VIRTUAL GRAND SLAM

Coaches' Conference

18 - 21 JANUARY, 2022

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

(All sessions are Australian Eastern Daylight Time – AEDT) 

Event Welcome

Craig Tiley – CEO, Tennis Australia

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Tuesday 18th January

Each day’s prerecorded presentations will be available for you to watch whenever you wish on the platform.

Our live Q&A sessions will also be recorded and made available 60mins post session conclusion each day.

On Demand

British Doubles’ System and Importance of the Receiver’s Partner

Louis Cayer – Senior Performance Advisor, Lawn Tennis Association

How Positivity Can Influence Rotational Sports

Marco Panichi – Strength and Conditioning Coach of Novak Djokovic

Managing Your Wellbeing: The Foundation to Consistent High Performance Coaching

Ben Robertson – National Wellbeing Manager, Tennis Australia

Transition as a Methodological Concept

Fernando Segal – Founder/President of Segal Institute

Data and Insights to Help Drive Programming

Rebecca McDonald – Head of Programs, Tennis Australia

Creating Culture and Collaborative Coaching

Sarah Stone – Founder and CEO, WTCA

Beti Sekulovski – Director of High Performance, Champion Academy

14 Keys to Website Design that will get you more leads than you can handle

Kody Thompson – CEO of Sites At Scale; Website design company

My Spanish Academy

Daniel Kiernan – Director, SotoTennis Academy

What Makes You Unique?

Dr Elizabeth Odera – Global S&D Management Consultant and Public Speaker

Hot Shots to Junior Performance

Clint Fyfe – Head Tennis Coach, SCG Academy

Attract, Develop and Retain Your staff

Tim Hill – CEO, Coach Down Under

Transition from Player to Coach

Ivan Lendl – Former ATP Singles #1 for 270 Weeks and Winner of 8 Grand Slam Titles, Former Coach of Andy Murray

Understanding our Indigenous Backgrounds

Anzac Leidig – Indigenous Program Lead, Tennis NT

Wednesday 19th January

Each day’s prerecorded presentations will be available for you to watch whenever you wish on the platform.

Our live Q&A sessions will also be recorded and made available 60mins post session conclusion each day.

Live Q & A

On Demand

Session One: 8.00am AEDT

British Doubles’ System and Importance of the Receiver’s Partner

Louis Cayer – Senior Performance Advisor, Lawn Tennis

Coach Review Update

Tom Larner – Chief Tennis Officer, Tennis Australia

Session Two: 8.45am AEDT

How Positivity Can Influence Rotational Sports

Marco Panichi – Strength and Conditioning Coach of Novak Djokovic

Return of serve

Simon Wheatley – CEO of Simon Wheatley Coaching , International presenter

Session Three: 9.30am AEDT

Transition as a Methodological Concept

Fernando Segal – Founder/President of Segal Institute

My Journey

Marion Bartoli – 2013 Wimbledon Singles Champion, Former #8 singles WTA

Session Four: 10.15am AEDT

What Makes You Unique?

Dr Elizabeth Odera – Global S&D Management Consultant and Public Speaker

Competition Review

Callum Beale – Head of Game Development Partnerships, Tennis Australia

Session Five: 1.45pm AEDT

Hot Shots to Junior Performance

Clint Fyfe – Head Tennis Coach, SCG Academy

Mini Players. The Pathway to Yellow Ball

Martin Rocca – Tennis Director of MiniPlayers, Tennis Aid

Session Six: 2.30pm AEDT

Creating Culture and Collaborative Coaching

Sarah Stone – Founder and CEO, WTCA

Beti Sekulovski – Director of High Performance, Champion Academy

Safeguarding Children on and off the Court

Damien Morris – Senior Integrity Officer,

Tennis Australia

Louise Broadfoot – Senior Integrity Officer, Tennis Australia

Session Seven: 3.15pm AEDT

14 keys to website design that will get you more leads than you can handle

Kody Thompson – CEO of Sites At Scale; Website design company

Coaching the World’s Best Wheelchair Players

Francois VogelsbergerNational High Performance Wheelchair Tennis Coach at Tennis Australia and Coach of Dylan Alcott

Session Eight: 4.00pm AEDT

My Spanish Academy

Daniel Kiernan – Director, SotoTennis Academy

How to be an Effective Communicator

Claudio Pistolesi – Director of JTCC, Former Coach of Robin Solderling and Monica Selas

Revitalize and Repurpose your Adult Programming

Bill Riddle – Director of Tennis, Temple Hill Country Club 

Hip Load and Hip Drive

Alex Hynes – Director, T-Movement

Player Development – Odyssey to High Level

Fredric Fontang – Coach of Felix Auger-Aliassime

Top Tips for Scouting your Opponent

Adrian Zeman – Director, A to Z Tennis Consulting

Live Q & A

Session One: 8.00am AEDT

British Doubles system and importance of the receivers partner

Louis Cayer – Senior Performance Advisor, Lawn Tennis

Session Two: 9.30am AEDT

Transition as a methodoloical concept

Fernando Segal – Founder/President of Segal Institute

Session Three: 10.15am AEDT

What makes you unique?

