Coaches


Elvin Chee, USPTA Elite Professional

Elvin has managed and built tennis academies since 2000 in Singapore. Over 25 years of coaching in Singapore, he has produced Top ranked Juniors, National players and ITF world ranked Juniors. In 2008, he established the first Play & Stay program in Singapore to develop kids from 4 years old.

He has attained the United States Professional Tennis Association Elite Coaching credentials and is a member of the International Tennis Federation. He was a guest speaker at the WTA Finals Coaches Conference in 2014. He emphasize on discipline training and life skills development through tennis training.

Today, he manages the largest private tennis academy in Singapore with a team of coaching professionals. With more than 25 years of coaching experience, he has created a set of training system to teach junior tennis, in a serious but fun & engaging way!


Antoni Girod, Partner

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Antoni is an expert of mental training in sports. For more than 15 years, he has been an applied psychology and communications teacher for the Sports Science Department at the French Universities of Montpellier and Orleans. Antoni has been working with top athletes as a mental coach in many different sports, such as Head coach of Oracle Team USA double winner of the 2010 and 2013 America’s Cup, Marie Gayot , Gold medalist of the 4 x 400 m relay at the 2014 and 2015 European Athletics Championships, and Alizé Cornet, ranked number 11 WTA.

Since 2001, Antoni is a regular speaker for the ITF and is involved in many coaches education programs for Tennis Federations and Tennis Academies all over the world. He is the author of 12 reference books about mental training, communication and management, in particular: “Tennis the Winning Mindset”. Antoni is a partner with Tanglin Academy to provide his expertise to our students.

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 Jerzy Tan,  Coaching Profesional

Commonly referred to by his peers, students and clients as JZ, he is extremely passionate about tennis and is a certified US Professional Tennis Registered ( PTR ) coach. Despite starting tennis late at age 17, JZ’s athletic capability has led him into playing the game while his passion has led him to coaching and bringing the game to the younger crowd. Prior to joining Tanglin, he has spent the last xx years an assistant coach at Henry Park Primary, SJI International School and Nanyang Polytechnic. With his youth and experience, we expect lots of fun in his lessons !

 


Leslie Tiong, Coaching Professional

Leslie is a very hardworking coach that is very interested in working with children.  He takes great interest in upgrading himself consistently to ensure he imparts knowledge to the kids with the highest quality.  Leslie is fully certified as a PTR and SNROC coach.


Latiff Marikan, Coaching Professional

Latiff is our senior Coach with years of coaching experience.  He had worked with schools and tertiary and is also working with the Singapore Tennis Association.  He is a very patient coach and wants nothing but for the children to improve.  With his years in coaching children, he brings with him an ocean of experience to impart skills to juniors. He is fully registered and certified with NSROC and PTR.


Tony Seow, Coaching Porfessional

 

 

 


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