July 22, 2020

Episode 42: James McGee - The light side of Vegas!

James McGee is a former Irish Davis Cup Player and number one. He reached the top 150 ATP including qualifying at the 2014 US Open in dramatic circumstances, listen out for that. James shares his insights into the tour, Irish...

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July 18, 2020

Episode 41: Mental Health Awareness Week - Anthony Ross

Anthony Ross is a world leading Sports Psychologist whose background is in Clinical Psychology. Anthony takes a look at our stories from the week and offers advice, reframes the way that we look at mental health ‘issues’ and ...

Sports Psychology Mental Health

July 17, 2020

Episode 40: Mental Health Awareness Week - Matt Hingley

Matt has competed on and off on the ITF futures tour for the last 7-8 years whilst juggling a tennis coaching career to fund this. But then does he do either to the best of his ability? And what mental health difficulties doe...

High Performance Coaches Mental Health

July 16, 2020

Episode 39: Mental Health Awareness Week - Joe Dixon

In today´s episode of our Mental Health Awareness Week we speak to tennis coach Joe Dixon. Joe was a coach at SotoTennis Academy for 6 years and continues to work at an International Player level in the UK. He has experienced...

Coaches Mental Health

July 15, 2020

Episode 38: Mental Health Awareness Week - Liam Broady

Liam Broady discusses the mental health battles he has experienced over the past few years and how he has worked through and built himself back up, just as you would do with physical health problems. A short, sharp and insigh...

High Performance Current Pro Players Mental Health

July 14, 2020

Episode 37: Mental Health Awareness Week - Fran Lewis

Fran is a tough coach in Wales working with top International Juniors. She discusses the potential challenges for coaches working with young elite players around expectation of time, commitment and from parents which can lead...

High Performance Coaches Junior Tennis Mental Health

July 13, 2020

Episode 36: Mental Health Awareness Week - Noah Rubin

In the third episode of our Mental Health Awareness week, we speak to American tennis player Noah Rubin. Noah has been as high as 125 ATP and is a former Junior Wimbledon Champion. He is also a former USTA junior national cha...

High Performance ATP Current Pro Players Mental Health

July 12, 2020

Episode 35 - Mental Health Awareness Week Introduction

Dan introduces the fantastic guests that we have throughout the week with 1 podcast being released each day to help bring awareness to a subject that isn’t talked about enough, yet is in all of our daily lives. Dan also expla...

July 11, 2020

Episode 34: Paul Casey - Bleed Green

Former Irish National Coach Paul Casey talks from the heart about his ideas on how Irish Tennis can and should develop, from his experiences as a player and as a coach for 40+ years. Paul talks to Control the Controllables ab...

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July 08, 2020

Episode 33: Donald Young - Young superstar to seasoned veteran!

Donald Young has been on our screens since 2005 when he was World Junior Number 1 aged 15. The American broke into the top 100 ATP at 18-years-old and has a career high of 38. Donald won 3 Grand Slams as a junior and reached ...

High Performance ATP Grand Slams Current Pro Players Junior Tennis

July 04, 2020

Episode 32: Martin Lee - Management of disappointment

Martin Lee is one of a very select few British Male Players to reach the ‘Holy Grail’ of Top 100 ATP. Was it an easy journey there? Find out more....

High Performance Former Players Coaches Junior Tennis LTA

July 01, 2020

Episode 31: Barry Cowan - You’ll never walk alone!

Former GB Davis Cup Player Barry Cowan discusses his tennis journey which took him from Liverpool to taking Pete Sampras to 5 tough sets at Wimbledon. Since then Barry has moved onto the other side of the camera as a Sky Spor...

High Performance ATP Grand Slams Former Players Commentators

June 27, 2020

Episode 30: Peter Bothwell - Realities of the Futures Tour

Irish Davis Cup Player Peter Bothwell has recently retired from the ATP/ITF Tour after 6 years of professional tennis. We dig into why Pete has made that decision at the age of 24 and the realities of the futures tour and in ...

