Smash welcomes Jay Nelson as a coach and social director. Jay is a long-time player and coach with some great results.

Jay is available for private, Facetime and group coaching upon request. Contact Jay at Spin & Smash.



Here are some highlights from Jay’s playing and coaching career:

  • 4-time West Virginia state champion – singles
  • 5-time West Virginia state champion – doubles
  • 3-time North American teams division champion
  • 1-time World Police and Fire singles and doubles champion
  • Coach at Marshall University for 20 years
  • Coach at Ashland, KY club for 5+ years
  • Part-time travelling ITTF and USATT-certified coach during the last year


John Tannehill is a former #2 player in the US in the 1970s. With a rating of around 2300 he retains a high level of technique and a deep knowledge of the sport.

John was a member of the U.S. table tennis team during their storied visit to China in April 1971 that was dubbed “ping pong diplomacy.”

Contact Spin & Smash to inquire about private, semi-private or group coaching with Dave or John.




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