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Getting to know David Sammel


Originally published on: 26/02/10 16:29

Dave Sammel is a former coach to seven Great Britain Davis Cup players and former Senior Academy Coach at the Lawn Tennis Association’s Leeds Academy.

He is currently the Director of Coaching at the Monte Carlo Tennis Academy (MCTA), which has on its books British top ten player and 2007 Junior Wimbledon semi-finalist Anna Fitzpatrick.

The MCTA also has Jez Green on its coaching staff. Jez is currently working with Andy Murray as one of his personal fitness trainers.

To find out more about Dave’s coaching philosophy Monte Carlo Tennis Academy website.

Dave and his team also produce top-class tennis coaching DVDs and books. Check out the range of learning materials on Dave’s website.


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