"I think in general there are cycles. I remember after the Connors, McEnroe era everyone was panicking because there were no players. However, after a few years we had Sampras, Agassi, etc. Now suddenly we have a lot of women,…"
"I have worked for three Federations, the USTA, the German Federation and the Mexican Federation, and people love to second guess what is being done. No matter what the federation does, it is never enough. All federations have a limited…"
"Thanks for being a great member here. Let me know if you need any help. Also, I recommend that you upload a profile pic. For some reason, members that have something set as a profile picture, meet more players. See you around, M"
"I VE been trying to do the same thing in jacksonville nc but its not easy finding volunteers and sponsors for tennis eventsperiod. but i will continue to keep pressing my efforts no matter what and will eventually have a tennis facility in this…"
"The First Tee program by the USGA is much more creative and has actually produced pro golfers and tons of college players. It is about the game of golf and producing outstanding individuals, not 40yr old ex-pro's trying to build their…"
"Hal is right, I lived it Boca with my son, for 1 horrible year. Now trying to pick the pieces and shaping his game again. Nothing good came out of that association. You leave and you get ostracized. "
"I did a sixty page research project on USTA junior development and its results. Pretty sad, that a 20 million a year budget has produced zilch over 20 plus years. Currently pretty much a good ol boys network. i feel money would be better off spend…"
"I am not defending the USTA in any shape or form. If anything, I am of your opinion. But I would tend to think it is better to leave parents out of the training process, unless he/she are technical minded."
Thanks for being a great member here. Let me know if you need any help. Also, I recommend that you upload a profile pic. For some reason, members that have something set as a profile picture, meet more players. See you around, M