Opal Towers 7th Floor
Business Way, Dubai
Director of Tennis and Operations
With over 23 years of international coaching success, and a playing career which includes ITF Junior Grand Slams and an ATP world ranking of 500, James brings a wealth of experience to Tennis 360.
James is a British National coach and has worked with many of Britain’s best, including Elena Baltacha, Anne Keothavong, James Ward, Chris Wilkinson, Ed Corrie and many others on both the ATP and WTA Tours, Grand Slams, Davis Cup and Federation Cup.
Most recently, James founded and developed some of the best academies in the UK, and many Junior Champions at British Nationals, Tennis Europe and ITF World Junior events.
James is qualified as an LTA Master Performance Coach (level 5), holding the highest level of coaching certifications. He also has extensive experience of global travel and tour management.
As Director of Tennis and Operations at Tennis 360, James works with players of all levels to ensure they receive the highest quality of teaching and training.
DATE OF BIRTH: On a Thursday….
COUNTRY: United Kingdom
LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English
STYLE OF PLAY: Aggressive
FAVOURITE PLAYER: Bjorn Borg
FAVOURITE PLACE: Dubai (obviously!)
MOTIVATIONAL SONG: Firestarter – Prodigy
FAVOURITE QUOTES: “No one ever drowned in their own sweat!”
IF I WERE NOT A COACH: I would be a rock star 😉