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GTC’s Coaches Service & Education Program

December 22, 2008 02:54 PM


2nd Hispanic Coaches Workshop in the United States

Kissimmee, January 23-24, 2009

“How Hispanic Coaches can impact tennis

Development in the United States”

: Oriented t o the Hispanic Coaches in Central Florida

To create more options of education for Hispanic Coaches in their own language.

Theme of Workshop
: How Hispanic Coaches can impact tennis development in the United States. The
workshop will address topics related to both High Performance and Recreational Tennis.

GTC’s Coaches Service & Education Program
Dates:   Friday, January 23, all day Seminar and Saturday, January 24, half day Seminar, ends at 1pm

Venue: Oak Street Park Community Center
717 N. Palm Ave, Kissimmee, FL 34744 | (407) 847-2388

Organized by
: GTC Tennis Consultancy, in cooperation with USTA/FLORIDA Diversity Committee and MG Tennis.

(simultaneous translation to English if it is requested).

Registration Fee
: $70 (Lunch, writing material, raffles of educational material and presents; meet the
experts, certificate of attendance).

Online registration to:
gusg@gtctennis.com. By fax: (954) 384 5807.

Additional information of accommodation for non - local coaches will be provided upon request

Workshop Coordinator/Key Note Speaker:
Gustavo Granitto, www.GTCTennis.com

Some Key Note Speakers invited to be part of this initiative

Gabriel Jaramillo, courtesy of Bolletieri IMG Academies; Andy Gladstone, courtesy of USTA Florida; Marcelo Gouts, courtesy of MG Tennis; Augusto Sanabria, Courtesy of Hispanic Business Initiative Found Orlando; Kelvin Rivera, Courtesy of Lake Nonna Resort; Shelly Licorish, USTA Florida Diversity & Community Coordinator, and more experts!

Topics of the Workshop:

- Key of the business: Attract and Retain

- QuickStart: development of the full concept of this initiative.

- Communication: Diplomacy, Tact and Credibility, key of success. A Positive and Professional Image.

- The Integrated training concept

- Characteristics of juniors Hispanic American players

- Training American Juniors: on/off court

- Improving Physical condition in kids and juniors

- Breaking cultural barriers: Testimonies of success

- The Hispanic American Coach perceives the tennis necessities in America?

- Dealing with parents: difference between Latin American/American Parent

- Tennis for the community

- The long term development concept: Link between Quick Start and High Performance

- Display of different opportunities of tennis education and certification in America

- Open discussion: How can the Hispanic Coach make a big impact in tennis development in America?

Gustavo Granitto, Workshop Coordinator:

Gustavo is Founder and Director of GTC Tennis Consultancy, www.GTCTennis.com, a company focused in development, advising and design of Juniors Program for Coaches, Parents, Clubs, Academies and Tennis Institutions .

He has been a speaker and seminar coordinator in ITF National, Regional and Worldwide Seminars in more of 51 countries worldwide since 1985 ; as well as participating in USTA Educational events, USTA/Florida, the AAT, and the PTR during the last decade.

He is also Tutor of the Level I, Level II and Play and Stay ITF Coaches Courses. From 1989 until 1992 he
was Director of Coaches Education for the Argentinean Tennis Association. Gustavo has been associated with the ITF, since 1986. From 1991 until end of 2005, he was appointed as the full-time ITF Development Officer for Mexico, Central American and Caribbean region.

He is a co-author of Developing Young Players, an ITF Manual for junior development; has published several articles in ITF Coaches and Sport Science Review and in several other publications for coaches.

His 30 years of coaching experience with both junior and professional players, is highlighted by his involvement in Coaches Education and Junior Development. He is also Director of Coaches Education of
FMT/PCFIE, official certification program of the Mexican Tennis Federation.

Gustavo is a Honorary Member Professional of the Professional Tennis Registry, USA, since 1996.

Testimonials, Workshop in Pembroke Pines April 25& 26, 2008:

“It was highly motivated for us to observe that the most important organizations in tennis were part of this Initiative.” Alex Ringwald, West Palm Beach

“The interaction observed during round table gave me a lot of new practical ideas.”
Jhonny Berrido, Weston FL

“The cost of the registration covered all my expectative of this event, by far.”
Alberto Pinedo and Jesus Chavarria, Wellington, FL

The atmosphere between coaches and speakers was fantastic.” Yanquiel Medina, Fisher Island

“Implementing Quick Start, the Long Term Development Concept in Juniors will have an excellent
Foundation.” Jovica Milosevic, Fort Lauderdale






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