Dr Elizabeth Odera – Global S&D management consultant, and public speaker

Session Four: 1.45pm AEDT

Hot Shots to Junior Performance

Clint Fyfe – Head Tennis Coach at SCG Academy

Session Five: 2.30pm AEDT

Creating culture and collaborative coaching

Sarah Stone – Founder and CEO of WTCA & Beti Sekulovski – Director of High Performance at Champion Academy

Session Six: 3.15pm AEDT

14 keys to website design that will get you more leads than you can handle

Kody Thompson – CEO of Sites At Scale – Website design company

Session Seven: 4.00pm AEDT

My Spanish Academy

Daniel Kiernan – Director of SotoTennis Academy

On Demand

Coach Review Update

Tom Larner – Chief Tennis Officer, Tennis Australia

Return of serve

Simon Wheatley – CEO of Simon Wheatley Coaching , International presenter

My Journey

Marion Bartoli – 2013 Wimbledon Singles Champion and former #8 singles WTA

Competition Review

Callum Beale – Head of Game Development Partnerships

Mini Players. The Pathway to Yellow Ball

Martin Rocca – Tennis Director of MiniPlayers-Tennis Aid

Safeguarding children on and off the court

Damien Morris – Senior Integrity Officer,

Tennis Australia & Louise Broadfoot – Senior Integrity Officer, Tennis Australia

Coaching the world’s best wheelchair players

Francios Vogelsberger – National High Performance Wheelchair Tennis Coach at Tennis Australia and Coach of Dylan Alcott

Claudio Pistolesi – Director of JTCC, Former coach of Robin Solderling and Monica Selas

Bill Riddle – Director of Tennis at Temple Hill Country Club 

Hip load and hip drive

Alex Hynes – Director of Tmovement

Player Development – Odyssey to High Level

Fredric Fontang – Coach of Felix Auger-Aliassime

Top tips for scouting your opponent

Adrian Zeman – Director of A to Z Tennis Consulting

Thursday 20th January

Each day’s prerecorded presentations will be available for you to watch whenever you wish on the platform.

Our live Q&A sessions will also be recorded and made available 60mins post session conclusion each day.

Live Q & A

On Demand

Session One: 8.00am AEDT

Mini Players. The Pathway to Yellow Ball

Martin Rocca – Tennis Director of MiniPlayers – Tennis Aid

Analysing Width Effectiveness 

Nicole Pratt – Womens Coach Lead & Womens Team Coach, Tennis Australia

Session Two: 8.45am AEDT

How to be an Effective Communicator

Claudio Pistolesi – Director of JTCC, Former Coach of Robin Solderling and Monica Selas

High Performing Teams from Davis and Fed Cup Coach

Garry Cahill – Davis and Fed Cup Captain of Ireland

Session Three: 9.30am AEDT

Revitalize and Repurpose your Adult Programming

Bill Riddle – Director of Tennis, Temple Hill Country Club 

Conquering the Conti

Scott Rawlins – Coach Development Manager (QLD), Tennis Australia

Session Four: 10.15am AEDT

Return of Serve

Simon Wheatley – CEO of Simon Wheatley Coaching , International presenter

Athlete Centered Coaching

Stephen Huss – Former 2005 Wimbledon Doubles Champion & #21 ATP Doubles 

Session Five: 1.45pm AEDT

Player Development – Odyssey to High Level

Fredric Fontang – Coach of Felix Auger-Aliassime

Starting the Rally

Ruben NeyensCoach Development Manager, Dutch Tennis Federation

Session Six: 2.30pm AEDT

My Journey

Marion Bartoli – 2013 Wimbledon Singles Champion and former #8 singles WTA

The Beauty and Emotions of Coaching

Alberto Castellani – National President of the Global Professional Tennis Coach Association

Session Seven: 3.15pm AEDT

Top Tips for Scouting your Opponent

Adrian Zeman – Director, A to Z Tennis Consulting

Breaking – Top Tips to Break Faster

Mark Taylor Lead Physical Performance Coach, Tennis Australia, S&C of World #1 Ash Barty

