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At JC’s Tennis Academy a good coach is an individual who with integrity, dedication, discipline and knowledge of his hers teaching is able to maximise the potential of each student regardless of their level. The goal of JC’s Tennis Academy is not only to teach our students how to reach their maximum game potential but give them tools to become an athlete of life for the future.
Joseph Henriques who is the son of a former beauty queen and Bond actress is a distinguished & internationally recognised Tennis Director successfully designing programmes for Centres of Excellence in Tennis. He was educated to an Elite level as a USPTR Tennis Professional & represented them as a National Examiner in Turkey. Joseph also holds the RPT European National Professional level and holds the USTA Sports Science levels 1 and 11. Joseph is also author of many Tennis technical manuals & magazine articles and is a member of the International Coaches Institute.
Born in Bahrain, Hussain Kadhem, Managing Director and Tennis Professional at JC’s Tennis Academy comes with a wealth of corporate experience. International Baccalaureate in Business Sci, BA with Hours in Marketing Management. Spent some of his time in the United Kingdom before moving back to Bahrain. Previous experience includes working in the Real Estate and Consulting Sector. Specialised in Marketing Management, Public Relations, Buyer Behavior and Strategy, International Advertising and Retail Marketing.
As Head Coach of the JC’s Tennis program, Bob Clark will oversee all aspects of the tennis program and ensures delivery of the optimal training and highest level of development to each male and female tennis athlete at the junior academy, adult academy, individual and professional levels.
Clark is a native of Great Britain and joins JC’s with some of tennis’s highest qualifications.
Akos is part of the team that’s heading the Development Groups and is responsible for the Officer’s Club Program. He has been an inspiration for every age group development at U12, U14, U16 age groups in the past. He has had extensive experience in these age groups coaching in Hungary.
Akos’s love for tennis is infectious for all to see one that will inspire the best out of us all.
JC’s has signed another important member of staff to take charge of its Athletic and Personal Development program. Scott, from Ireland is PTR Qualified and has special interest in Physical Education side of tennis.
Scott will be preparing players physically to compete at every level of the game.
Oleg is the head of performance mini tennis and has moved to JC’s from Ukraine. Oleg’s specialty is talent identification and giving players the technical, tactical, physical and mental foundations. Oleg comes from a big tennis family in the Ukraine. As a player he has competed internationally and claimed a variety of titles around Ukraine He coached at a high performance academy that produces some of the top national junior players.
Jun has been involved in the schools outreach program that feeds players into the mini tennis academy since 2013 programme. He has assisted in developing players to represent JC’s and has helped develop players to national level. June has had great success in increasing the number of juniors participating in tennis by setting up close links schools and progressing children onto the JC’s mini tennis performance programme…
Nelson, is a RPS qualified racquet technician and Bahrain’s top stringer with 10 years experience advising, stringing and teaching players of all ages and abilities in a number of different locations. Nelson, who joined JC’s in May 2013, also works as a tennis assistant providing group and individual lessons. Nelson has a great deal of experience working in the tennis industry and is well known across the Kingdom as the ‘Racquet Guru’.