All posts tagged 10 and Under Tennis

We Coach TENNIS — December 16th, 2012

On this evening (with our guest connection suffering) J.P. Weber takes to the microphone and reads Robert Davis’ satirical story on playing the ATP tour and improving in the game of tennis. The story involves two players: Scotty Scramble and Willy Wanker. Scotty Scramble is the hard working player who wants to learn and desires to become better through the process. Willy Wanker just wants to be good and quick and does not care how he gets there.

 

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TAUT — A Meeting Happened In California

Little Mo Tournaments

If you are looking for an alternative to the USTA 10 And Under mandate here is one for you.  The Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation has a series of tournaments they run each year and all ages are able to play with the traditional yellow ball.

 

 

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We Coach TENNIS Radio Show – Sept 30, 2012

•The Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation was founded over 40 years ago and it is the subject of tonight’s show. Our guest this evening is Cindy Brinker Simmons. Cindy’s mother Maureen Connolly “Little Mo” may have been one of the greatest women’s tennis players ever. Cindy is now the president of the MCB Foundation and chief spokesperson for the Little Mo Foundation.

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We Coach TENNIS Radio Show — Aug 9, 2012

Brad Stine is the guest today. Coach Stine (born 1958) is an American tennis coach from Fresno, California. He is best known for coaching former No.1 ATP player Jim Courier, although he coached many other famous players.

Coach Stine started coaching with the USTA in 1986 as a member of the US junior national team. During that time the junior national team (Junior Davis Cup Team) included Jim Courier, Pete Sampras, Michael Chang, Malivai Washington, Todd Martin, Jonathan Stark, Jared Palmer, David Wheaton, and Jeff Tarango, who all reached top 100 ATP ranking, and many other notable players.

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We Coach TENNIS — July 5th, 2012

On the July 5th edition of the We Coach TENNIS radio show our guest is Doug Pielet. Doug is from Aurora, Illinois and he played on the Men’s Tennis Team at the University of Texas at Austin from 1983 to 1987. Upon receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in advertising, Doug was awarded the Earl Campbell Scholarship, and he was named to the Outstanding College Students of America. Doug came to UT from the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, which he also attended on a full tennis scholarship. In 1983 Doug Pielet was a member of the USTA Junior Davis Cup Team. Coach Pielet is currently the Director of Tennis at the LTP Tennis Club in Charleston, S.C.

Prior to joining LTP Tennis, Doug was the Director of Tennis at the prestigious Thornblade Club in Greer, SC for 16 years. Doug’s tennis career spanned more than four decades, as a formally nationally ranked junior champion, a professional player and an instructor.  As a nationally ranked junior tennis player, Doug won numerous national championships.