Tag: Trust Your Training


JTCC 2017 High Performance Summer Training

2017 High Performance Summer Training Click on the collage below for more information:

photo by Matt Roth
Friday, May 11, 2012
Assignment ID: 30125820A

Francis Tiafoe, right, pushes against visiting strength and conditioning coach Pat Etcheberry, left, during a volley exercise Friday, May 11, 2012, at the Tennis Center at College Park. 
Francis Tiafoe is the top-ranked 14-year-old tennis player in the country. 

His father immigrated from Sierra Leone in 1996. Francis's father, Constant lived where he worked at the Tennis Center at College Park, where Francis and his twin brother Franklin would occasionally sleep. Misha Kouznetsov, a tennis pro at the Center saw potential in Francis and has been training the twins since they were eight. Constant and his family have since moved into an apartment five minutes away, and the boys train and go to school full-time at the Center.
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JTCC Fitness Newsletter

A note from The Green & Gold Editor-in-Chief, Mackenzie Clark: Welcome to the first edition of the JTCC fitness newsletter! As you all know, The Green & Gold is published every two months. This fitness newsletter will be published in conjunction with The Green & Gold as well as separately every month. This newsletter is ...

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Tiafoe Triumphs At The Australian Open

18-year-old American wins first Grand Slam main draw match Faces fellow teenager Alexander Zverev in 2nd Round A determined Frances Tiafoe recorded his first career Grand Slam main draw win with an opening round 6-1, 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-2 victory over Kazakhstan’s Mikail Kukushkin at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Tuesday. The JTCC alumnus ...


JTCC Trio In Action Down Under

  Frances Tiafoe qualifies for main draw Megan Moulton-Levy returns after two-year absence due to injury World #22 Treat Huey goes for doubles glory in Melbourne Frances Tiafoe claimed his place in the 2017 Australian Open with a 3-6, 6-0, 7-5 win over fellow American Tim Smyczek in the final round of qualifying on Saturday. ...


Tiafoe, Kudla Enter Final Day of Australian Open Qualifying

With two successful rounds of qualifying in the books at the 2017 Australian Open, JTCC alums, Frances Tiafoe and Denis Kudla, are both one win away from coveted spots in the main draw. Frances, the no. 2 seed in qualifying (ATP #107) faces fellow American and no. 25 seed, Tim Smyczek (ATP #137).  The two have battled three ...


Attention To Detail

A current JTCC parent applauds the behind the scenes efforts of JTCC’s Director of Maintenance, Elbino Runas: Next time you step out of your car, it behooves you to take your time heading to the entrance of JTCC.  It doesn’t matter what time of year it is…winter, spring, summer or fall.  Take a detour and ...


JTCC Excels at Orange Bowl

William Woodall and Alexa Noel Bring Home Titles Emiliano Gonzalez, Origen Grear and Koichiro Inada Upset the Odds Sixteen-year-old William Woodall and his South Korean partner Yeongseok Jeong earned  the Boys’ 16’s Orange Bowl Doubles Championship in Plantation, FL. The #2 seeds breezed through to the finals without losing a set before facing Americans Christian ...