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  • Sept 2015
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    Coach McCain became an ATP Certified Coach by the GPTCA, or Global Professional Tennis Coaches Association.  This is the only coaching association in the world recognized by the ATP World Tour.  
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    The GPTCA releases their coaching journal quarter-annually, called Elite Tennis.  The Sept 2015 issue of Elite Tennis published an article by Coach McCain, entitled 'How the Tennis Gods Serve.'  

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  •         Jan 17-18, 2014
    USPTA Logo    McCain served as a speaker for the USPTA Northern Division Coaches Convention, led by N.Division President Bruce Gullickson.  Discussing Momentum in the classroom & on the court, McCain outlined tennis biomechanics.  USPTA Director of Coaching Education Fred Viancos, Owner of Raw Tennis Performance Richard Woodruff,  Carleton College Head Coach Luciano Battaglini, & more also presented. 

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  • Nov 2013 & Feb 2014

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      On November 23rd, 2013, McCain attended the PTR & USTA Mid-Atlantic Section Awards Luncheon & Banquet & received the 2013 PTR Mid-Atlantic Region Teaching Professional of the Year Award.  Just 4 months later in February, McCain was then awarded the 2014 PTR Virginia State Member of the Year Award.  

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      In the May-June 2015 issue of PTR's Tennis Pro magazine, McCain's article The Kinetic Chain on the Serve was published.

      McCain's article entitled Focus & Flow was published this week in the Sept/Oct 2013 issue of the Professional Tennis Registry's Tennis Pro Magazine, discussing common practices in peak performance & playing in the zone.  Click here to read.

      McCain also authored an article entitled Deliberate Practice, which was published in the May-June 2014 issue of PTR's Tennis Pro Magazine.  Click here to read.
  • June & July 2013

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      Promoting his 2013 released book Momentum, McCain appeared as a guest on the Gellar Sports Radio Show 'The Mental Game' with Mike Margolies.  Discussions include peak performance, the mindset of the pro athlete, & life on & off the tennis court.  Click here to listen.

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      McCain was a guest on the Radio Show 'Infinite Tennis' with Bill Patton to talk about his 2013 released book Momentum.  Discussions include stories from the pros on the tour & as always, talking shop about tennis development.  Click here to listen.

     
  • July & Oct & Nov 2013
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      In the July & Oct 2013 issues
     of Tennis Works, McCain published more articles with the UK tennis magazine. Emotion & Personal Narrative is an excerpt from the book Momentum.  Former world #7 Tim Mayotte & other ATP pros & coaches discuss  self-image & success with Dr. Jim Loehr.  Click here to read another article entitled Positive Momentum.

      McCain also hosted a webinar in November for Tennis Works, discussing Momentum, & can be accessed here.  The webinar looked at how touring pros & top coaches operate to ensure success, peak performance, & research.



  • April 2013

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      McCain served as a Speaker at the USTA Player Development Coaches Workshop in Richmond.  On court & in the classroom, his presentation to coaches, colleagues & players focused on fluid movement.  Other presentations covered 10 & under tennis, long term athlete development, coaching ethics, & more.

        
  • Dec 2012
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      Coach McCain, shown here with his beloved wife Jenna, won the 2012 USTA Virginia Teaching Professional of the Year Award.  The awards ceremony was led by USTA Virginia Tennis President Wayne McCoy, & included an inspiring speech from the legendary Wimbledon champion, Stan Smith. Click here for an overview of the event.



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