Athlete’s Insight to Self Care

WTA professional Sloane Stephens has been on the circuit for over thirteen years. In this video she shares her perspective on mental health and maintaining self care. These insights are broadly applicable to both male and female athletes whether participating in high school, college, semi pro, professional or club championships. Read more…

Questions for Nick Kyrgios

Australian tennis talent Nick Kyrgios joined the ATP tour in 2013 and in 2018 reached a ranking of #13.  Kyrgios is known for moments of tennis brilliance when focused and playing well. He has a large base of support from fans and players.  Kyrgios is equally known for struggling with Read more…

Stressors of Elite Teenage Sport Participation

The Atlantic Magazine’s recently published article by Linda Flanagan titled, “Why Are So Many Teen Athletes Struggling With Depression?” is a good read on the multi-layered stressors that can influence the mental health of  young elite athletes in today’s competitive sports environment. The article is also a reminder to coaches and Read more…

Follow up to Cheating

In response to the the last post: “The missteps of cheating in junior tennis.” Here were a few responses. Tom Leonard : Independent ATP Tennis Professional “Even some of the higher ranked players- and it’s always the same ones and everyone knows who they are – there r complains made Read more…