Pepe Batalla

Pepe Batalla


Pepe Batalla - Associate Professional

Education: Studied and Played at Gardner Webb University and Lincoln Memorial University with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and a Master’s Degree in Sports Management

Credentials: USPTA 1 and 2
• Playing background highlights:
• Top 8 ranked in Spain under 18.
• LMU Tennis Most Valuable Player, 2017
• LMU Male Breakthrough Athlete of the Year for the school, 2017
• LMU Tennis 110% Award, 2016

Year of certification: 2017

Previous position: Lead Pro at New Haven Lawn Club, New Haven, CT; Graduate Assistant for the Men’s and Women’s tennis team (2018-2019); and Interim Head Coach at Lincoln Memorial University (Fall 2019).

Teaching style: Work in every strategic part of the game, understanding the fundamentals and the right technic to keep progressing from technical, tactical and mental aspects.

Teaching philosophy: Work hard, stay positive and most important, have fun.

Person having the greatest impact on your tennis: my dad.

Person having the greatest influence on your teaching: Every single coach I met on my journey.

Favorite Male Player: Lleyton Hewitt

Favorite Female Player:

Best Win: Winning a match that made me grow and win confidence for my following games.

Worst Loss: Position #6 Freshman year against Clemson 6-0 6-0 (2014).


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