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2019 Minnesota Tennis Teachers Conference

Friday, March 1st & Sunday, March 3rd
Fred Wells Tennis & Education Center
100 Federal Drive, St. Paul, MN 55111  

HOTEL BLOCK

  • HOTEL BLOCK    
    • Room rates are very good.
    • The block is for Friday or Friday and Saturday.

Hotel:  Crown Plaza Aire       Minneapolis Airport       Three Appletree Square, Bloomington, MN  55425

The cut-off date for accepting reservations into this room block is Friday, February 18, 2019.

Guests may call: 800-227-6963 and ask to speak with reservations.  Guests would then mention the block code to ensure they receive the correct rate.   Block code MTC

2019 Minnesota Tennis Teachers Conference Agenda

FRIDAY, MARCH 1st
MEETINGS

​** ​12:00 USTA Northern Board Meeting
​** ​2:00 USTPA Northern Board Meeting
​** ​8:00 MTCA Annual Meeting and Social:  Beverage and Pizza
PRESENTATIONS
5:00 - 9:00 OPEN COURT TIME - Back bubble / Demo Equipment
5:00 - 5:50    CLINICIAN:  Dr. Sean Drake
​** ​Topic: The Body Tennis Connection Teaching Professionals
6:00 - 6:50 CLINICIAN:  Bill Mountford
​** ​Topic: Coaching the Volley in the Modern Game
7:00 - 7:50 CLINICIAN:  Marc Miller
​** ​Topic: Consuming vs Creating Happiness on the Court
8:00 - 8:50   CLINICIAN:  Harsh Mankad
​** ​​T​opic: Winning Smarter

SATURDAY, MARCH 2nd
8:00 Check-in  / Bagels and Coffee
8:15 WELCOME: David Wareham
8:20 - 9:20 CLINICIAN:  Ajay Pant
​** ​Topic: Error detection and correction in stroke production
9:30 - 10:30 CLINICIAN:  Johnny Parkes
​** ​Topic: Building the Athlete, not just the tennis player - Current Methods from USTA Player Development training Junior Tennis Athletes
10:40 - 11:40 CLINICIAN:  Sharon Cleland
​** ​Topic: Engaging Large Groups
11:40 LUNCH BREAK:  Erbert's and Gerbert's
12:40 - 1:10 CLINICIAN:  Kurt Bartell
​** ​Topic:   Perspectives of a 30 yr MN High School Tennis Coach
1:15 - 2:45 CLINICIAN:  Mark Bey
​** ​Topic: Creating the combination of relevancy and practicality in junior programs.
2:55 - 3:55 CLINICIAN:  Ajay Pant
​** ​Topic: Gross teaching errors (coaching behaviors)
4:00 DRAWING FOR PRIZES
4:20   SPEAKER:  Bill Mountford
​** ​Topic: Current state of the USPTA

SUNDAY, MARCH 3rd
8:00 - 8:50   CLINICIAN:  Mark Bey
​** ​Topic: Fun and exciting doubles drills for team practices
9:00 - 9:50   CLINICIAN:  Keely Battaglini
​** ​Topic: Shoulder Prehab Before Rehab
10:00 - 10:50 CLINICIAN:  Frank Vermeer
​** ​Topic: How and Why to Implement Serve and Volley into your Students Games
11:00 - 11:50 CLINICIAN:  Brian McCoy and Bruce Gullikson
​** ​Topic: Drills, Skills, and Tips for team practices