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Tony Roth

 

Noble Tennis School: Founder and Director 

 

Education: Queens University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada), B.A Philosophy, M.A. Philosophy

 

Certification: Coach 4 (Tennis Canada), High Performance Coaching Degree (National Coaching Institute, Canada)

 

Coaching History: Full-time teaching professional since 1992, National Touring Coach (Tennis Canada): 2000-2003, Provincial Touring Coach (OTA): 1998-2005, Assistant Coach, Queen's University: 1998-2003. Tennis Director, Ottawa Athletic Club, 2004-Present. 

 

Awards: 2005 Coach of the Year (Tennis Professionals Association - Tennis Canada), 2006 Coaching Excellence Award (Tennis Canada)

 

Writings/Publications:  Noble Tennis: The Wisdom of Sport, OTA Code of Conduct Preamble, Published Articles: "Taking Fun Seriously", "Competition & Cooperation: The Connection?", "From Recreation to High Performance", "The Dignity of Sport".

 

Volunteer History: OTA Player Development Committee, National Capital Tennis Association (NCTA), OTA Code of Conduct

 

Playing History: National Competitor, U16, U18; Open Men's Ranking #1 in Ontario, Winner - Varsity Individual and Team Championships (Queen's University)