Meet ATPCAs passionate and experienced coach trainers
Julio El Akl
ATPCA Master Presenter & Head of Coach Education. Highly appraised as a presenter by Tennis Australia, Julio has mentored over 1,600 tennis coaching professionals world-wide & brings an in-depth knowledge garnered over 20 years during his sojourns in the USA, UAE, ASIA & AUSTRALIA. Julio’s dedication, hard work & passion for tennis has encouraged thousands of coaches to commence their own lucrative coaching business & many to become qualified part time & career coaches.
ATPCA Presenter with over 36 years of competitive tennis & 15 years of coaching experience, Tracey has been extensively mentored by key tennis gurus with in the industry. She is a true student of the sport with an immense passion for tennis coach education. Following a successful career in policing & international relations, Tracey is often quoted saying “I feel happy each time that I step on a tennis court; tennis satisfies my body, mind and soul... be your happiness”.
Henry Hoh Kong So
ATPCA Hong Kong's main Presenter and Director of Strength & Conditioning. Henry is a former ATP world ranked player, a Hong Kong Davis Cup representative and US NCAA collegiate (top 25 national). Henry is an ambassador and official brand trainer for Underarmour and was Awarded the Arthur Ashe and Senior Player of the Year Award in 2002.
ATPCA China's main Presenter & Director of China Elite Tennis Academy. A world renowned coach trainer, speaker & biomechanist involved in Professional coach & player development for over 20 years, Conrad is a regular on the Professional Tour with Grand Slam and ATP 1000 Level players competing all over the world. With a Sports Science Degree (major in biomechanics) & a degree in Secondary Education, Conrad coaching philosophy is simple ‘Teach what’s Essential, Encourage what is Natural & Allow for each Individual'
ATPCA Japan’s Coach Education Manager and main Presenter. Cinto has a background in physical training and has worked in Spain, China and Japan with ATP, WTA, ITF and National top players. During the years, he has developed a very intense and dynamic personal style with roots on both Spanish and Australian philosophies of coaching. Cinto has two great passions in coaching and sharing his experience and knowledge with other coaches to help them become better professionals.
ATPCA Philippine's main Presenter and the author of ‘Becoming A Great Coach" (accredited under Unified Tennis Philippines and Philippines Sports Commission). A former Tennis Australia senior coach and founder (2014) of MACs Crankit Tennis Academy, which sponsors underprivileged athletes to compete internationally. Patricia mentors coaches and athletes towards the importance of discipline, respect and inspiration.
ATPCA State Presenter & Private Coach to some of the most promising young players in his State. With nearly 20 years of coaching experience at various Centres & schools in South East Queensland, Danny is passionate about passing on his knowledge and expertise to prospective and practicing tennis professionals. Danny is well regarded by his fellow network of Tennis Professionals for his technical knowledge and his ability to communicate teaching to coaches & players.
ATPCA State Presenter & founder of Demand More Tennis & Little Lobbers, Cameron has been involved in coaching & mentoring of coaches for over 15 years. As a As a Master Tennis Pro & PTR Certified Professional, Cameron utilises his vast industry knowledge to present world class coach training courses, which equip coaches entering the industry and/or upskilling their qualifications with the practical tools necessary to succeed in their coaching endeavours.
ATPCA State Presenter & Director of ACT’s largest tennis community, Tennis Canberra. Robbie brings over 15 years of tennis coaching experience in Australia & abroad along with three University degrees. Robbie manages a team of coaches that deliver tennis programs across multiple clubs/schools in the ACT & he believes that there are many life lessons which can be learnt on the tennis court.
ATPCA Mexico’s Coach Education Manager and main Presenter. Ben has extensive experience with touring professionals from ATP/WTA/ITF particularly in China, USA, Central and South America. Having worked alongside some of the best coaches in the world and as Head Coach of Master Tennis Academy in Adelaide, Ben has built an appreciation for what tennis can give an individual and what an individual can give tennis.
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Meet ATPCA management & member support team
Rhys Treasure – General Manager
Rhys has been a valued part of the ATPCA organisation for over 10 years now. Over that time Rhys has worked hard on the formation of genuine and trusted relationships within the industry and most importantly the ATPCA Coaching Community. His rapport with many ATPCA members is what helps set the ATPCA part in terms of providing a very personalised service. Rhys works behind the scenes as the General Manger of ATPCA overseeing it’s daily operations whilst also taking lead in ATPCA’s larger scale developmental projects.
Pim Zwiers – IT & Member Support
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Julio El Akl - Coach Education
A specialist in the training and assessment of tennis coaches, Julio’s passion is found in coach education. Julio works tirelessly to assist all tennis professionals to achieve their passion within the tennis coaching and tennis business sector. Labeled a 'work horse' by many, Julio has founded and successfully run numerous tennis business and coaching ventures around the globe while he continues to still work privately in coaching tennis students from beginner to professional.
Meet the dedicated ATPCA Board
Stuart Percy - Legal Counsel
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Rhys Treasure – Secretary
Rhys brought his management and financial background to ATPCA in 2008 and has helped the company grow in size and stature since. With no official coaching 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.
Julio El Akl - President
ATPCA President since 2005. Founder (2003) of Four Seasons Tennis School, Sydney's Premier Tennis School in the Inner West and Inner City for Adults' and Children's Tennis Programs. Founder (2003) of Nationwide Tennis Professionals, powered by Yahoo, Channel10, NineMSN and News Limited.