Winter Park Tennis Center | Ed Dancsak

Ed Dancsak

Project description

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Ed has a very positive outlook on coaching tennis. He became a coach because he wanted to pass on his knowledge of the game to others. He was first inspired to play tennis when he saw Andre Agassi playing Jimmy Connors in the 1989 US Open. He still remembers watching Agassi lose the third set and then come back to win the match in the fifth set. The match finished at midnight, nevertheless Ed and his friend still went out and began playing tennis for the first time. It’s this kind of enthusiasm that Ed wants to share with his students.

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COACHING EXPERIENCE

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WINTER PARK TENNIS CENTER (Winter Park, FL) Currently

  • Coaches the high performance junior programs
  • Trains various adult clinics, doubles clinics, and beginners programs

SADDLEBROOK TENNIS ACADEMY (Wesley Chapel, FL) 4 years

  • Full time instructor for adults and junior academy players
  • Traveling coach for the Saddlebrook Junior Tennis Academy

IMG/ NICK BOLLETTIERI TENNIS ACADEMY (Bradenton, FL) 10 years

  • Performed drill sessions for the junior program.
  • Coached all levels of the junior academy.
  • Assisted with the operation of various tennis tournaments including Eddie Herr, and Angela Maria Lopera.

THE RACQUET COOP (New Haven, CT) 6 years

  • Skilled at fitting customers with the correct frame for their style of play.
  • Over twenty years experience stringing racquets.

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