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Compete Like a Champion

Dec 16, 2019

Coach Dave Licker of the Lakes Tennis Academy joins Dr. L and Coach Johnny to discuss his high performance junior program. The discussion ranges from the culture needed to develop young tennis players into players that can play Division 1 and professional tennis to ways to coach young players. The connection between junior development and elite collegiate and professional tennis becomes clear as the discussion continues. Recommendations are made for junior coaches in creating their high performance junior tennis program culture.

Episode Transcript:


  • Coach Dave Licker - @davemarc10s
  • Team USA Tennis - @teamusatennis
  • Coach Johnny Parkes - @johnny_parkes


  • Coach Dave Licker - @davelicker10s
  • Dr. Larry Lauer - @larrylauer
  • Coach Johnny Parkes - @johnnyparkes1