Wednesday, May 29, 2013
With guest: Jerry Simmons.... Coach Jerry Simmons is a Hall-of-fame coach from LSU. During the 1980s and 1990s LSU had teams that were in the top 10 in the US 14 of 16 seasons. The driving force for this excellence was Jerry Simmons. American Tennis with Chuck Kriese asks Coach Simmons the in-depth secrets and method of building a championship program. Simmons was known as a tough-competitive coach that never settled for mediocrity and His teams excelled in the toughest conference in USA tennis for many years. The interview is entertaining as his style was not always conventional nor understood by many other coaches. This is a great interview for knowledge of a great coaches methods to help youngsters achieve greatness in the collegiate ranks.
With guest: Former collegiate coaching great Jerry Simmons.
With guest: Former ITF director, international coach, clinician, and tennis ambassador Doug McCurdy.
With guest: John Eagleton, championship coach.
With guest: Mats Wilander.
This week we discuss foreign players in college tennis with ITA representative and collegiate coaching great Bobby Bayliss.
This week we discuss foreign players in college tennis with guest National Champion Junior College Coach John Peterson.
This week we discuss foreign Players in college tennis with guest Jean Desdunes of the USTA.
This week we discuss foreign players in college tennis with guests Brian Parrot, Luke Jensen, and Wayne Bryan.
Chuck Kriese interviews Kathleen Horvath. Horvath is widely regarded as one of the best, if not the best junior girl players in the history of tennis. In 1983, at the age of 15, she defeated Martina Naratilova at the French Open, which was the only defeat for the 74-1 record that year. Horvath won 9 US National championships and played in the pro ranks for 10 years. She is now the mother of 3 and a tennis-mom as well. Horvath gives her views on junior tennis in the US and also some of the do’s and don’ts of raising and parenting an aspiring tennis player. Her insight as to leading without pushing are quite insightful and also her breadth of understanding of how to help the child develop his/her own dream and desire.
With Guest: Two-time Grand Slam Semi-Finalist Tim Mayotte.
With guest Harvard Head Coach Dave Fish
Today we'll discuss tennis in rural America with guests Dan Vonk and Ron Schneider.