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  • 00:30

    GenX Tennis with Mike Baugh - Josh Sturgis USPTA U30

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    Josh Sturgis began his tennis career at 13 years old, and quickly advanced earning MVP two years in a row on his high school varsity team. He continued on to play on scholarship at collegiate-level for Belhaven University (Jackson, Mississippi) where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management and Business Administration. During his time at Belhaven, Sturgis competed in both doubles and singles matches, helping the program achieve their first NAIA national ranking in 15 years. Sturgis earned NAIA player of the week twice during his senior year. After his undergrad, he returned to Wellington, Florida where he grew up and continued pursuing his passion in tennis by becoming a certified USPTA teaching professional.

    Sturgis has a passion for working with kids, having taught several school tennis programs and Ibis Summer Camp (2010-2013). He continues to stay up-to-date with all 10 and under tennis and coach youth tennis formats and has furthered his tennis education by attending the USPTA State and World Conferences. Sturgis enjoys helping all level players improve their tennis game. He is currently an Assitant tennis professional at Ibis Golf and County Club and is the USPTA district president for west palm beach and serves on the marketing committee for USPTA Florida U30. 

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    link to the official u30 Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/UsptaU30Florida

    link to the official u30 website - http://www.usptaplayer.com/club/U30/

    Link to the official instagram account of the u30 - https://instagram.com/u30usptafl/

  • 00:39

    GenX Tennis with Mike Baugh - Joe D’Aleo VP USPTA Fl

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    Joe D’Aleo has been with TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort since 1995 and has been an integral part of making this one of the best tennis resorts in the country.  His passion and devotion to the game has given him an accomplished tennis background as a player, coach, and teacher.  Joe started playing tennis at the age of 3 in Miami Beach, FL with his parents and played his junior tennis mostly in the south and was ranked #5 in the state of Georgia in 1989 which led him to play collegiate tennis singles and doubles for Georgia Tech in Atlanta.  He has coached many state and nationally ranked juniors and adults during his career.  In 2003 he was voted Best of the Emerald Coast teaching professional.  Joe is certified with the USPTA as an Elite Professional for 20 years and was nominated USPTA 2006-2007 District pro of the year Florida division for the Panhandle.  He was the USPTA FL District President for District 1 from 2010 – 2013 and currently on the USPTA FL board as Vice President.  He has been awarded USPTA FL District President of the year for 2011 and 2012 and received the prestigious honor of USTA FL & USPTA FL service award in 2011.  Joe is the tournament director for the Helen Drake Invitational Tennis tournament one of the largest USTA adult tournament in the state of Florida with over 300 players each year.  The Helen Drake has been awarded three times the most recent in 2013 for the AL Mills Memorial Adult Tournament of the Year by USTA FL. His knowledge of the game has made TOPS’L one of the resorts to get voted a Top 50 tennis resort and TOP 5 Doubles Resort by Tennis Magazine and 13 years in a row ranked by Tennis Resorts Online as a TOP 25 U.S. Tennis Resort in the world

  • FHSTCA Perspective on High School Tennis,Guest USPTA Pro Mike Baugh

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    Mike Baugh is currently Head Tennis Pro at Gateway Golf & Country Club and Girls Tennis Coach for Gateway Charter High School in Ft. Myers.  Mike will be one of the presenters at December FACA workshop.  We will be discusing many items.

  • 01:00

    FHSTCA Perspective on High School Tennis with John Embree, USPTA

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    This is a brebroadcast of John Embree and John Danise discussing the USPTA new high school membership for schools

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    FHSTCA Perspective on High School Tennis with John Embree, USPTA

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    This is a rebroadcast of John Embree and John Danise discussing the new USPTA high school membership for schools

  • 00:32

    720 Degree Tennis - Mike Baugh - U30 USPTA Invigorating the Game

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    Mike Baugh  U30 Chair USPTA


    Sponsors: Baron Fig, Bones Original USA, Pacific Racquets

    Bill Patton is “The Most Inquisitive Tennis Pro in the World.” and if you think it might be you, Bill says “Why do you say that?” So that he can go ahead by one point.  Bill is a 26 year veteran of the Tennis Industry. He is a USPTA Elite / PTR / MTM Tennis Professional.  Bill still does some private and high school coaching but now has shifted his focus to Writing, and Tennis Products that make the game better for others.  Bill's Amazon Book Page. You can follow Bill on Twitter,  Facebook, and WordPress

  • 00:28

    GenX Tennis with Mike Baugh -Dan Beedle

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    Dan is a 2012 graduate of the Professional Tennis Management program at Ferris State University and is Certified as a USPTA Elite Professional, PTR 11-17 Professional and USTA High Performance. He is a member of the National Cardio Tennis Trainers Team. Awards received: 2013 USTA Southern and 2013 USTA Louisiana Professional of the Year, 2014 USTA Louisiana Program of the Year (Cardio Tennis), 2015 Ferris State Alumni of the Year and 2014 USPTA National Top 10 Education Credits Earner.


  • 00:46

    720 Degree Tennis - Alec Horton - Learning from Vic Braden

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    Alec Horton coaches EDC programs for USTA SoCal.  He is formerly the director of player development.  

    Bill Patton is a 27 year industry veteran, author of 11 books, co-founder of USATennisCoach, and US distributor of Bones Original Tennis Wear.    be sure to subscribe to 720degreecoaching here on Blog Talk Radio to get all the new material. 

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  • 00:47

    GenX Tennis with Mike Baugh - Kyle LaCroix 2016 Aussie Open Week 1 Recap

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    With week 1 in the books, what will happen in week 2?
    Join Mike Baugh and Kyle LaCroix break down action from the 1st week and hear their predictions for week 2!
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  • 00:31

    GenX Tennis with Mike Baugh - Jeremiah De Jose @USPTA_Tennis u30 Pro of the Year

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    Jeremiah De Jose is a graduate of the Ferris State University PTM program. While at Ferris State Jeremiah played on the Men's tennis team and served on the PTMSA Executive Board. Now as the Head Tennis Pro at Wilmington Country Club in Wilmington, DE Jeremiah is still very active in community tennis. He focuses on the development of the under 30 tennis professional through the U30 USPTA Initiative sectionally and nationally. This group has been responsible for organizing high performance workshops, a mentorship program with experienced professionals, and assisted with job openings. In addition to his role with the USPTA, he serves as the 2nd Vice President of the USTA/Middle States/Delaware District. He developed the inclusion of tennis with the 18-40 age group in Delaware through the Delaware Sports League, which services over 10,000 members. In 2015, De Jose organized the U30 professionals to participate in Tennis in the Streets, a junior tennis event in Wilmington, Del., involving more than 900 juniors.  

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  • 00:33

    720 Degree Tenns: Morgan Shepherd - Mind/Body Connection

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    Morgan Shepherd is an outstanding independent tennis coach in Northern California.  He served as an assistant to Greg Patton (no relation to the host) at Boise State.  He also have been influenced by the Tom Stow method indirectly.  

    Bill Patton is a 27 year Tennis Industry veteran.  USPTA Elite, PTR and MTM professional.  He is also a founding member of USATennisCoach with Styrling Strother.  Bill is the author of 11 books on Amazon, including The Art of Coaching High School Tennis (2nd Editio), and Top 5 Strategies and Tactics for Winning Tennis.