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Compete Like a Champion

Sep 4, 2019

Dr. Kristen Dieffenbach, President of the USCCE and professor at West Virginia University, drops by the podcast to discuss the status of coaching in the US. The episode details the importance of the coach developer and what the role entails, specifically in the tennis environment. The role of coaching in tennis, the continued need for coaches to develop their craft,  and what parents should expect in a coach is also discussed. 
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