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Category: Associations & Organizations - Company: USPTA (U.S. Professional Tennis Assoc.)
USPTA Competitive Player Development Conference to Take Place in Florida

Conference is set for January

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Poornima S. Rimm
3535 Briarpark Drive, Suite One
Houston,
(713) 978-7782
pr@uspta.org

12/07/11 - The United States Professional Tennis Association Competitive Player Development Conference will take place at Club Med Sandpiper Bay, in Florida, from January 20-22, 2012. The conference will allow attendees to learn the Spanish method for developing players.

Featured speakers for the conference include Emilio Sanchez Vicario, Luis Mediero and Gabe Jaramillo. Sanchez Vicario, who is a USPTA Master Professional, is the former captain of the 2008 championship Davis Cup team for Spain and a former tour player ranked No. 7 in singles and No. 1 in doubles. He was also captain of Spain’s Olympic gold medal team in 2008. The Sanchez family is also well known for Emilio’s sister, Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, who won four Grand Slam singles titles, six Grand Slam women’s doubles titles and four Grand Slam mixed doubles titles.

Luis Mediero is a USPTA Master Professional and the founder of Registro Profesional de Tenis (RPT) in Madrid, Spain. Mediero, who is also the president of the International Coaches Institute, has a lifetime of coaching experience that he has shared through courses, clinics and conferences in 80 countries, and he will provide invaluable insights to attendees.

Gabe Jaramillo is a renowned international tennis coach who developed some of the most well-known talents in the history of tennis. He was the director of the Bollettieri junior tennis program for 26 years. He trained such tennis greats as Andre Agassi and Monica Seles. Jaramillo, who is a USPTA-certified P-1 member and an RPT International Master Pro, is now the tennis director for Club Med Academies.

Early registration for the conference is $300 for USPTA members and includes all materials. The deadline for early registration is December 31. The conference will be presented in English. More information about the conference, including a detailed agenda, is available online at www.uspta.com, by e-mailing florida@sanchez-casal.com or by calling (239) 641-0010. For hotel accommodations email brooke.martin@clubmed.com or call (772) 342-4217.

Founded in 1927, USPTA strives to raise the standards of the tennis profession while promoting greater awareness of the sport. USPTA offers 70 professional benefits to its more than 15,000 members worldwide, including certification and professional development. With more than 300 days of educational opportunities throughout the year, USPTA offers the most comprehensive continuing education program in the tennis industry. For more information, call 800-877-8248 or visit www.uspta.com.

Event Date: 01/20/12
Event Title: USPTA Competitive Player Development Conference