Session Eight: 4.00pm AEDT

Hip Load and Hip Drive

Alex Hynes – Director of Tmovement

Building a High Performing Team

Michael Bohl –Australian Swimming Coach of Multiple Olympians

Modern Day Doubles

Jeff Coetzee – Davis Cup and ATP Cup Captain of South Africa, ATP Coach of Former World #1 Doubles Pair

My Coaching Journey – Creating a Ripple Effect

Emma Doyle – High Performance Coach & International Speaker

Rebound: Train Your Mind to Bounce Back Stronger from Sports Injuries

Carrie Jackson – Certified Mental Performance Consultant and Author of On Top of Your Game

Bringing Racquet Customisation into your Business

 Lyndon Krause – Tennis Lab Technician, Tennis Australia

Live Q & A

Session One: 8.00am AEDT

Mini Players. The Pathway to Yellow Ball

Martin Rocca – Tennis Director of MiniPlayers-Tennis Aid

Session Two: 8.45am AEDT

Claudio Pistolesi – Director of JTCC, Former coach of Robin Solderling and Monica Selas

Session Three: 9.30am AEDT

Bill Riddle – Director of Tennis at Temple Hill Country Club 

Session Four: 10.15am AEDT

Return of serve

Simon Wheatley – CEO of Simon Wheatley Coaching , International presenter

Session Five: 1.45pm AEDT

Player Development – Odyssey to High Level

Fredric Fontang – Coach of Felix Auger-Aliassime

Session Six: 2.30pm AEDT

My Journey

Marion Bartoli – 2013 Wimbledon Singles Champion and former #8 singles WTA

Session Seven: 3.15pm AEDT

Top tips for scouting your opponent

Adrian Zeman – Director of A to Z Tennis Consulting

Session Eight: 4.00pm AEDT

Hip load and hip drive

Alex Hynes – Director of Tmovement

On Demand

Analysing Width Effectiveness 

Nicole Pratt – Womens Coach Lead & Womens Team Coach, Tennis Australia

Amelie Mauresmo 

High performing teams from a Davis and Fed Cup Coach

Garry Cahill – Davis and Fed Cup Captain of Ireland

Conquering the Conti

Scott Rawlins – Coach Development Manager (Qld)

Athlete centered coaching

Stephen Huss – Former 2005 Wimbledon Doubles Champion & #21 ATP Doubles 

Starting the rally

Ruben Nayer – Coach Development Manager of Dutch Tennis Federation

The Beauty and Emotions of coaching

Alberto Castellani – National President of the Global Professional Tennis Coach Association

Mark Taylor –Lead Physical Performance Coach at Tennis Australia and S&C of World number 1 Ash Barty

Michael Bohl – Australian Swimming Coach of multiple Olympians

Modern day doubles

Jeff Coetzee – Davis cup and ATP cup captain of South Africa and ATP coach of former world number 1 doubles pair

My coaching journey – creating a ripple effect

Emma Doyle – High Performance Coach & International Speaker

Rebound: Train Your Mind to Bounce Back Stronger from Sports Injuries

Carrie Jackson – Certified Mental Performance Consultant and author of On Top of Your Game

Bringing Racquet Customisation into your Business

Lyndon Krause –Tennis Lab Technician for Tennis Australia

Friday 21st January

Live Q & A

Session One: 8.00am AEDT

The Beauty and Emotions of Coaching

Alberto Castellani – National President of the Global Professional Tennis Coach Association

Session Two: 8.45am AEDT

Starting the Rally

Ruben NeyensCoach Development Manager, Dutch Tennis Federation

Session Three: 9.30am AEDT

Athlete Centered Coaching

Stephen Huss – Former 2005 Wimbledon Doubles Champion & #21 ATP Doubles 

Session Four: 10.15am AEDT

My Coaching Journey – Creating a Ripple Effect

Emma Doyle – High Performance Coach & International Speaker

Session Five: 1.45pm AEDT

Building a High Performing Team

Michael Bohl – Australian Swimming Coach of multiple Olympians

Session Six: 2.30pm AEDT

Analysing Width Effectiveness 

Nicole Pratt – Womens Coach Lead & Womens Team Coach, Tennis Australia

Session Seven: 3.15pm AEDT

Rebound: Train Your Mind to Bounce Back Stronger from Sports Injuries

Carrie Jackson – Certified Mental Performance Consultant and Author of On Top of Your Game

Session Eight: 4.00pm AEDT

Modern Day Doubles

Jeff Coetzee – Davis Cup and ATP Cup Captain of South Africa; ATP Coach of Former World #1 Doubles Pair