USTA Organizational Structure Questions

Discussion in 'Junior League & Tournament Talk' started by tennis1, Aug 28, 2012.

  1. chalkflewup

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    I think it's great to hold PMac accountable but Siegel was not full time in Boca PD last year.

    More importantly, it's tough to predict "if" success will happen and "when" success will happen with any of these kids no matter where they train. Additionally, I don't think it's appropriate to call out any kids on a forum after losing.
     
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  2. TennisFan2Day

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    Without getting into something that you know nothing about. He was full time with USTA Boca. Recently he and his family decided to move him over to Adams Academy. I have known him and his family for over 8 years, I am pretty sure I know his situation better than you do.

    It is not about the players. Pat McEnroe, Lew Brewer, Jay Berger and Kent Kineer all said that they know who the next champions are by the time they are 14, this is obviously not the case. Sock and Harrison both refused to go to the USTA PD in Boca full time because they were working with top quality coaches who knew what they are doing.

    I know you are still blind to the whole USTA system but sooner or later you will realize that their system is extremely skewed. The ONLY way their system works in when they help financially with expenses and leave the rest to the real coaches around the country. Why do you think in the last 2 years many of the families of the players have relocated to the Boca area? It is because nobody was supervising these young kids, when they were not on the courts.

    Be careful before you decide to constantly defend people who have never been held accountable for their actions. Show me how that works in ANY professional job in the real world.

    Don't worry, I will put my money on real coaches like Mike Wolf, Scott Christie, Jacek Dabrowski, Nico Guizar, Jose Lambert, Eliot Teschler and the list goes on and on. Just look at the revolving door in the past 4 years at the PD in Boca, that should be enough to tell you that something isn't right.
     
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  3. tball2day

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    Bravo, spot on, nailed it.
     
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  4. TennisNola

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    You are 100% wrong. Siegel spent a few years at JTTC and when that didn't work out he went to Adams. He has never been a part of USTA PD.
     
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  5. TennisFan2Day

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    I'm 100% right. He was at JTCC for almost 3 years and then Vesa got him his shot a Boca and it didn't work out after 5 months down there. If you would like to talk to his parents I am sure they would be more than happy to talk about with you.
     
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  6. chalkflewup

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    And FWIW, Danny K now trains in full time in NY not Boca. As for Luca, he is no longer with PD.
     
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  7. TennisFan2Day

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    I know Danny left at the beginning of the summer and Luca's situation is complicated but I am guessing he will be back again as always.

    This whole discussion is not about the players but the lack of talent running the junior development system.
     
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  8. TennisNola

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    You are 100% wrong.
     
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  9. chalkflewup

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    Thanks for chiming in. Curious to know who his PD coach was and what kids he trained with full time.
     
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  10. TennisFan2Day

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    You can call Jeff, his dad, if you don't believe me or you can call Vesa, either way doesn't really matter to me. I can give you both numbers if you need them.
     
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