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$50/h
1st lesson free!
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Orville
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Tennis
Levels
  • All Levels

NCAA Collegiate Head Tennis Coach with over 15 years of training and instructing in Rome, Georgia

Methodology

My teaching method is based on skill and awareness training and instructions, social support, and positive behaviors for beginners, intermediate, advance, elite, and professional players, drawing upon the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual bodies required for higher and higher-level performance.

Background

I am the Director of Tennis at Shorter University for more than 10 years and holds a Doctor of Education Degree in Sports Management. I am also a Guest Program Tennis Profession at the Rome Tennis Center in Rome, Georgia

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $30/h
Lessons offered by Orville
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Tennis
Levels
  • All Levels

Orville's resume


EDUCATION

Doctor of Education in Sports Management 2009
United States Sports Academy, Daphne, AL

Master of Science in Physical Education 2002
Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

Bachelor of Arts Double major in Public Relations/Recreation Public Relations 1994
Shorter University, Rome, GA

United States Tennis Association, Sports Science certification level 1 2001
Professional Tennis Registry, Hilton Head Island, SC
Major course work: sports psychology, sports medicine,
Bio-mechanics, motor learning, sports physiology and sports nutrition

United States Professional Tennis Association: Certified Professional – I 1990

United States Professional Tennis Registry: Certified Professional 2001

International Tennis Federation: Certified Level – I 1997


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach, Shorter University Rome, GA 2005 – Current

 Recruit prospective student/athletes.
 Conduct on-and-off court practice sessions.
 Coordinate fundraising activities.
 Manage 12- line operational budgets including travel arrangements.
 Develop game schedules for home and away contest.
 Monitor student-athletes academic progress (GPA and CCA).
 Manage facility operations including court maintenance, scheduling, etc.
 Ensure the college integration of social, academic, and athletic progress.
 Director of Shorter University summer tennis camps.
 Adhere to the NCAA Champions of Character program.
 Teach HPE courses as contingent instructor.
 Instill tennis manners, good sportsmanship, and tournament etiquette in players.
 Program Guest Tennis Professional – Elite Junior Program, Rome Tennis Center.

Associate Head Tennis Coach, Shorter University Rome, GA 2001 - 2004
 Recruited prospective student/athletes for first ever soccer program at Shorter.
 Conducted on-and-off court practice sessions.
 Coordinated fundraising activities.
 Managed 12- line operational budget including travel arrangements.
 Developed game schedule for home and away contest.
 Monitored student-athletes academic progress (GPA and CCA).
 Managed facility operations including court/field maintenance, scheduling, etc.
 Ensured the college integration of social, academic, and athletic progress.
 Coordinated Shorter University summer tennis camps.
 Adhered to the NCAA Champions of Character program.
 Taught HPE courses as contingent instructor.
 Instilled tennis manners, good sportsmanship, and tournament etiquette in players.

ITF, West Indies, and Adams Tennis Academy Port-Of-Spain, Trinidad 1997 - 2000
 Conducted ITF coaching workshops for coaches and school teachers.
 Director/coordinator of competitive junior programs.
 Conducted strategic and tactical on-and-off court practice sessions.
 Organized travel arrangements for teams to USTA and ITF tournaments.
 Coordinated summer tennis camps.
 Pro-shop Management: Own and operated pro-shop
 Instilled tennis manners, good sportsmanship, and tournament etiquette in players.
 Captained and coached Trinidad and Tobago Davis Cup team (1998, 1999, & 2000).

Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach, Shorter University Rome, GA 1994 - 1997
 Recruited prospective student/athletes.
 Organized strategic and tactical on-and-off court practice sessions.
 Coordinated fundraising activities.
 Designed game schedules for M/W’s home and away contest.
 Monitored student-athletes academic progress (GPA and CCA).
 Managed facility operations including court maintenance and supplies.
 Ensured the college integration of social, academic, and athletic progress.
 Assisted in Shorter University summer tennis camps.
 Instilled tennis manners, good sportsmanship, and tournament etiquette in players.
 Implemented study hall sessions.







PROFESSIONALACHIEVEMENTS

Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis, Shorter University Rome, GA 1990 – Current

 NCCAA Women’s National Champion Mobile, AL 2014 & 2015
 NCCAA Women’s Tennis Coach of the Year 2014 & 2015
 Inducted into Shorter University Hall of Fame: Class of 2011.
 Overall men’s and women’s tennis record 279-179 and 305-137, respectively.
 National Championship appearances by both teams during this period.
 All American and All Conference Academic Awards for men’s and women’s tennis.
 All-Academic team awards for: men’s and women’s tennis (2009-10 & 2010-15).
 Shorter Hawks letterman from 1989 – 1994.
 All American Honors (1990, 1991, and 1993).
 All GIAC/NAIA District 25 players all four years.
 Hawks Most Valuable Player.
 Highest national singles ranking: # 5.
 Posted a win/loss record of 116 – 30.
 Won GIAC/NAIA district 25 singles championship.
 Davis Cup Captain for TT: Gained promotions in 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2001.
 21st Century Millennium Award TT.
 WITCO sports nominee for tennis award TT.
 Seven time national champion of Trinidad and Tobago.

PROFESSIONALAFFILIATION

 United States Professional Tennis Association: Certified Professional - I
 United States Professional Tennis Registry: Certified Professional
 International Tennis Federation: Certified Level - I
 National Soccer Coaches Association of America: Advance National
 National Collegiate Athletic Association: Member
 Intercollegiate Tennis Association: Member
 Wilson Advisory Staff: Member
 United States Tennis Association
 Member AAHPERD, NASPE, NASSM
 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Certified CPR & AED for the lay responder

OTHER

Enjoy solving Rubiks Cubes: 2x2; 3x3; 4x4; 5x5; 6x6; 7x7 . . . . 10x10, playing Chess, and reading fiction and non-fiction books.






REFERENCES

Mr. Desmond Osuigwe, Tennis Coach, IMG Academy (Bollettieri Tennis Academy)
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Mr. Kim Graham, Director of Athletics (Former), Shorter University
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Mr. Vic Mitchell, Associate Athletics Director, Shorter University (concealed information)
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Dr. George Rusyniak, Neurosurgeon, University of South Alabama (concealed information) or (concealed information)
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Mr. Evan Isaacs, Head Tennis Coach, Columbus State University (concealed information)
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Mr. Brian Perry, Fernwood Country Club, Mississippi (concealed information)
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