Vision: To inspire and nurture champions
Mission: Dream Up Sports believes in delivering fun and personalised tennis programs for all ages. We are not a factory. Each student receives individual instructions with a small student/coach ratio for drilling, point play, athletic enhancement and mental resilience.
Motto: "Be your best and forget the rest"
Services: Individual lessons, group sessions, tennis camps, school recreational and competitive team coaching.
Dream Up Sport's 8 Core Values:
Every student learns to value the uniqueness and growth of themselves and others.
Every student learns to be thankful for the privilege they have to learn.
Every student learns to focus on being their best and not compare with others.
Every student learns to receive correction with a good attitude.
Every student learns to try new things and see failing as a part of learning.
Every student learns to persevere in spite of challenges and obstacles.
Every student learns to place the learning process above the end result.
Every student learns to socialise with others and be positive about building friendships.
head coach Benji
Benji started playing tennis in primary school and represented his school at the junior college level. After finishing his national service, Benji left Singapore to study in the United States where he gained his full sports coaching certification from USSA (United States Sports Academy), majoring in Tennis. Over the years, his love for the game grew and soon blossomed into the founding of Dream Up Sports.
He gained certification at the Rick Macci Tennis Academy (Elite Certificate), PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) and have the AATC (Australasian Academy of Tennis Coaches) level 1 and level 2 coaching certifications. His experience include running tennis programs at Singapore American School (SAS) and United World College (UWC East).
A multi-faceted individual, Benji is an accomplished Floorball coach and former national team player who competed in the World Floorball Championships. He is also a trained and certified sports rehab specialist who offers sports massage and myofascial release services to all his students. On top of that, he is also certified as a swimming and inline skate instructor.
Known for his keen eye for details in coaching, Benji has a strong passion for teaching and often inspires his students with his positive energy and enthusiasm. With the extensive experience working as a teaching professional, Benji offers his students a full package to perform at the highest level. He believes that everyone is a champion in a certain area and just needs time to figure that out. He takes great delight in working with the strengths of the individual and believes that fun is one of the best ways to learn. In his coaching, Benji focuses on mental resilience and character development because he believes that is half the battle won. He does not want his players to be winners in the sport but also a winner in life.
Coach Alex started coaching more than 10 years ago and is passionated about training developmental and recreational club players. His extensive coaching experience over the years allows him to nurture players with a strong foundation.
He gained certification at the Singapore Sports Council and obtained the ITF certification in conjunction with the Singapore Tennis association. He is a fully certified NROC (National Coaching Accreditation Programme) coach and also a standard First Aider.
His coaching experience include:
Anderson Junior College Tennis Programme
St Joseph Institute Junior (SJIJ) - Development Programme Coach
Active SG Junior Tennis Programme
Singapore Tennis Association (STA) Junior Developmental Programme
Fu Hua Primary School Tennis Enrichment Programme
St. Anthony Canossian Primary School Tennis Programme