52 episodes

This podcast's mission is to discuss junior tennis with a focus on the journey and process of player development.

We discuss trends in junior development and promote tennis events at all levels, including college, Futures, Challengers, ATP/WTA, and local events.

We would like to invite our audience to share our experience raising competitive junior tennis players in the USA.

We will discuss the highs and lows of being a Payer as we watch our players.

Payers & Players Podcast Robert Garrett and Scott Colson

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This podcast's mission is to discuss junior tennis with a focus on the journey and process of player development.

We discuss trends in junior development and promote tennis events at all levels, including college, Futures, Challengers, ATP/WTA, and local events.

We would like to invite our audience to share our experience raising competitive junior tennis players in the USA.

We will discuss the highs and lows of being a Payer as we watch our players.

    Episode 52 - Jack Newman - Austin Tennis Academy

    Episode 52 - Jack Newman - Austin Tennis Academy

    Jack Newman is the founder of the Austin Tennis Academy, one of the top tennis academies in the United States. Jack tells the story of ATA and what has made their program so successful.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Peyton Stearns - Tennis Recruiting Blue Chip High School Senior

    Peyton Stearns - Tennis Recruiting Blue Chip High School Senior

    We talk to Peyton Stearns about her junior tennis development. She grew up in Cincinnati, OH and has played all the junior Grand Slam events. We talk about her training with Todd Widom, her experiences at the junior slams and how she trained for the different surfaces. We also talk about her future plans, including her college plans.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 50 - Catching up with TJ Pura

    Episode 50 - Catching up with TJ Pura

    TJ Pura played college tennis at Duke. He was a nationally ranked junior player who was featured in the awesome tennis movie 50,000 balls. In 2018 he coached and mentored Tommy Paul, who went on to reach a career high of 79. We talk with TJ about his time coaching Tommy, and what he's doing today. His tennis background helped him successfully land his dream job working in the renewable energies corporate finance industry. TJ offers a lot of wisdom to players and parents alike,

    • 39 min
    Episode 49 - Tommy Paul

    Episode 49 - Tommy Paul

    Episode 49 is with Tommy Paul. Tommy is an American Professional tennis player. Tommy reached a career high ATP ranking of #79 in 2019.
    We caught up with Tommy at the Knoxville Challenger for a quick conversation. We talked about his tennis development in Greeneville, NC, Coach Brandi's favorite punishment, how he was able to go from losing in Qualifying to winning the Charlottesville Challenger in 2018, and why sliding may or may not be bad footwork.

    • 17 min
    Episode 48 - Sean Drake from Racquetfit

    Episode 48 - Sean Drake from Racquetfit

    Payers and Players Podcast
    Episode 48 - Sean Drake from Racquetfit

    • 52 min
    Episode 47 - Kevin O'Neill - Professional Tennis Coach

    Episode 47 - Kevin O'Neill - Professional Tennis Coach

    Kevin is the coach of Caty and John McNally, and has coached several women on the WTA tour as well working with National level junior players.
    In this episode we discuss what fundamentals junior players should be focused and we explore the lessons Kevin has learned from 25+ of coaching.

    https://payersandplayers.com/2019/10/08/episode-47-kevin-oneill/

    • 1 hr 38 min

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