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Tennis Coach
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Personal info

Residence
Nationality
Dutch
Date of birth
22-07-1965
Coach since
01-01-1989

Professional certification

ATP Coach logoPTCA logo

Language skills

Dutch
Excellent
English
Excellent
German
Good
Spanish
Moderate

Education

  • BA Management Webster University
    (in 1998)
  • License Dutch Tennis Federation
    (in 1999)
  • License Swiss Tennis Federation
    (in 1991)
  • Elite Professional
    at USPTA
    (in 2019)
  • COACH
    at PTR
    (in 2019)

Curriculum

Tennis Architect is the name I give myself if people ask me what I do for a living. My responsibility as a coach and as a team leader is to build an infrastructure around the player that allows them to reach their goals.

Coaching / Work Experience

2007 - Present

CO-OWNER , www.OrangeCoach.com

Representing the OrangeCoach brand on both the WTA and ATP tours.

1991-09-01 - Present

PROFESSIONAL TENNIS COACH

-Professional Coach For Players on Both WTA and ATP tours. Women: Seles, Pierce, Sanchez Vicario, Date, Dechy, Ivanovic, Wozniacki and more. -Men: Stich, Rusedski, Haas, Kierfer, Ancic, Verdasco and many more. -Head Coach of Swiss Tennis Federation (Roger Federer developmental Coach)

2018-05-07 - 2019-01-18

Head Coach of Wu-Yibing

Team Leader of Wu-Yibing During the Asian Games of 2018 where he Won a Silver Medal

2013-12-01 - 2018-03-01

Coach Maria Sharapova

Team Leader

2005-12-01 - 2013-12-01

Consultant and Coach , Adidas Player Development Program, adidas.com

I was the co-creator and Head Coach of The adidas Player Development Program. The Program brings together diverse experiences from the tennis world, ranging from technical, training and nutritional advice to career planning and marketing.

Player experience

Former professional tennis player: Yes
Career high in official ATP / WTA ranking: 500 - 1000 (in 1986)
Other results: -National Team Champion of the NAIA Division in The USA 1984 -All American Singles and Doubles =Top Ten In the Netherlands

Preferences & specialties

I am interested in: Other opportunities

Specialties: Technique, Motivation, Mental, Development, Physics, Analysis

Net salary: > $ 150.000 - Per year

Willingness to travel for tournaments: Yes

Target job locations: Europe, Australia / New Zealand, North America

Willing to relocate: Yes

My Favorite Quote

"it is not how you start it is how you finish"
- Myself.

References