John Eagleton is Coach Chuck Kriese's guest on 'American Tennis' Today. John was an All-American at Miami in the mid 1970s and was also one of the top Junior players in the history of South Africa reaching as high as #3 in the World as a Junior Player. John went on to a successful professional career and also was a coach for professional and for top junior players. John goes into great detail to explain and to teach his new system of footwork and biomechanics that he believes will revolutionize tennis technical skills.
Robert Davis has been a professional coach for 19 years on the ATP tour. He is an Author and has been published in multiple magazines and websites over the last 15 years. He has Coached Aisam Quereshi and others to two Grand-Slam finals in doubles at the US open and to two other Semi-finals at the French Open and the US open. His doubles team has also won the World ATP Masters title in 2011. He recently has started an international tennis development program in Cambodia called "From Killing Fields to Tennis Courts." He has been the national coach for 7 different countries including Peru, Panama, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia and Myanmar. His international travel and writing makes him one of the most knowledgeable coaches on the ATP tour. On 'American Tennis with Chuck Kriese' Davis gives insights to what is happening in the world of ATP tennis and thoughts about the things that might help USA tennis get back on top in the tennis world. His insights explain a road variety of things that span over the past 25 years in tennis growth around the world. This is one of the most entertaining interviews of 2013 as the wisdom and depth of knowledge are outstanding.
Coach Kriese interviews STEVE BELLAMY, founder and former owner of the 'Tennis Channel.' Bellamy is also the owner of 'The Ski Channel' and 'The Surf Channel.' Bellamy gives very interesting perspectives and insights about the state of American Tennis and some very concrete ways that it can improve. Kriese asks for Steve to give his insights into his entrepreneurial skills and the lesson s learned by going out on such a long limp to start these television media sites. Bellamy may be one of the best visionaries in the tennis industry today and perhaps all of the sporting world. His passion for American Tennis and College Tennis make him a vital part of the future of tennis in the United States. This is a very enjoyable and informative show.
Ed Dickson has been a college coach for 28 years and has also worked for the greatest mentor of coaches n the 20th century; Harry Hopman. Coach Kriese interviews Ed about his journey and what were the critical factors to his becoming a tennis coach. Ed talks about working with some of the top players in the world as a coach for Mr. Hopman and then goes on to explain those things that make the big differences between average and great coaches. His 'meat and potatoes' approach to getting things done is quite refreshing and he talks about the small details that set good coaching apart from average coaching. Ed has been interviewed earlier on 'American Tennis' with the 'Court Veterans,' which was a show that hi-lighted the wisdom of coaching greats Paul Scarpa, Ken Hydinger, Tom Higgins and Ed.