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Gerard Galindo

Gerard Galindo is the co-founder of Galindo Tennis USA. He is the ITF/WTA/ATP Academy Director. He is also in charge of the international business department which embraces the operational and financial areas of all international programs the academy offers abroad. Gerard was a top junior player in Spain and reached the quarterfinals for the 16’s national championship. He was an All-American player in college, has played professional ATP tournaments with multiple wins over world ranked players and has been a hitting partner for WTA players.

COACHING EXPERIENCE

2008-to-date
Co-Founder/Director of ITF/WTA/ATP International Programs (Galindo Tennis Academy)

2007-2008
Assistant Coach for the University of Arkansas (U.S.A).

2006-2008
Assistant Director at Bermudez Tennis Academy, Arkansas.

2003-2006
Assistant Summer Camp Director at Scripps Ranch Club, San Diego.

2000-2017
ATP Coach (including Grand Slams and other major ATP events like Indian Wells, US Open, Miami Open)
ITF Elite Coach training top international junior players (Stephen Madonia (Top 10 US), Benoit Paradis (Top 5 Canada), Isaac Nortey (N-1 Africa), Stephen Watson (N-5 USA), Ninan Kumar (Top 10 US and coached at the biggest junior tournaments in the world.
Hitting Partner for ATP/WTA players such as: Adrian Menendez (N-111), Vasek Pospisil (47 ATP) Marta Marrero (Top 50 WTA), Carla Suarez (Top 10 WTA), Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (1 WTA).

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Played professional ATP events around the world
Recorded wins over top ranked junior players (Thomaz Bellucci – former #21 ATP)
Competed in top junior events against Spanish and former ATP players (Marcel Granollers – former #10 ATP, Fernando Verdasco #7 ATP, Feliciano Lopez #12 ATP)
Top ranked National Spanish player
Trained with top 100 ATP players in elite junior group at Spanish Federation.
All-American Collegiate 2005
Ranked #10 in the Nation –Collegiate
Competed in top national team in the Spanish Club Championships.
Former ITF and National Spanish Championship contender.
Under 16 Catalonian Junior Club Team Champion.

CERTIFICATIONS

PTCA B-Level International Coach (Second highest international certification for ATP coaches at the Challenger and Grand Slam level)
ATP Coach
NCAA Eligibility Coaching Certification (Collegiate Placement and Guidance Certifications) (NFHS)
PTR Member
2015/2016 Tennis Congress Faculty Member/Guest Speaker
Personal Trainer Course (ISSA / FHHA)
Sports Nutrition Specialist (NFHF/ISSA)
Certified in Sport Concussion (NFHS)

EDUCATION

University of Arkansas Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas (U.S.A).
Bachelor: “International Business”
Minor: “Foreign languages – Spanish”

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By galindo_2017 / Administrator, bbp_keymaster on Jun 12, 2017

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