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The next ParentingAces show will be Tuesday, March 31st at 11:00am ET. My guest is Daniel Breag who will be discussing the trip he is planning to Wimbledon with some junior players.  Stay tuned via Facebook and/or Twitter for updates.



March 31, 2015: Daniel Breag discussing the trip he is planning to Wimbledon with some junior players

April 7, 2015: Live from the Easter Bowl

April 14, 2015: Steve Whelan discussing his junior coaching philosophies

April 21, 2015: Jeff Moore discussing identifying the right issues during the recruiting process

April 28, 2015: Chris Lewit discussing what it means to train the “Spanish way”



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Date Guest Topic
2/3/2015 Tracy Austin Both sides of the Tennis Player-Parent relationship
12/5/2014 Lisa Stone Parenting a junior tennis player
10/20/2014 Kathy Bryan Raising twin world champions
10/6/2014 Marissa Irvin Gould Growing up as a tennis player & sharing tennis via her new children’s book
9/8/2014 Melanie Rubin US Open Debrief
8/25/2014 Wayne Bryan, Steve Johnson, & Melanie Rubin Live from the US Open
6/23/2014 Chad Stoloff Best practices for tennis parents
6/9/2014 Kelly Jones Player, Coach, Parent
2/10/2014 Larry Lauer Trophy Kids follow-up
12/23/2013 The Norman Family USTA Midwest Family of the Year
11/25/2013 Frank Giampaolo Match-Day Preparation & Parents’ Role
10/14/2013 Wayne Bryan Raising Healthy Tennis Kids
9/16/2013 Joel Drucker Tennis Parenting Through the Ages
9/2/2013 Bobby Blair Going Through Jr Tennis with a Secret
8/5/2013 Rob Miller Helping Our Kids Have a Better Sports Experience
4/8/2013 Melanie Rubin Parenting Elite Players
3/18/2013 David Benzel Being A Better Sports Parent
12/24/2012 Louise Allen Parenting Young Players
12/17/2012 Steve Johnson, Sr. Tennis Parenting
9/17/2012 Matt Dektas The Perfect Tennis Parent
8/12/2012 David Benzel Being A Better Sports Parent
4/14/2014 Walter Giacometti Teddy Tennis
3/3/2014 Richie Martin Tennis development for the U10 set
3/25/2013 Lawrence Roddick & others 10-and-Under Tennis
2/25/2013 J.P. Weber Yellow Ball Tournaments for 10-and-Under Players
2/4/2013 Lawrence & Blanche Roddick 10-and-Under Tennis
10/1/2012 Susan Nardi 10-and-Under Tennis
3/24/2015 Ben Ncube How can we do better in the US in terms of junior development & competition?
1/20/2015 Steve Keller What is takes to become a PTR-certified coach
12/2/2014 Bill Patton Junior development and high school tennis best practices
11/25/2014 Shane Sabel Junior development and the pathway to college
9/29/2014 Johan Kriek All Things Tennis: Past, Present, & Future
9/22/2014 Marc Lucero Future of US Player Development, Part 2
9/15/2014 Tim Mayotte Future of US Player Development
6/16/2014 Steve Smith Developing junior tennis players
4/28/2014 Noel Wadawu Evolution of a Junior Tennis Coach
3/24/2014 John O’Sullivan Changing The Game Project
3/17/2014 Grant Chen Training differences between juniors, college, & pro tour
3/10/2014 Molly Schwartz Junior Grand Prix Tennis: A New Alternative
2/3/2014 Duey Evans The value of practice matches
1/27/2014 Dick Stockton Growing up in the world of tennis, college tennis, & the lessons learned
1/20/2014 Bill Patton Why play high school tennis?
10/21/2013 Nick Saviano Nick’s Coaching Philosophy: Put Kids First
10/7/2013 John Eagleton A New Way to Train
9/23/2013 Chris Lewis How to Develop New American Tennis Stars
