Tips on Developing Skills in Your Playby USPTA WCVC
Ever wonder why your players look great in practice and everything changes during a match? Instead of the player having a bad day or not being “mentally tough,” maybe the issue is how you are training your players? This session will focus on specific teaching and coaching methods that can create more match-like conditions and promote long-term learning.
Craig S. Jones is the Senior Director of Education, Training, and Resources for USTA-U. In this role, he is responsible for developing coaching resources, workshops, and overseeing Cardio Tennis and PTM programs.
Before joining the USTA, Craig spent over 25 years as a Director of Tennis, Club Manager and junior developer, working with hundreds of junior players from novice, to national, and international champions. He is a certified PTR Professional, USPTA Elite Professional, USTA High Performance Coach, and owner of the Petersburg Racquet Club in Martinez, Ga.