Tuesday, February 7, 2012

U.S. Professional Tennis Association Honors Jorge Capestany

Jorge Capestany, manager of the DeWitt Tennis Center, will be inducted into the USPTA Midwest Hall of Fame in August of 2012 at the Western & Southern Masters tennis tournament in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Jorge is a five-time USPTA Michigan Pro of the Year and two-time Midwest Pro of the Year. 

As a coach, Capestany has developed many nationally ranked juniors including three national champions. In his career, his lesson programs have developed more than 180 high school state Champions in Michigan.

Jorge has been published in several industry publications.  In 1998 he authored the booklet entitled Strategy – How to Beat Every Style of Player.  His second book Mental Toughness – Workbook for Tennis was released in 2008.

Jorge serves as an Elite Speaker on the Cardio Tennis Speakers team for the TIA and visits many locations in the US to help with the roll out of the new Cardio Tennis program.  As a recognized international speaker, he has presented at the PTR International Symposium, the USPTA World Conference on tennis, the USTA Tennis Teachers Workshop and at many other conventions.  He is a member of the Wilson speaker’s team and travels to many conferences educating coaches all over the world.  He has also traveled to Shanghai China to train several Chinese tennis professional and coaches. 

Posted 2/07/2012 03:56:00 PM

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