Control the Controllables

Control the Controllables

Dan Kiernan, Director of SotoTennis Academy in Spain has created a podcast that entertains, educates and energises you through this difficult period due to COVID-19. Hear Dan pick the brains and gain valuable insight into the minds of professional tennis players, coaches, parents, as well as others in High Performance Tennis.

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Recent Episodes

Episode 138: Fernando Segal - Tennis is for Life

Oct. 19, 2021

Fernando Segal is a world-leading coach, tennis development expert and an influential figure in the tennis world. From Argentina, Fernando has more than 40 years experience in coaching. During that time he´s written 11 books…

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Episode 137: Ben Haran - Find Your Mentor

Oct. 12, 2021

Ben Haran is one of the leading tennis coaches in Great Britain. He is the Head Coach at Reeds Tennis Academy in Surrey, where for the past 17 years he´s guided dozens of young players to national and international level. A …

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Episode 136: Matt Little - Andy Murray´s S&C Coach

Oct. 5, 2021

Matt Little is one of the world´s most renowned S&C Coaches. He´s worked with Andy Murray for the past 14 years, through the highs and lows of 3 Grand Slam titles, 2 Olympic gold medals, a Davis Cup win and career-threatenin…

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Episode 135: Ryan Jones - What it Takes

Sept. 28, 2021

Ryan Jones is a British Coach who has been working on the ATP/ITF tour for the past 10 years. Ryan has taken Borna Coric and Kyle Edmund into the ATP top 100 and is well on the way to the same result with young British hope …

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Episode 134: Alastair Filmer - Developing a US Open Champion

Sept. 21, 2021

Up until the 2021 US Open, Alastair Filmer was known as one of Great Britain´s leading performance coaches. He´s now more commonly referred to as Emma Raducanu´s former coach. The 18-year-old has been in the spotlight since …

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Episode 133: Alexa Guarachi - High Standards, Low Expectations

Sept. 20, 2021

In this bonus episode, we speak to Alexa Guarachi who is currently World Number 12 in Womens´doubles. Alexa has just reached the Semi-Final of the Women´s Doubles at the US Open with partner Desirae Krawczyk. The pair previo…

About the Host

Daniel Kiernan

Show Host

Dan Kiernan is the owner and Director of SotoTennis Academy in Spain and a former British #1 Doubles Player. He captained the men´s tennis team at Louisiana State University before playing on the Professional Tour for 3 years, competing at Wimbledon in 2004 & 2005.

In 2010 Dan relocated from the UK to Spain to open SotoTennis Academy, which has become one of the most renowned tennis academies in Europe. When he´s not on court, he can be found interviewing big names in the tennis world for the Control the Controllables Podcast or running around after his 3 children!

Dan has more than 20 years of coaching experience through all levels of the game including:
-2019 Wimbledon Mixed Doubles Quarter Finalist Evan Hoyt
-2012 Juniors Boys Australian Open Champions, Josh-Ward Hibbert and Liam Broady,
-Junior Grand Slams Players
-WTA/ATP Players including WTA tournament winners and a top 100 WTA Player