HeaD coach Benji
Coach Benji's tennis journey began in primary school and he went on to represent his institution at the junior college level. After national service, he pursued education in the United States, obtaining a comprehensive sports coaching certification from USSA (United States Sports Academy), specializing in Tennis. His passion for the sport led to the creation of Dream Up Sports.
His accolades include certifications from reputable institutions like the Elite Certificate from the Rick Macci Tennis Academy, PTR (Professional Tennis Registry), and level 1 and 2 certifications from the Australasian Academy of Tennis Coaches (AATC). He's managed tennis programs at Singapore American School (SAS) and United World College (UWC East), as well as trained individuals and teams for the Women's International Tennis Singapore (WITS) competition.
Benji's expertise extends to mental coaching, highlighted by his Elite Sports Performance: Psychological Perspectives certification from the Asian South-Pacific Association of Sport (ASPASP). His proficiency is underscored by completing a mental games coaching program with a certified Mental Game Coaching Professional (MGCP) coach. This enables him to guide students through psychological challenges and enhance their performance.
Beyond tennis, Benji's versatility shines as an accomplished Floorball coach and former national team player in the World Floorball Championships. He's also a certified sports rehab specialist, offering sports massage and myofascial release services, in addition to holding swimming and inline skating instructor certifications.
Known for his meticulous coaching approach, Benji's enthusiasm and positivity inspire his students. His extensive teaching experience equips students with a comprehensive toolkit for excellence, grounded in the belief that everyone harbors untapped potential. He leverages individuals' strengths and champions enjoyable learning, underscoring mental resilience and character development as crucial. His aspiration extends beyond sporting success, aiming for his players to flourish in life.