Jan. 25, 2022

#148: Stanford Evans Boster - One voice, two weapons!

#148: Stanford Evans Boster - One voice, two weapons!

Stanford Evans Boster is a South African who has made USA his home, and American Tennis is lucky to have him.

He is the current coach to Junior World Number 4, Victor Lilov who made the final of the Boys Singles at Junior Wimbledon 2021. 

Stanford is no stranger to working with World Class Juniors. He coached Andy Roddick and Mardy Fish in their formative Junior days and was working for the USTA at the time when Taylor Fritz, Reilly Opelka, Tommy Paul, Frances Tiafoe, Noah Rubin, Stefan Kozlov and co were coming through. So developing world class juniors into pros is in his blood. 

In today´s episode, Stanford tells his journey from the South African who entered America with $250 in his pocket, to the coach who was developing a future world number 1 and multiple Grand Slam winner.

Episode highlights include:-

  • His non-negotiables to be a top pro player.
  • Why developing a top 100 ATP player ´ísn´t difficult´.
  • Stories from Andy Roddick and Mardy Fish´s junior days.
  • Why he was fired from the Evert Tennis Academy, and the player they told him to take with him!
  • What one thing he sees parents getting wrong.

An episode full of rich learnings and insightful, fun stories! 

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