ITF's Miguel Crespo recognizes India as the number one country in terms of coaches

NEW DELHI: The International tennis federation 's (ITF) Miguel Crespo has recognized India as the number one country in terms of registered coaches in the ITF Academy during their Coaching Education Webinar session.

Miguel Crespo from the ITF's tennis development department and Jonathan Stubbs , ITF Development Officer - South, Southeast and East Asia, joined the All India Tennis Association (AITA) and the Sports Authority of India 'Coaches Education Webinar', the first of its kind (SAI), on Tuesday.

Working with the Indian coaches, working with the Indian Tennis Association has been very interesting and has always been an excellent experience. We have learned a lot from each other from the years we have been working together and we hope to continue in the years to come, Crespo said.

"I would like to start with good news for all the Indian coaches. At the moment, India is the number one country in the world in terms of coaches registered for the ITF Academy ," he added.

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Crespo and Stubbs have vast experience in the field of tennis development around the world and have also previously been associated with the Indian coach's educational program. The duo enriched AITA's registered coaches with their global knowledge of tennis development and training.

During the session, skipper of the Davis Cup of India Rohit Nagal and the Fed Cup team boss Vishal uppal He also made a special appearance before Crespo's direction.

Crespo thanked AITA for inviting him to interact with Indian coaches during this period of confinement in many countries around the world.

With the COVID-19 pandemic situation, Crespo emphasized that all coaches should use overtime to improve individually as coaches.

Crespo also threw some light on the digitization program of the ITF and shared that the registration of the ITF Academy would be made mandatory soon and it will remain free of cost for the coaches.