Coaches Workshop

Friday, February 3, 2017
7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Vaughan Center – Aurora

Download: Brochure

IHSTCA Presenters

Tom Gullikson: Tom Gullikson is the Lead National Coach for Men’s Tennis. He coached Jim Courier, Todd Martin and Jennifer Capriati, among others. Gullikson served as U.S. Davis Cup Captain from 1994-99, leading the 1995 team to the Davis Cup title. As a player, he captured 16 career doubles titles (10 with identical twin brother Tim) and reached the Wimbledon doubles final in 1983.

Greg Patton: Greg Patton is in his 20th season as head coach at Boise State. He has led his team to nine NCAA tournament appearances in the past ten years. Patton has 774 wins during a 36 year college coaching career. He has coached the USTA Junior National Team and has been selected as the NCAA Coach of the Year along with the Big West Coach of the Year five times. He is considered one of the most electric and sought after presenters on the tennis circuit. Coach Patton’s presentation is brought to us by WILSON SPORTS.

Aaron Rusnak: Aaron Rusnak is a USTA High Performance Coach. He was a highly ranked junior and played on the pro circuit. He is a tennis professional at College Park Athletic Club. His presentation in 2013 was considered outstanding by those coaches still in attendance in the late afternoon. 

Bill Heiser: Bill Heiser was an outstanding junior player from the Chicago area. He played at the University of Illinois and then played on the pro circuit. Heiser started his own tennis academy successfully working with junior players. He currently is working as a coach for Tim Smyczek and Denis Kudla on the pro tour.

Stan Oley: Stan Oley is a master pro with both the USPTA and the USPTR. He is a national spokesman and presenter. He is presenting on drills and ways to use a ball machine for camps, JV, and Varsity levels.