ITF/ATF HIGH PERFORMANCE EVALUATION CAMP U/17 BOYS
5 – 15 NOVEMBER 2012
The purpose of the camp is to give promising male Asian juniors, as well as their coaches and national associations, a professional evaluation of their physical, technical and tactical/mental skills when compared to the world’s best young players. Detailed suggestions for future development will be provided, including suggested training and competition plans.
The following experts and coaches will be conducting the high-performance evaluation camp program:
Ivan Molina – the best Colombian tennis player of all time was ranked 22 in April 1976. Ivan played on the professional circuit for 16 years. Along with Martina he won the Mixed Doubles title at French Open in 1974. A veteran Davis Cupper, he has worked with ITF Touring teams for the past 25 years. He will be assisted with the camp by 2 other coaches and a fitness expert to be intimated. Since 1987 Ivan has been the coach of the ITF Junior South American and of the ITF Junior International team which competes in Europe each year.
Gustavo Luza – Mr Luza is a coach with outstanding credentials. After a successful career on the ATP tour he became player development director for Argentina and Davis Cup captain. Among the players he helped develop were Guillermo Coria and David Nalbandian.
Hayato Sakurai – Mr. Sakurai is national coach for the Japan Tennis Association. He worked for many years at the Harry Hopman Tennis Academy at Saddlebrook Resort in the United States. He is a member of the ITF Coaches Commission.
Alex Cuellar –Alex holds a degree in Physical Activity and Sport. He is also National Athletics Coach and Football Technical Assistant. He is currently the director of physical training in the Tennis Academy TenisVal of Valencia (Spain) where he works with several top 100 ATP and WTA players such as: Vladimir Volchkov (Wimbledon semifinalist in 1999 and Davis Cup player with Belarus ), Andrei Karatchenia (Davis Cup Belarus), Bruno Rodriguez (Davis Cup Mexico), Elbert Sie and Christopher Rungkat (Davis Cup Indonesia), Komlavi loglo (Davis Cup Togo), Stanislav Bykov (Davis Cup Kazakhstan), Sherif Sabri (Davis Cup Egypt) and Ekaterina Makarova (junior Davis Cup Russia).
Suresh Menon – Is an experienced Level 3 coach and ITF Development Officer for Asia known to all in Asia.
LTAT national coaches will also be assisting with the program