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Coaches: Learn QuickStart Strategy From High Performance Coach

March 24, 2009 04:47 PM
Craig Jones -- USTA High Performance Coach and Petersburg Racquet Club, Owner & Director of Tennis, USPTA, PTR -- will conduct a free workshop geared for High Performance coaches and experienced tennis professionals on Sunday, April 19 in Nashville.

This workshop is geared for coaches and pros who want to learn how to use the QuickStart format to develop a comprehensive 10-and-under junior development program at their clubs and facilities.

Craig has developed one of the most successful QuickStart Tennis Junior Programs in the United States at his club in Georgia and was selected as the USTA Southern Pro of the Year in 2007. Craig is also a part of the Wilson Speaker’s Bureau, serving as their QuickStart Specialist.

Sunday, April 19, 1:00-5:00pm
WestSide Athletic Club
11 Vaughns Gap Rd, Nashville, TN 37205
To RSVP contact Joe Fleenor (615) 738-6750, fleenor@sta.usta.com

The workshop will cover:

  • 6 variables of QuickStart Tennis
  • Competition – competing in clinics, junior team tennis, sanctioned QuickStart tournaments
  • Athletic Development – recognizing strengths/deficiencies on how to affect change
  • Practice and Play plans – review of methodology, changes that QS brings
  • Developing High Performance 10-and-under players
  • Court set-up and relation to lesson plans
  • Business Model
  • Handling the transition to a QuickStart 10-and-under program (dealing with parent and player issues)
  • 10-and-under players will be taking part in the training so pros can observe QuickStart in action




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