Former Players Coaches

Episode 59: Sam Jalloh - Tennis saved my life

Sept. 13, 2020

Sam Jalloh was brought up in Sierra Leone in what was a difficult upbringing personally, but also during the civil war which added many complications which included living on the streets, seeing his best friend get shot and …

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Episode 50: James Cluskey - Necker Island Networking

Aug. 19, 2020

In our 50th episode of Control the Controllables we speak to James Cluskey, James was top 150 ATP and represented Ireland in the Davis Cup. Since retiring, James has used his tennis as a vehicle to attack the business world…

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Episode 46: Barry Fulcher - Progressive minded

Aug. 5, 2020

Barry Fulcher was an excellent tennis player who has turned his passion to not only coaching, but also to creating a competitive structure in the UK that allows players to compete, learn and earn. This passion has been solel…

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Episode 45: Michael Joyce - From top ATP player to top WTA Coach

Aug. 1, 2020

Michael Joyce had a very successful playing career with a career high of 64 ATP. Michael has gone on to coach some of the biggest stars in the women’s game including Victoria Azarenka, Genie Bouchard, Johanna Konta, Timea Ba…

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Episode 42: James McGee - The light side of Vegas!

July 22, 2020

James McGee is a former Irish Davis Cup Player and number one. He reached the top 150 ATP including qualifying at the 2014 US Open in dramatic circumstances, listen out for that. James shares his insights into the tour, Iris…

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Episode 32: Martin Lee - Management of disappointment

July 4, 2020

Martin Lee is one of a very select few British Male Players to reach the ‘Holy Grail’ of Top 100 ATP. Was it an easy journey there? Find out more....

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Episode 31: Barry Cowan - You’ll never walk alone!

July 1, 2020

Former GB Davis Cup Player Barry Cowan discusses his tennis journey which took him from Liverpool to taking Pete Sampras to 5 tough sets at Wimbledon. Since then Barry has moved onto the other side of the camera as a Sky Spo…

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Episode 30: Peter Bothwell - Realities of the Futures Tour

June 27, 2020

Irish Davis Cup Player Peter Bothwell has recently retired from the ATP/ITF Tour after 6 years of professional tennis. We dig into why Pete has made that decision at the age of 24 and the realities of the futures tour and in…

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Episode 29: James Trotman - Born to Coach!

June 24, 2020

James Trotman was a top 10 player in Europe from an early age who went onto win multiple Junior Grand Slams. He was then struck down with a career-ending illness. Not one to dwell, he put his passion into his coaching and ha…

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Episode 24: Sarah Borwell - The US College Guru!

June 10, 2020

GB´s Sarah Borwell went from a nervous young girl who didn’t want to compete, to the top 200 WTA singles and 65 in the world in doubles. Listen to why, how and what she is now doing to help 100´s of young players realise the…

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Episode 22: Dan Kiernan: Control the Controllables

June 4, 2020

Dan moves to the other side of the microphone, as he chats with Graeme Foreman. Dan discusses the influence of his North East upbringing and how this led to his Control the Controllables philosophy out at SotoTennis Academy …

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Episode 19: Conor Niland - The luck of the Irish

May 27, 2020

Ireland’s Davis Cup Captain and ATP 129 at his best, Conor Niland talks through his journey from Edgbaston to Limerick, on to Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York playing against Novak Djokovic. We also dig into the details aroun…

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Episode 17: Euan McGinn- GB University Tennis

May 24, 2020

Euan McGinn is Head of Tennis at the University of Stirling. After growing up in Scotland, Euan went to the University of Arkansas in 1990 on a tennis scholarship. In his senior year he gained All American Doubles status bef…

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Episode 12: Lee Childs- Life is one big competition.

May 8, 2020

Head Coach of the prestigious Queens Club in England, Lee Childs discusses his tennis journey. Lee had a very successful junior career and was the Under 18 European Champion in singles and doubles in 2000. He also won the US…

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Episode 9: Coach Life on the ATP Tour with Mark Hilton

April 29, 2020

From talented British junior, to a successful playing career before moving onto the ATP Tour as a coach, Mark Hilton has an amazing story. As well as helping GB´s Liam Broady reach World Junior number 2 in 2012, Mark has als…