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The Hard Work and Sacrifices of Jr Tennis Players | Courtside Sessions - Nina Chabli

In this super exciting episode of Courtside Sessions, we sit down with Nina Chabli, a junior tennis phenom who's making waves on the court! Nina spills all the details...

Early Training, College, & Mental Resilience in Tennis | Courtside Sessions - Oliver Crawford

This episode of Courtside Sessions features ATP top 200 and Diadem Athlete Oliver Crawford. Oliver recounts his training sessions from ages two to twelve and the pivot...

The Mastermind Behind Your Favorite Sneakers | Courtside Sessions - Mark Kokavec

This episode of Courtside Sessions features Mark Kokavec, a shoe designer renowned for his work on Diadem’s Court Bursts. Mark discusses his early career and personal ...

Building a Winning Tennis Program at FAU | Courtside Sessions - Ricardo Gonzalez

In our chat, Ricardo shares stories from his amazing career. We dive into his unique coaching style and what he looks for in recruits—spoiler: it's more than just stat...

From Junior Player to Grand Slam Champ | Courtside Sessions - Marcelo Arevalo Part 2

In part two of Courtside Sessions with Marcelo Arévalo, we delve deeper into the Salvadoran tennis star's career. Marcelo opens up about his experiences competing in C...

From Junior Player to Grand Slam Champ | Courtside Sessions - Marcelo Arevalo Part 1

In this episode of Courtside Sessions, we sat down with Marcelo Arévalo, Salvadoran tennis star and Grand Slam champion. Marcelo shares his inspiring journey from purs...

20+ Years in Tennis: From Player to Industry Expert | Courtside Sessions - Christian Singer

On our first episode of season 2, we sit down with Christian Singer, a tennis player turned industry expert, to discuss his journey from the courts of South Germany to...

Sachia Vickery Checks In To Talk About Her US Open Run and More!

That's a wrap on Season 1 of Courtside Sessions! Sachia Vickery, checks in to discuss life on and off the court, her run at the US Open, and much more! When talking ab...

A Lifelong Competitor With A Unique Approach To Academy Culture

Tosin Awomewe, a former junior, competitive adult player, with an extensive coaching background, who went on to start his own academy shares his tennis journey and uni...

From A Small Town In Georgia, To D1 Tennis, To A Career In Europe and Then Back To The NCAA Ranks

Trey Morris, the current Head Men's Tennis Coach at Jacksonville State University, shares his tennis journey with us. A lot of his current coaching philosophy has been...

A Full Circle Junior Tennis Story: Playing, Competing, and Facilitating

Brian Rosenthal, a former compettive junior and NC State Wolfpack player who has gone on to have a sucessful career working in tennis shares some insight he's learned ...

Inside The Philosophy of a College Coaching Legend and USA National Team Coach

Greg Patton, a long time college coach with experience in the USA National Collegiate program, opens up his full notebook to share experiences and stories from his lif...

A Former Pro and Long Time Junior Development Specialist Shares Insight On His Philosophy

Jose Ayala, a former ATP pro, long time junior tennis development specialist, and tennis dad shares some insight in how he mastered the game and the philosophy he has ...

Insights From A Professional Mindset & Leadership Coach Who Is Also A High Performance Dad

Author, speaker, and entrepreneur, JM Ryerson, who specializes in mindset and leadership shares some insight on his work with professional players and his 17 year old ...

From The Bahamas To Bollettieri's: How Mark Knowles Became #1 In The World

158 views  Sep 29, 2023  Courtside SessionsFormer top junior, UCLA Bruin, world number #1, Grand Slam champion, Mark Knowles, shares his tennis journey and some valuab...

Coming Across The Pond To Play College Tennis and Becoming A Top 20 WTA Coach | Mark Gellard

Magda Linette's coach, Mark Gellard, shares insight into his tennis journey coming to the US to play in college and rising through the ranks of high-performance coachi...

How a Girl from Alabama Defied the Odds and Went D1 | Kida Ferrari

University of Illinois rising junior, Kida Ferrari, shares the approach she took to defy the odds and accomplish her dream of playing D1 tennis. "I come from literally...

A GOAT's Coach Calls In From The US Open

Venus Williams coach, Hugo Armando, shares how a growth mindset helped shape his junior, pro, and coahing career. "My dad was my coach back then and I was lucky that h...

Courtside Sessions Podcast - A Diadem Production

"Parents, they're hard on the kids, they want the best for the kids, but they also expect a lot" - Evan Specht, Co-Founder of Diadem Sports. Listen to the Courtside Se...

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