9/9/2013 Jeff Salzenstein & Tim Seals A Better Approach to Junior Tennis
7/15/2013 Barbara Tipple Sending Your Junior to Train Abroad
7/8/2013 Paul Ferguson Using Challenge Ladders to Aid in Development
7/1/2013 Craig Cignarelli What Parents Should Expect from a Coach
6/24/2013 Carling Bassett Seguso Growing up a Champion, Becoming a Parent
6/17/2013 Carlos Goffi Developing Junior Players
5/20/2013 Amer Delic Transitioning from Jrs to College to Pro to Coaching
5/13/2013 Marc Lucero Junior Tennis Coaching
4/22/2013 Tom Allsopp Online Tennis Coaching
1/14/2013 Barry Buss Trials & Tribulations of Young Elite Players
11/26/2012 Larry Lauer Coaching Research
11/5/2012 Johan Kriek Junior Tennis Coaching
10/29/2012 Frank Giampaolo Tennis Parent Bible
3/3/2015 Nicole Lascelle-Hornig Solutions to cheating & gamesmanship in junior tennis
12/30/2014 Dave Fish Live from Winter Nationals
8/4/2014 Rachel Kros & Raina Fishbaine Insights from Kalamazoo
7/14/2014 Marlena Hall What it takes to put on the National Clay Court tourney
5/19/2014 Steve Huber and Dave Archer How Junior Grand Prix Tennis is growing the game
4/21/2014 Bruce Schilling & Bill Mountford New Balance High School Tennis Championships
12/9/2013 Alex Guthrie Eddie Herr recap, Orange Bowl preview, & D3 recruiting experience
10/28/2013 Donna Bailey Friend At Court
8/12/2013 Various Kalamazoo Wrap-Up
2/18/2013 Various guests 2014 National Jr Comp changes, con’t
2/11/2013 Various guests 2014 National Junior Competition changes
12/3/2012 Dave Howell Universal Tennis Ratings
10/22/2012 Don Petrine Jr Orange Bowl
10/15/2012 Ernie Hartfield USTA Officials
8/6/2012 Sol Schwartz Holabird-Adidas All-In Jr Tennis Challenge
7/7/2014 Jorge Capestany Training the mental side of tennis
5/27/2014 Joey Johnson Developing the Worthy to Win mindset
5/12/2014 Michael Cooper Human Performance Mentors
1/13/2014 Dr. Bob & Tami Neff Mental toughness training for players, parents, & coaches
11/11/2013 Bob Litwin Reshaping ourselves through our stories
11/4/2013 Daniel Coyle What is talent and how is it developed?
8/19/2013 Linda LeClaire & Bryce Young Peak Performance Training
7/29/2013 Ed Tseng Changing the Way We Handle Our Thoughts
9/10/2012 Jeff Moore Developing Leadership Skills Through Tennis
7/29/2012 Allen Fox Mental Toughness
2/24/2015 Various college coaches Playing opportunities outside the top D1 plus scoring and format changes
1/13/2015 Greg Patton & Nathan Pasha BNP Paribas Master U International Collegiate Championships
12/16/2014 Dave Fish Using Universal Tennis Ratings during the recruiting process
11/18/2014 Thomas Anderson How to get noticed by college coaches & the importance of college showcases
11/10/2014 Dick Gould The evolution of college tennis
11/3/2014 Todd Wojtkowski Recruiting and playing DIII college tennis
8/18/2014 Ross Greenstein College Recruiting 101
8/11/2014 Chuck Kriese, Lin Loring, Rob Hubbard, Peter Smith, Gene Orlando, Colette Lewis College Tennis Format Changes
6/2/2014 David Benjamin The future of college tennis
4/9/2014 Lisa Stone on The American College Experience show My experience so far with college recruiting
3/31/2014 David Benjamin College format changes & the ITA
2/24/2014 Adam Herendeen The College Tennis Experience – Presbyterian College
1/6/2014 Danielle Lao, former USC Trojan & current professional player College Tennis: The Invaluable Experience
12/30/2013 Mitchell Frank, UVA tennis player 2014 ITA format changes to college tennis
