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McCoach replied to Dwayne's discussion 'Tennis in Littleton/Highlands Ranch'
"Also check out South Suburban.  They have a lot going-on."
Apr 22, 2012
McCoach replied to Mark / The Mayor's discussion 'Random One-liner Tennis Tips'
""A, B, C"  (Doubles)  Always Be Closing!"
Oct 29, 2011
McCoach replied to Mark / The Mayor's discussion 'Random One-liner Tennis Tips'
"You're only as good as your 2nd serve."
Oct 29, 2011
McCoach replied to Mark / The Mayor's discussion 'Random One-liner Tennis Tips'
"Wish someone would get Roddick to learn this!"
Oct 29, 2011
Lucile Bosche´ replied to McCoach's discussion 'Suggest Strong Camp(s) for Promising Juniors' in the group Teaching Pros & Coaches
"Randy Ardenfriend at Longboat Key Club   Oscar Wegner's unique one-on-one training program: Oscar Wegner's Elite Training Program"
Oct 29, 2011
Bill Patton replied to McCoach's discussion 'Suggest Strong Camp(s) for Promising Juniors' in the group Teaching Pros & Coaches
"Saddle Brook ,  LGE  are two"
Oct 27, 2011
McCoach replied to Mark / The Mayor's discussion 'How to deal with over-zealous tennis parents?' in the group Teaching Pros & Coaches
"High school coach here:  This is probably the most-commented upon subject among my fellow coaches.  I don't know if it's because of what I do as a preventative, but....   At the beginning of each season I hold a Parents…"
Oct 27, 2011
McCoach added a discussion to the group Teaching Pros & Coaches
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Suggest Strong Camp(s) for Promising Juniors

If you're an experienced high school or college coach -- or an instructor who works with good high school players -- I'd like your opinions. If you have some promising kids, what camps do you recommend for Christmas break or summer?(I hope this doesn't seem too rude, but if you are not a coach or instructor your opinion doesn't really carry much clout with me.)These kids are not up to the Bradenton or Randall's Island calibre. But they are solid motivated players who have a shot at Div II…See More
Oct 27, 2011
McCoach replied to Mark / The Mayor's discussion 'What Makes a Perfect Tennis Partner?'
"My idea of an ideal hitting / practice partner is someone who loves game-based drills as much (or more) than I do.  I don't believe I sharpen my skills playing practice matches all the time.  I believe I get better through drilling.…"
Jun 6, 2011
McCoach replied to Mark / The Mayor's discussion 'What Makes a Perfect Tennis Partner?'
"Hmm.  The phrasing of the question makes me think "doubles".  Most of the replies seem aimed at a practice partner.    Doubles Partner:  Someone who shares your overall philosophy about how to play the game.…"
Jun 6, 2011
McCoach replied to Mark T.'s discussion 'What is your bet as to when Djoko finally loses?'
"The match wasn't really that good. The only sustained period when both were playing well was the last few games of Set 3.  Other than that, when one was UP, the other was DOWN (or just ... flat).   I'm a Federer fan.  I am…"
Jun 3, 2011
McCoach replied to Mark T.'s discussion 'What is your bet as to when Djoko finally loses?'
"Djoker is the favorite of the #1 kid on my team.  I asked him this question and his reply cracked me up:  Djoker will be undefeated "for the rest of his career.  Anytime anyone beats him it will be because he cheated to do…"
May 19, 2011
McCoach commented on Mark T.'s photo
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Serena back at it.....finally

"I wonder if I'm alone in this....  My irritation with Serena (particularly) and Venus (a little) isn't that I believe they have some "obligation" to be full time tennis players.     My irritation is ... with their…"
May 11, 2011
McCoach commented on Mark T.'s photo
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Serena back at it.....finally

"Seriously, how current is this pic?  Serena *looks* pretty fit...."
May 7, 2011
McCoach commented on Mark T.'s photo
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Serena back at it.....finally

"What's all the fuss about?  I have two of those:  Purple and Green."
May 7, 2011

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Teaching Pro or Coach
Neighborhood or other helpful location info:
Colorado
Favorite pro tennis player(s):
Rod Laver, John Newcombe, Stan Smith, Illie Nastase, Margaret Court, Evonne Goolagong, Ken Flach & Robert Seguso. Vitas Gerulaitis, André Agassi II (not the tanking Agassi I), Ivan Lendl, Todd Woodbridge & Mark Woodforde, Martina Hingis, Venus Williams, Roger Federer,

Can't stand: Shriekapova, Nadal, Djoker

Saddest waste of greatness: Serena Williams, who could have set whole new standards for record-keeping.
My tennis skill (please check your NTRP if you know it):
Getting there
On the court, I am a:
rightie, poacher, doubles partner, singles player, all courter
Relationship status:
Married

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At 9:07am on May 3, 2011, Mark T. said…
Well, that is pretty cool.  From now on, that is what I will call you as well.  Have a great day McCoach.
At 8:35am on May 3, 2011, Mark / The Mayor said…
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At 12:03pm on May 2, 2011, Mark Fleming said…
Right On. The fun is just beginning.
At 11:33am on May 02, 2011, Mark T. gave McCoach a gift
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McCoach, thanks for the accept. Is there a story behind the name. Welcome to the worlds greatest tennis social network. I hope your own network will grow and grow. Welcome aboard.
At 9:36am on April 29, 2011, Mark Fleming said…
Welcome.
 
 
 

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