Previous Players Coached:Andrew IIie (1997-2004)
Coaching Career Highlights:• 1984-1986 - Assistant Coach to Tony Roche and Team Manager of Custom Credit Operation Tennis Elite Squad Players: included Todd Woodbridge, Richard Fromberg and Mark Kratzmann• 1986-1988 - Assistant Director of Competitive Edge (International Tennis Academy) at John Newcombe's Tennis Ranch, Texas, USA• During his coaching stint with Andrew IIie, helped him reach a career-high ranking of No.38• Began working with Ashleigh Barty on a full time basis at the start of the 2016 season• Led the young Aussie to her maiden WTA Tour singles title at 2017 Kuala Lumpur; also helped her qualify for first WTA Finals in doubles (w/Dellacqua)• Has helped her rise from No.325 in 2016 to a career-high singles ranking of No.13 in 2019; also finished 2018 ranked No.7 in doubles - was one of just two players to finish the 2018 season in the Top 20 in both singles and doubles• In 2018, guided her to two singles titles, including the biggest of her career at WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai, and four doubles titles, including her first Grand Slam title of any kind at 2018 US Open (w/Vandeweghe)• The duo made an emphatic start to the 2019 season, reaching the final in Sydney and the quarterfinals of the Australian Open - the first Aussie to reach QF of AO since Dokic in 2009
Playing Experience:Played on the ATP Tour from 1979-1983
Personal:Married with four children. 2017-18 Newcombe Medal winner, Australian Tennis Award for Coaching Excellence - Performance. Sponsors include Diadora and Yonex.