Coaches

We have tried to create a team of knowledgeble and dedicated coaches with different backgrounds in order to best be able to help the players who are training at Good to Great Tennis Academy. Some coaches have a background as world-class players, some were good players who never quite managed to take the final step to the PRO tour and some coaches have more academic background. Together we form a strong team with high understanding of each individual.

Magnus Norman

Magnus Norman

Högsta singelranking: ATP 2

Merits:

  • Winner Davis Cup 98
  • Semi-finalist Australian Open 2000
  • Runner-up Roland Garros 2000
  • Winner Masters Series 2000
  • 12 ATP singles titles

Coach:

Aspelin-Johansson during the Olympics

  • Silver Beijing Olympics

Robin Söderling 2008-2010

  • Final French Open 2009
  • Final French Open 2010
  • World Tour Finals London 2009-2010

Stan Wawrinka 2013-

  • World Tour Finals London 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • Winner Australian Open 2014
  • Winner French Open 2015
  • Winner US Open 2016
  • ATP Coach of the year 2016
Nicklas Kulti

Nicklas Kulti

Högsta singelranking: ATP 32 Högsta dubbelranking: ATP 11

Merits:

  • Quarter finals Roland Garros 94
  • Davis Cup Final 96
  • Winner Davis Cup 97 and 98
  • 3 ATP single titles
  • 13 ATP double titles

 


Mikael Tillström

Mikael Tillström

Högsta singelranking: ATP 39 Högsta dubbelranking: ATP 15

Merits:

  • Quarter finals Australian Open 96
  • Winner Davis Cup 97 and 98
  • 1 ATP singles titles
  • 8 ATP double titles

Coach:

2002-2004 Andreas Vinciguerra
2003 Magnus Norman
2004-2005 Thomas Enqvist
2013 Grigor Dimitrov
2015- Gael Monfils

  • World Tour Finals London 2016
Johan Örtegren

Johan Örtegren

Merits:

Active as a professional player for six years. Reached the second round of the If Stockholm Open in 2000.

Coach:

Johan has worked for Kuwait’s Tennis Association for two years and on the elite side of SALK.

2012 Johanna Larsson
2015-2016 Grigor Dimitrov


Robin Brage

Robin Brage

Högsta singelranking: ATP 641

Player:

Active as a professional player for six years. Won U-21 nationals and Swedish Summer tour.

Coach:

  • Head coach for Mälarhöjdens IK and Linköpings TK
  • Responsible coach for national team players Sandra Örtevall, Gilbert Jäger, Arenxo Ghannadan, Siri Victorsson and Lucas Renard
Johan Hedsberg

Johan Hedsberg

Coach:

  • Worked for The Swedish Tennis Association for 18 years, whereof 12 years as employed (manager for the junior national team 11 years and for the senior woman’s team 1 year)
  • Assisting Fed Cup Coach, 6 years
  • Coach for Johanna Larsson from ITF to WTA154, 2 years
  • Club coach, 8 years
  • Elias Ymer
    – Gold medal youth olympics age 15
    – Runner up European Championship Jr age 16
  • Mikael Ymer 2013-2016
    – Gold medal European Championship Jr aged 14 and 18
    – Runner up Wimbledon Jr
    – 1 Future titel
    – 1 ATP double title
  • Davis Cup Captain 2016-

Johan Hedsberg holds a degree in Sport Teaching as well as a university degree with special focus on sports coaching in tennis from The Swedish School of Sport Science (GIH) in Stockholm. He also holds a university degree in Sport and Health Science from The University in Dalarna as well as studied Sports Phycology and Mental Coaching at University of Örebro.


Martin Öhrman

Martin Öhrman

Coach:

  • Operation manager in Örebro TK for 2 years
  • Head of elite venture in Örebro TK for 2 years
  • Worked for Swedish Tennis East with development of tennis players’ aged 12 to 14
  • Worked for SvTF as coach for the boys’ national team aged 14, at selected events.
  • Responsible for the national team player Karl Friberg
Peter Carlsson

Peter Carlsson

Högsta singelranking: ATP 119 Högsta dubbelranking: ATP 101

Coatch:

1989-1992 Tomas Enqvist
1997-1998 Kenneth Carlsen
1999 Jonas Björkman

  • Winner Australian Open double

2001-2003 Team Catella,  (Robin Söderling, Pim Pim Johansson, Jonas Fröberg, Filip Prpic)
2004-2008 Robin Söderling
2009-2012Henri Kontinen
2012 Frederik Nielsen

  • Winner Wimbledon double

2013 Marius Copil


Gianluca Marchiori

Gianluca Marchiori

Player:

Stopped tennis career at the age of 18 due to multiple shoulder injuries.

Coach:

Head Coach 4 years of practice development and schedule of players (Junior and ITF pro) for two Italian clubs.

2013-2014 Dayana Yastremska
2015-2016 Daniel Brands
2017- Varvara Lepchenko

Joakim Nyström

Joakim Nyström

Högsta singelranking: ATP 7 Högsta dubbelranking: ATP 4
Merits:
  • Winner Davis cup 1985,1987
  • Winner Wimbledon Double 1986
  • 13 Atp singel titles

Coach:

1993-1997 Thomas Enqvist
1998-2001 Austrian Tennis Association junior coach
2000-2002 DC coach Austrian
2002 Stefan Koubek
2003-2004 Swedish Tennis Association Fed Cup Captain and DC coach
2005-2007 Swedish Tennis Association DC coach, U-21 head coach
2008-2011 Jürgen Melzer
2010-2011 DC coach Austria
2012 Jack Sock
2013 Andreas Haider Maurer
2014 Ze Zhang Chines Tennis Association
2015 Assisting coach Dominic Thiem
2015 DC coach Sweden


Viktor Tuurala

Viktor Tuurala

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Education:

  • BSc. in Exercise Science and Sports performance – Becker College (Worcester, MA)
  • FAFS – Gray Institute
  • CPT – NCSF (National Council of Strength and Fitness)

Background:

Played 4 different sports at the NCAA level in college (ice hockey, football, tennis, golf). Previously the head instructor for Ultimate Performance in Stockholm. Has been responsible for the offseason training for several Swedish national team athletes, including Olympic athletes, NHL players, and professional football players. Has been involved in training Good To Great players since 2013.

Andre Rizzoli

Andre Rizzoli

Coach: 

  • Head Coach for Italian Federation North-East Section for five years
  • Coached Italian Top-10 U16 Boy and Top-10 U14 Girl for three years
  • Performance department coach/advisor for five years
  • Development department coach for two years

Tim Lindberg

Tim Lindberg

Leg. Chiropractor and Medical Manager

Education:

Chiropractic Association in Sweden Student Price 2012 at the graduation of Skandinavian College of Chiropractic.

Research and student administrator at the Skandinavian College of Chiropractic 2012-2013.

Background:

Professional soccer player abroad before starting his education to become a chiropractor. Been a lecturer and medical manager at FC Djursholm, Nordic Yogainstituet and World Class Sweden. Working with the national team in soccer and ice hockey.

Igor Tubic

Igor Tubic

Former active player on the Future and Challenger tour with base at Good to Great Tennis Academy. After his on tennis career has Igor coached some of Sweden’s top 12 year old players and adults.