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January 17, 2010 04:52 PM

After reading the Bio below, I am sure that area tennis pros and park and recreation staff will be excited to attend and learn more from Jorge about how to successfully incorporate the QuickStart format into their offerings for 10 and under children!


Jorge resides in Lexington, SC where he is the Director of Operations for the Lexington County Tennis Complex, which will soon include over 50 tennis courts. He is the second person in the world to hold both PTR Master Professional and USPTA Master Professional Certificates. He is a USTA Recreational Coach Workshop Master Trainer and a USTA QuickStart National Specialist. He has met all the standards and competency requirements established by the USTA, PTR and USPTA as a High Performance Coach. Jorge is the Chairman of the Cardio Tennis National Speakers Team. He currently serves as Vice President of USTA SC and President of the USPTA SC Chapter. In 2007 and 2008 he served on both the USTA Southern and National Jr. Team Tennis Committees. Jorge's awards and recognitions are too numerous to list!

Jorge is a former Venezuelan Davis Cup player and captain, and played on the professional tour for more than ten years, including appearances at Wimbledon, US Open, French Open and Australian Open. His highest world singles ranking was 61st, while he reached 69th in doubles.