High Performance ATP Former Players Singles ITF Tennis Academy

June 24, 2020

Episode 29: James Trotman - Born to Coach!

James Trotman was a top 10 player in Europe from an early age who went onto win multiple Junior Grand Slams. He was then struck down with a career-ending illness. Not one to dwell, he put his passion into his coaching and has...

High Performance ATP Grand Slams Former Players Coaches Junior Tennis LTA

June 20, 2020

Episode 28: Aisam Qureshi - Humanity first.. Tennis second!

Aisam Qureshi is a tennis player from Pakistan who has made the top 10 ATP Doubles and two Grand Slam finals. He is Pakistan´s most successful singles and doubles player and at age 41, he is still going strong. Aisam has used...

High Performance ATP Grand Slams Current Pro Players Doubles

June 17, 2020

Episode 27: Judy Murray - Super Mum!

Judy Murray is a Scottish tennis coach and the Mum of global superstars Jamie and Andy Murray. A former player, she became Scottish National Coach in 1995. She was the GB Fed Cup Captain between 2011-2016, and in 2017 was awa...

High Performance ATP WTA Grand Slams Coaches Junior Tennis

June 15, 2020

Episode 26: Dan Evans - Skills pay the bills!

Dan Evans talks to Control the Controllables about his incredible journey which has taken him inside the top 100 ATP on 3 occasions. The British number 1 discusses how he overcame injuries and a drug ban, and what has made hi...

High Performance ATP Grand Slams Current Pro Players Singles Junior Tennis LTA

June 13, 2020

Episode 25: John Millman - The journey man.. or is he?

John Millman has been ranked as high as 33 in the world. In 2018 he beat Roger Federer to progress to the US Open Quarter-final. We delve into his tennis journey and into his strong intelligent opinions on the direction of th...

High Performance ATP Current Pro Players Singles

June 10, 2020

Episode 24: Sarah Borwell - The US College Guru!

GB´s Sarah Borwell went from a nervous young girl who didn’t want to compete, to the top 200 WTA singles and 65 in the world in doubles. Listen to why, how and what she is now doing to help 100´s of young players realise thei...

High Performance WTA Former Players Doubles US College

June 06, 2020

Episode 23: Craig O’Shannessy - Money ball of tennis!

Craig O´Shannessy is recognised as a world leader in data analysis and is changing the landscape of how coaches view data within tennis. He spent 3 years working with Novak Djokovic and is the strategy analyst for the ATP Tou...

High Performance ATP Grand Slams Data Analysis

June 04, 2020

Episode 22: Dan Kiernan: Control the Controllables

Dan moves to the other side of the microphone, as he chats with Graeme Foreman. Dan discusses the influence of his North East upbringing and how this led to his Control the Controllables philosophy out at SotoTennis Academy i...

High Performance Former Players Coaches ITF Tennis Academy

June 03, 2020

Episode 21: Ian Barclay - Not in the net!

Ian Barclay or ‘Barkers’ as he is known in the tennis world, talks us through his incredible coaching career. From how he got into tennis in Australia, to the amazing journey of taking Pat Cash from aged 11 to Wimbledon Champ...

High Performance ATP Grand Slams Coaches ITF Junior Tennis LTA

May 30, 2020

Episode 20: Paul Jubb - NCAA Champ

Paul Jubb was dealt an extremely difficult start to life as he lost both parents at an early age. This wasn’t going to stop him achieving what he wants in a sport that he loves. In 2019, Paul won the Division 1 NCAA Tennis Ch...

High Performance ATP Grand Slams Current Pro Players Junior Tennis US College LTA

May 27, 2020

Episode 19: Conor Niland - The luck of the Irish

Ireland’s Davis Cup Captain and ATP 129 at his best, Conor Niland talks through his journey from Edgbaston to Limerick, on to Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York playing against Novak Djokovic. We also dig into the details around...

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