WORKING EXPERIENCE AS COACH

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. Professional WTA Tour Level Played  13 years of Experience, Entering Traveling and Organizing Professional Tournaments.
  2. Tournament Highest:       Singles: 114, Doubles: 49
  3. Experience of playing all 4 Grand Slams, Including 3rd Round Main draw Wimbledon
  4. Playing Fed Cup for South Africa
  5. LTA Licensed DCA Qualification (Coaches Certification Level 1)
  6. First Aid Appointed Person (CPR certified) 2004
  7. Was the Coaching Captain for the Surrey County Cup Team Girls u/14 who won the Competition (London, UK)
  8. Went on various oversees trips with world itf ranked juniors to junior ITF tournaments
  9. *See Detailed CV for Further Experience on Tour as Junior and Professional Player
  10. 2 Years of Working Experience at the South African High Performance Tennis Academy
  11. 4 Years of Working Experience at the Sutton Tennis Academy for High Performance Juniors in London, UK

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

  1. Set and Developed tennis programs, Created lesson plans, clinics structures, Summer camps for all ages and all levels.
  2. Monitored and Managed Staff in tennis programs, lessons, clinics and camps
  3. Managed groups of kids on touring camps, traveling locally and abroad

SKILLS

TENNIS INSTRUCTION SKILLS - ALL LEVELS AND ALL AGES

TENNIS PLAYING SKILLS (PRO LEVEL)

  1. Custom Racket Fitting/Testing - Equipment Recommendation, Strings, Stringing Pattern/Tension, Grip shapes, Weight and balance etc.
  2. Racket Restringing - Restringing, String Recommendation Type and Tension
  3.  
  4. Tennis Video: Technical analyses, Tactical planning, Video player marketing for Recruiting in High Schools and Colleges
  5. Tennis Nutrition: Food and Supplements Recommendation
  6.  
  7. Fitness Training Programs: Setting up and Writing: Flexibility, Stability, Strength, Agility and Speed Individualized programs for  performance players and recreational players.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

  1. Proficient in Microsoft Office,  Macintosh IWorks (office programs), Final Cut Pro (Video Editing Software)
  2.  
  3. Proficient in graphically designing News letter ads, Websites and Photo Editing.
  4.  
  5. Communication Skills: Effective communication with children of all ages, adults and parents.
  6. Self Motivated, Flexible, Reliable, and a Quick Learner, Self Studies

ORGANIZING SKILLS:

  1. Traveling Arrangements, Lesson Reports, Invoices, Scheduling
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  3. Internship at South African High Performance Academy:
  4. Used all above Skills and Leadership, implemented exercise programs
  5. Internship at Sutton Tennis Academy High Performance Centre
  6. Used all above skills and Leadership, and, implemented exercise programs

AS TRAVELING COACH WITH TOP JUNIOR PLAYERS

  1. Traveled with 5 Top junior players on several ITF Tours to Countries in Europe, North and South America.

AS COUNTY CUP COACH CAPTAIN

  1. Took the Surrey County Cup Team Girls u/14 who won the Competition