Julio is one of a few Master Qualified Professional Level 3 tennis coaches and a former tour player. He is highly appraised as a Presenter by Tennis Australia and became President of the Australian Tennis Professional Coaches Association back in 2009. Julio has founded and successfully run many tennis business and coaching ventures, working with advanced and elite students.
As a specialist in the training and assessment of tennis coaches, his passion is found in coach education. Julio is ATPCA’s National Presenter and President, and heads up ATPCA’s annual Master Pro Level 3 training course. Julio’s dedication, hard work and passion for tennis have encouraged thousands of coaches to commence their own full time coaching business and many to become qualified as part time coaches.
Bob is the Vice President of the ATPCA, and holds its elite Master Professional Level 3 Coach qualification. As a former tennis professional, he represented Australia in the Davis Cup many times and was ranked 16th in the world in the early 1970s. After retirement from professional playing, Bob was appointed as the Australian Davis Cup Selector, National Selector and State Coach for NSW.
Bob has made many contributions to community and Government organisations. In 2000 he was awarded the National Sports Medal and in 2001 he was recognised as an international volunteer. In 2005 Bob was honoured for his services to the Davis Cup. He held the lease at Giltinan’s Tennis Centre in North Manly (Sydney) for many years. Bob is currently an active Warringah Shire Councillor.
Rhys brought his management and financial background to ATPCA in 2008 and has helped the company grow in size and stature since. With no officialcoaching background, Rhys maintains a strong love of tennis, and takes on-going interest in the game. His experience in the areas of advertising, accounting, and business has ensured ATPCA has maintained its high standards of professionalism and efficiency of operations.
Rhys continues to make his impact felt, helping to facilitate an international expansion of ATPCA with its overseas partners. He also regularly engages with members in establishing new and beneficial initiatives for them. He maintains strong ties of communication with each of ATPCAs state based operators ensuring all requests are met and satisfied.
George is a talented high grade tennis player and athlete. Formerly a director of ATPCA during the nineties when he also was the principal presenter of coach training courses for ATPCA, he has now returned to provide us with the benefits of his subsequent vast sports management, marketing, media and promotion experience.
As founder and Managing Director of SFX Sports Group in Australia, he brings over 15 years experience in client management, sports marketing, and events to the company. George is now Rugby League’s most powerful player manager. With a commercial background in merchant banking, George has successfully managed the business affairs of many well known sports stars such as Pat Rafter, Gordon Tallis, Darren Lockyer and Billy Slater and Brett Stuart. George has top level relationships with sporting franchises, major media groups and sports sponsors. He has a continued passion and love for tennis.
Conrad is the founder & developer of the CETA Methodology – a renowned player Development System with 2 decades of proven results at every level. His specialised training methods have been developed all over the world by working with the best coaches and educators in the industry – particularly in Australia, Europe & Japan.
Conrad has been the key figure behind many young players going on to achieve World Junior Rankings and decorated playing careers as well as developing multiple national champions in his own country of Australia.
Conrad has worked with both the Victorian & the Australian Institutes of Sport, and has mentored top coaches around the world. As player he was renowned as being a fierce competitor at the highest Junior levels, which lead to a great career playing Prize Money Tournaments as well as Club & League tennis where he played National Level at the age of 18. His list of wins as a player is impressive as is the list of National Titles achieved. This success immediately followed him into the professional Coaching world where he has developed Orange Bowl Champions, multiple Grand Slam competitors and been a key part in turning around players careers in recent years. Conrad has a long history of nurturing a players interest into a full career as a player or a pathway through College at the very least. His programs at Club level have also gained acclaim globally – as he has been a major part in developing club programs in Australia, Japan, China & Europe. In fact many of the clubs & schools in Shanghai have seen his impact over the past decade as he has been involved in bringing them all up to speed implementing training systems and programs for all members.
Conrad is known for his passion & pride as well as his care & the exceptional relationships he has with his players. We are excited to welcome Conrad to the ATPCA Board and welcome his international experience as he spearheads ATPCA China, as our Director of Coaching.
David is a Tennis Footwork and Tennis fitness trainer and the creator of the Bailey method, a revolutionary way of learning, teaching and addressing the various footwork movements involved in playing tennis. David hold a Bachelor of Physical Education and has worked with over 15 Glad Slam players, selling his DVD’s in 56 countries around the world. David has appeared as guest Lecturer at all of ATPCA previous Master Professional Level 3 courses. After years of study David has developed a unique insight into the application of footwork in todays modern game. He will open your eyes to a whole new realm of undiscovered coaching tools.