Mats Wilander Joins JTCC Team
(COLLEGE PARK, MD) Today, the Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC) announced that Mats Wilander, former world number one player, has joined the JTCC staff as a Senior Advisor.
Having coached numerous top professionals, Wilander brings with him tremendous insight in the proper approach to the game that he shares with JTCC staff and youth. As Senior Advisor, Wilander provides additional guidance and mentoring to JTCC’s staff and youth that emphasizes mental toughness and commitment to high performance training on a quarterly basis. He also provides top JTCC youth with intense tournament preparation, training sessions and coaching at major tournaments, like the Easter Bowl. Two lucky JTCC Champions, Denis Kudla and Frank Mitchell, who have ranked as high as three and five, respectively, in world juniors rankings, are training at Wilander’s private residence in Sun Valley after the conclusion of this year’s Australian Open.
Wilander joins renowned tennis author and instructor Vic Braden and strength and conditioning legend Pat Etcheberry as JTCC Senior Advisors.
About Mats Wilander Mats Wilander, one of tennis’ all-time greats, won seven Grand Slam singles titles as well as one Grand Slam men’s doubles title. Wilander was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2002 and is only one of two men to win multiple Grand Slam titles on all three playing surfaces. He also led Sweden to three Davis Cup titles as a player and has served as the country’s captain. Wilander is the youngest man in history who has won four Grand Slam singles titles at the age of 20 years old.
About JTCC The JTCC, a 501(c)(3) organization, is a world-class training facility located at The Tennis Center at College Park. Its goal is to provide the athletic and academic instruction needed for talented and highly committed young people to excel both on the tennis court and in the classroom. The JTCC offers training to children between the ages of four and 18 on a part- and full-time basis. Located in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area, students can choose from weekly group clinics to intense, full-time training programs including on-site academic instruction.
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