I have been playing for 24 years and coaching full time since 2005.
I have worked with the following competitive juniors
1. Christian Andre Liew (KL)
2. Francis Pare ( France)
3. Samu Lehto (Finland)
I have built U10 and U-12 Boys No 2 Anirudh Kompella from scratch.
I have 6 certifications from various tennis bodies, and I marry the merits and philosophies from each certification for my lessons.
I am versatile, and work well with kids as young as 4 years of age.
Highest ITF Seniors 35+ Singles World Ranking-684
Highest ITF Seniors 35+ Doubles World Ranking-225
Highest national ranking of 3rd in Singles and 1st in Doubles in U-14, U-16 boys category
National Elite Squad trainee in 1994-1996
Represented Singapore in Colgate Palmolive International Junior Tennis Tournament in 1994-1996
Well-recognised in developmental tennis and high performance training.
Well versed with traditional and modern hitting techniques
Represented Singapore in the Asian Junior Tennis Tournament in 1996
Has played regionally at junior level in Bandung, Guam, Thailand, Malaysia
Has an excellent ability to interact with members and students of all nationalities, developing a good rapport and a loyal client base
Won STA Intermediate 2007 Doubles
Semi-finalist in STA Intermediate and Advanced 2007 Singles
Champion in TFN Singles Tennis Ladder 2008
Finalist in STA Open 2009 Doubles
Interclub B Div Champions for Doubles League with Chinese Swimming Club
Interclub A Div finalist for Doubles League with Spore Recreation Club
Interclub B Div Singles Champions with TB Cougars Club
Ranked no 2 in the National Open Doubles Ranking (as at Jan 2010)
Represented Joo Chiat Constituency in Inter CC Tournament. (Champions in 2008, Finalist in 2007)
Assistant Captain for Joo Chiat CC Tennis Team in 2007
Captain for Joo Chiat CC Tennis Team in 2008
Laguna National Golf & Country Club Doubles Champion in 2008
Still playing semi-competitively in tournaments in Singapore and Malaysia
GPTCA International Tennis Coach-the only certification endorsed by the highest tennis governing body, the ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals)
STA Intermediate Doubles finalist in 2014.
ITF Phuket 35+ Men's Doubles Runner's-Up (April 2015)
Conversant in English and Mandarin Language
RPT World Tour
USPTR PROFESSIONAL (P) coaching certification(Junior Development)
Merit Achievement Program (MAP 1A)
USPTR PROFESSIONAL (P) coaching certification(Adult Development)
Merit Achievement Program (MAP 1A)
Australasian Academy of Tennis Coaches (AATC) Level 2 certification
AATC L1 and L2 Coaches Certification Presenter and Tester
USPTA Elite Professional coaching certification
RPT (Registro Profesional de Tenis) National Professional rating.
Global Professional Tennis Coaches Association (GPTCA) Level C coach. (Endorsed by the ATP and qualified to coach high performance tennis at ITF and Futures Level.
Coaching since Mar 2005
USPTR member of good standing since 2005
Has attended numerous international tennis workshops (Melbourne International Tennis School, USPTR)
Asst Coach of Saint Andrews Secondary and Saint Andrews Junior College in 2005, 2006
Asst Coach at Changi Beach Club Junior Program in 2006
Resident Coach at Laguna Golf & Country Club in 2006, 2007
Asst Coach at Singapore Swimming Club Junior Program in 2006, 2007
Head Coach of Serangoon Junior College(SRJC) in 2007, and took SRJC to the quarter-finals of A Div tournament for the first time in history.
Runs a Tennis Management Company called Elite Tennis Solutions Pte Ltd
Agent and Presenter for AATC Coaches Certification Course in Singapore.
Coaching Times and Fees:
Ranked 47 in ITF Seniors 35+ Doubles.
Starting to master the use of power and spins and beginning to handle pace, has sound footwork, can control depth of shots and is beginning to vary game plan according to opponents. Can hit first serves with power and accuracy and place the second serve. Tends to overhit on difficult shots. Aggressive net play is common in doubles.