Fredy Cardenas

Operations Manager, Specialized Padel Coach, Senior Coach, Recreational Stream

Fredy of Spain has been a senior coach with Tennis 360 since 2015, and has over 17 years’ experience coaching tennis and padel tennis with a focus on beginners and intermediates. He is a qualified ITF Coach Level 2, including a degree in Business Administration (University of EAN, Colombia), a post-graduate degree in Marketing (PompeuFabra University, Spain) and a Masters in Teaching, Training and Management of Tennis (Valencia International University, Spain).

In mid-2017, Fredy’s methodical and organized skills with an eye to details made him a natural candidate to transition to daily operations, on and off court, to further enhance our commitment to quality service.

 

EDUCATION BACKGROUND:

  • Bachelors, Business Administration – University EAN, Colombia
  • Post Degree, Marketing – Pompeu Fabra University, Spain
  • Masters, Teaching, Training and Management – Valencia International University, Spain

 

COACHING BACKGROUND:

  • Last club worked in: Cercle Sabadelles Tennis Club. Barcelona Spain
  • 17 years Tennis/Padel Coach with beginners/intermediate level
  • ITF Coach Level 2
  • Elite Professional – USPTA
  • Tennis Director – RPT
  • Evolution Tennis/Padel Coach L1 & 2

 

DATE OF BIRTH: 12 March 1978

COUNTRY: Colombia / Spain

LANGUAGES SPOKEN: Spanish, Catalan & English

STYLE OF PLAY: Baseliner

FAVOURITE PLAYER: Andre Agassi

WHO I’D MOST LIKE TO COACH: Martina Hingis

THE MOST RECOGNISED PERSON I’VE PLAYED WITH: Sloan Stevens WTA player

LIKE: Travelling, food, and wine

DISLIKE: Uncivilised behaviour

FAVOURITE PLACE: Barcelona

FAVOURITE QUOTES: “Your most important asset is your mind, regardless of how you make a living.” and “You have to BE before you can DO and DO before you can HAVE”

STRANGE ITEM IN BAG: Deodorant always!

MY INSPIRATION: My father

IF I WERE NOT A COACH: I would be a business man

WHAT I DO ON MY REST DAY: Go to the beach

WHO I’D LIKE TO PLAY ME IN A MOVIE : Santiago Segura, Spanish movie director