John Thompson, qualified Tennis Coach and the principal of TENNFIT, John is currently the NSW State Coach and the Head coach of the NSW State tennis academy, has also been working with the NSW Hardcourt Training squads for several years and is the current Coach and Fitness Trainer for the Advanced Boys and Development Boys squads held at the Parramatta Tennis Centre on the Red Clay courts.
John has also worked as an Academy and Adult Pro at the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch in the USA, where he has worked with some of the worlds top juniors. Also at the Ranch John has been involved in the Famous Legends week as a Tennis Pro, Legends include John Newcombe, Fred Stolle, Guillermo Vilas, Mark Woodforde, Roy Emerson etc.
John is also a National & International travelling Tennis Coach with Australian & American junior players. He is a former NSW state representative player, Satellite player & has acted as a warm up player for several top WTA players including Janine Tremelling (nee Thompson), Jenny Byrne, Pam Shriver etc.
John has been offered the opportunity to be a Talent Scout in the National Talent Scouting Program 2007 by Tennis Australia through their member association Tennis NSW. This will involve travelling to tournaments to watch, identify and report on up and coming junior Talent.
John is now coaching at the National Academy in Sydney working with the top state players in NSW.
John has the following qualifications:
*Tennis Australia Club Pro
*Tennis Australia Talent Scout
*National Academy Sydney Coach
*Texas A&M University Volunteer Assistant Coach
*NSW Hardcourt Squad Coach and Fitness Trainer
*Academy Pro at the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch.
*Former Satellite player
*Certificate 3 & 4 in fitness ( Personal Training )
*Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach
*Level 1 Sports Trainer
*XLR8 speed & Agility certification
*Certified Senior First Aid
His qualifications, background experience, knowledge and contacts, combined with his reputation as a coach with passion, enthusiasm & the ability to produce results provide any client with the very best opportunity to reach their maximum potential.