GTC Tennis Consultancy & Academy
We specialize in the comprehensive development of children, youth and high performance tennis players.
Founded in 2006 by Gustavo Granitto; considered one of the worldwide leading experts in Junior Development and High Performance. When we launched GTC, our main objective was to ensure a unique experience through our programs based on over 38 years of passion and expertise in this industry.
A initiative attract, train and develop kids and youngsters to play tennis and enjoy the game.
Our goal is to concentrate on players that want to raise their level of play.
We are able to cater to the wide variety of needs and interests of Tennis Parents and Players.
We want to tailor the time and expertise into a great number of educational and coaching options.
Genaro Olivieri, #8 ITF World Ranking 2016, Champion GA Abierto Juvenil Mexicano, 4tos Roland Garros Junior 2016; Finalist Future Chile 6 2016; Semis finalist USA Future 6 2017; Finalist USA Future 26 2017; Semis finalist USA Future 27 2017. #513 ATP. (Foto: Gonzalo Chiappe)
“Gustavo Granitto has had a massive impact on the Development of tennis in the Caribbean, Central America, and South America as well. His great work has affected literally thousands of players, coaches and officials.”
Doug MacCurdy, Director General & Director de Desarrollo ITF 1984-1998; Director USTA Player Development 1998-2001; International Tennis Consultant 2001-2013.
“I have known Gustavo por over 20 years, first through his work in Argentina as Director of Coach Education and then as a friend and colleague at the International Tennis Federation where we work together for 15 years. He is one of the world’s most knowledgeable tennis coaches having written tennis books and presented in conferences in 50+ nations. This knowledge and love of tennis combined with his exceptional people skills and positive outlook means that whether he is working with top world ranked or beginner juniors players or helping coaches improve the way they work, he has a major impact not only on their tennis but more importantly on their lives. “
Dave Miley, Executive Director Development, International Tennis Federation.
“It was highly motivated for us to observe that Gustavo was able to involve the most important organizations in tennis in this workshop”.
Alex Ringwald, Director of Tennis Banyan Golf & Country Club
“I have known Gustavo Granitto for 10 years, initially in his capacity as the ITF Development Officer, then through his high performance academy which my son attended for 5 years. He is probably the most experienced, passionate and dedicated person to the development of kids through tennis that I have met through my years of involvement as a Tennis Parent. His vision and passion for the development of this sport is to have young kids gravitate to retain the interest and then succeed in tennis to the best of their individual ability and potential – and to keep the love of the game for a lifetime”.
Cindy Sweeting, mother of Ryan Sweeting, 2005 US Open Junior Champion. ATP # 65.
“Gustavo as a professional for many years has been involved in development programs and he has worked with junior players from all over the world. His international acquired experience has provided him with extensive knowledge in player’s management of high performance tennis”.
Ivan Molina, Director ITF Touring Team
“I met Gustavo three years ago, working with him at the first Hispanic Coaches Workshop. I was very impressed with the professionalism, dedication, and organization of the program. He demonstrates a true love for tennis, his clients, and colleagues. No matter what level player you are, beginner or tournament player Gustavo makes you feel special.”
Nancy Horowitz, USTA Florida volunteer & Vice President board Member.
“During his time at the ITF Gustavo Granitto has been consistently a reference for juniors and development matters affecting the Central America & Caribbean region. As an ITF colleague I have appreciated Gustavo for its professionalism, leadership and passion for the game. Now that we do not work together anymore I continue to appreciate Gustavo as a tennis friend. “
Luca Santilli, Head Juniors & Seniors Tennis, International Tennis Federation.
The pillars behind our proposal
– Foundation and Development of players from 4-16 years of age
– High Performance
– Parent´s Orientation of players
– Training and Coaching Education
Bearing in mind that tennis is a sport with open skills, we teach and train each skill according to the needs identified in each player. Certainly we can say we designed a progression for each identified need, whatever the level of play is. Progressively increasing the challenge and fostering self-esteem are always present in our methodology. We believe in a long-term concept and to develop a passion for the sport that will last the players a lifetime. Our method is on service for the player, not the player is in the service of our method. Our method believes in servicing the player not the other way around.
GTC Tennis Consultancy & Academy encourages players to reach their maximum potential, and to assist parents to have a more effective relationship with their children players. We also enjoy retaining more kids in our sport, and coaching Coaches to be more successful in all areas presented in their job.
Over 40 years of comprehensive junior development and high performance
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