12/2/2013 Adam Steinberg College Tennis is about more than tennis: Friends of Jaclyn Foundation
4/29/2013 Robert Hubbard College Tennis
1/28/2013 Dallas Oliver
1/7/2013 Nadine Rosenthal D3 College Recruiting
11/12/2012 Cintia Sanyeh College Recruiting
8/27/2012 Ross Greenstein College Recruiting
8/19/2012 Drake Bernstein College Tennis
2/17/2015 Trent Aaron A Healthier Way to Play Tennis
10/13/2014 Dr. James Andrews Injury prevention and treatment in junior athletes
7/21/2014 Dr. Jed Jones Preventing & treating sports injuries in children
2/17/2014 Gary Adelman The Alexander Technique & its application for tennis
9/30/2013 Andrew Burrow Fitness Training for Juniors
3/11/2013 Marcus Shapiro Off-Court Fitness Training for Junior Players
3/4/2013 Lisa Jones, ERYT Yoga for tennis
12/10/2012 Page Love Nutrition for Junior Athletes
11/19/2012  Mark Kovacs Off-Court Training
2/10/2015 John Lyons Choosing the proper racquet & Wilson’s new BURN series
1/6/2015 Tim Strawn The importance of choosing the proper equipment for your junior player
6/30/2014 Gordon Uehling PlaySight smart court technology
6/9/2014 Lavie Sak Shot Stats Challenger tennis technology
5/5/2014 Matt Previdi Choosing the proper equipment for your child
12/16/2013 Aneesh Devi Using video as a jr development tool –CoachMeInc
4/1/2013 Bob Kinnison Athletes app
10/8/2012 Julie & Danny Thiets Video Analysis
9/24/2012 Robb Julian Junior Sponsorships
3/17/2015 Open Mic Indian Wells 2015 Debrief
10/27/2014 Reynaldo Garrido Growing up a tennis player in Cuba before the Open Era
4/7/2014 Brian Smallwood Inner City Tennis Clinics
11/18/2013 Jessica Weyreuter Dream Court: Another Side of Jr Tennis
8/26/2013 PJ Simmons US Tennis Congress
7/22/2013 Live from BB&T Atlanta Open Various
5/6/2013 Various NY Tennis Expo
4/15/2013 Pascal Collard Down the Line & Beyond Foundation
1/14/2013 Barry Buss Trials & Tribulations of Young Elite Players
12/31/2012 Lisa Stone First Annual Year in Review
    #1 written by Steve 2 years ago

    What an amazing service to tennis parents you are providing Lisa! I’m listening to the archived interview session with Ross Greenstein and am blown away with the priceless information that is being conveyed here relative to the recruiting process for student athletes. Thanks so much for this invaluable resource that you are making available to all of us. It is greatly appreciated.

    #2 written by sasamm 2 years ago

    Dear Lisa,

    I would like to have my mother (Blanche Roddick and I…Lawrence Roddick) on your radio show on January 21, 2013. I think our perspective can be very beneficial… please let me know

    Lawrence Roddick
    Director, Andy Roddick Youth Tennis Program

      #3 written by parentingaces 2 years ago

      lawrence, i sent you an email. please call me at your earliest convenience. thank you!

    #4 written by Jane 1 year ago

    Love the show! I would also like to see more local coaches on.

    • #5 written by Lisa Stone 1 year ago

      Thanks for your suggestion, Jane! What types of questions would you like me to ask the local coaches? I’m happy to start reaching out to more of them.

    #6 written by javier palenque 1 year ago

    Lisa, I have a philosophy as a parent/coach that serves us very well it is a clear path to how to train, what to look for and how to train. I have used it in my kid and others with remarkable results you may wish to highlight it to other people. See video of my kid playing he is 9

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