Julio Godreau


Texas (Puerto Rico)
"High Performance Coach, USTA and USPTA Southern Coach of the Year"

Julio Godreau holds certifications with the USPTA (Elite), PTR (Master of Tennis Performance), and the USTA (High Performance). He currently serves as the Director of Junior Tennis for the USTA Texas section.

As a coach he has developed players in Orange Ball (2 Southern #1 ranked players and 3 Southern Closed Champions) and Yellow Ball (player ranked as high as #5 in the US and quarterfinalist at Orange Bowl and Eddie Herr tournaments). At the collegiate level his students have accomplished scholarships at prestigious conferences such as the Pac-12 and SEC, and have won NCAA Division 1 team championship. Aside from his on court success with Junior Players he has also guided adults to State, Sectional, and National Championships. 

He has been the recipient of numerous awards from the USPTA, PTR, and USTA including Southern Pro of the Year. As an educator he often presents at sectional events and has been a speaker at The USPTA World Conference and PTR International Symposium.

Julio was a top Junior player in the Caribbean, NCAA Division I Scholarship Collegiate Player, and has played at the Pro level. He is also fully bilingual (English and Spanish) and has a Masters Degree in Business Administration and an undergrad in Psychology. He has been married for twelve years to Charisse and has two daughters, Emma (6) and Sophie (9).
 

EDUCATION
•PTR Master of Tennis Performance (Equivalent to ITF Level 3)
•USPTA Certified Professional Level 1
•PTR Certified Professional Level
•USTA High Performance Certified
•PTR 10 & Under Certified
•USPTA & PTR Player Development Specialist
•USTA High Performance Orange Bowl World Class Junior Player Development Study
•USTA High Performance US Open Pro Player Development Study
•USTA High Performance 10 & Under Certified
•USTA Referee Certified
•USTA Tournament Director Certification (TDM)

AWARDS
•PTR Mississippi Member of the Year 2014
•USPTA 10 & Under Southern Pro of the Year 2012
•USPTA Southern Pro of the Year 2007
•USTA Southern Pro of the Year 2008
•USPTA Mississippi Pro of the Year 2006 & 2007
•USTA Mississippi Pro of the Year 2008
•USPTA Developmental Pro of the Year 2004
•USPTA North Cal Rookie Pro of the Year 1997

USTA INVOLVEMENT
•Selected to coach USTA National Level 1 camp at USTA Center in NY (US Open Location) along with coaches Tom Gullikson, Richard Ashby, Kent Kinnear, Jay Gooding, and Geoff Russell.
•Chairman 10 & Under USTA Southern Committee
•Vice Chairman USTA Southern Player Development Committee
•Representative for USPTA & PTR Pros in USTA Mississippi
•Chair USTA Southern Talent Identification Camps Committee
•Chair USTA Mississippi Junior Council Committee
•Member USTA National Pro Circuit Committee
•Head Coach USTA Competitive Training Center (CTC) Mississippi
•Coach USTA Southern and Mississippi Talent Identification Camps
•Coach USTA Southern and Mississippi Talent Identification Camps
•Coach USTA Middle States 12 and under Zonal National Team
•Coach USTA Southern 14 and under Zonal National Team

USPTA AND PTR INVOLVEMENT
•Speaker at USPTA World Symposium
•Speaker at USPTA Winter Southern Conference
•Chairman USPTA Multicultural Committee
•Speaker at PTR International Symposium
•Speaker at USPTA Southern Conferences
•Speaker at USPTA Tennessee, Mississippi, & Louisiana Workshops
•Speaker at Mississippi’s High School Coaches

 

Julio Godreau