Friday, 03 November, 2017, 04:00 pm - Sunday, 05 November, 2017, 03:00 pm 1201 Ochsner Boulevard, Covington, LA, United States
03 Nov
05 Nov

Tennis Haus Conference

Organized by: Davor Dekaris


This will be the first Tennis.Haus Conference @ Stone Creek Club and Spa in Covington, Louisiana November 3-5 2017. Conference @ Stone Creek club &

• 4pm Registration
• 5-6 pm Jolyn de Bois
Tennis Industry Association
• 6-7.15 pm Tim Mattek
Founder of Complete Performance & Bethanie Mattek-Sands Father

• 9-10.30 Feisal Hassan 2.5-3.5 Club Doubles: Ideas & Drills
• 10.30- 12 Mackie Shielstone
Serena Williams Fitness Coach
• 12-2 pm Lunch
• 2-3 pm Andy Brandi
LSU Head Coach
• 3.30-5 pm Michelle Krause
Cardio Tennis feat MyZone
• 5.15-5.45pm Q&A
All the Speaker
• Evening Program BBQ & Music

• 9- 10am Eva Borras
Sanchez- Casal Tennis Psychology
• 10-11.30am Eric Butorac
Former ATP Doubles player highest ranking No. 17
• 12 to 1.30 pm Brian Boland
Former Head Coach UVA & now USTA Player Development

Sign up fee $156

LTA rebates $40 Louisiana Pros

USPTA gives 6 Educational Credits for attending

USPTA Louisiana provides free lunch to current USPTA Louisiana professionals

Free BBQ for all Saturday evening!

The Holiday Inn Express rate only $89

USPTA Credits for USPTA Professionals

Oncourtoffcourt goodie bag+ square ball

We are very excited for Michele Krause's Cardio presentation using MyZone belts which is one of our mains sponsors!

Over 20 MyZone belts put up for raffle!

Speaker Line up

Andy Brandi
Andy Brandi and his son Chris are the men's co-head coaches of the Tigers. Andy has plenty of coaching experience in the SEC after spending 17 exceptional seasons as the women's head coach at Florida from 1984 to 2001. During those 17 seasons, Andy won three NCAA Championships while his teams won 91% of its matches and lost zero SEC home matches! After Andy left Florida he served as Director of Tennis at the IMG Academy for five years and then most recently he was a national coach on the USTA Player Development staff.

Feisal Hassan

He is a USPTA and RPT (Registro Profesional de Tenis) Spanish Master Professional, an iTPA Tennis Performance Trainer (TPT) and a Certified Tennis Performance Specialist (CTPS). He is vice president on the USPTA National Board, a member of the Head/Penn Racquet Sports National Advisory Board and National Speaker’s Bureau. He holds USPTA specialist degrees in Competitive Player Development, Facility Management, Sports Science and Little Tennis.

Eric Butorac
has competed on the ATP tour for 13 years and won 18 ATP doubles titles. Along the way, he reached the finals of the 2014 Australian Open and the semi-finals of the French and US Open mixed doubles. He has career doubles wins over Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka and the Bryan Brothers. He spent eight years on the ATP Player Council and in 2014, succeeded Roger Federer as President. A three-time ITA All-American while playing for Gustavus Adolphus College, Eric won the NCAA DIII Singles and Doubles Championships as well as the 2003 National Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship Award. He also spent four seasons as the volunteer assistant coach at Harvard University. Most recently, Eric retired from tennis at the 2016 US Open and is now the Director of Player Relations and Pro Tennis Operations for the USTA.

Brian P. Boland
is an American former tennis coach and current Head of Men’s Tennis for USTA Player Development. He was formerly the head coach of the University of Virginia men's tennis team, a position he had held from 2001 until 2017, after holding the same position for five years at his alma mater, Indiana State University. He led the Cavaliers to four NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championship, first in 2013 and then consecutively in 2015, 2016, and 2017. Boland's Virginia team held a 140 match winning streak against ACC opponents which spanned from April 2006 to February 2016. This streak is the longest winning streak by any sport in ACC history

Michele Krause

Michele Krause is the Cardio Tennis Global Education Director working for the Tennis Industry Association (TIA). Cardio Tennis is an engaging, group fitness activity consisting of fast paced tennis activities and games for players of all ability levels providing a full body calorie-burning workout. Michele is the co-founder of the program launched in the US in 2005. Today there are 1.82 million Cardio Tennis participants in the US and the program is in 30 countries.

Michele oversees the entire Cardio Tennis program both in the US and internationally. Her responsibilities include all the day-to-day operations: administration, programming, curriculum, event planning, training and marketing. She manages the TIA Global Cardio Tennis Trainers, which is made up of 20 Professionals who are authorized and trained to deliver Cardio Tennis education. She also serves as the coordinator for those countries who are in the process of establishing or launching as well as the continued development of product. She speaks at industry events all over the world (PTR, USPTA, IHRSA, ITA, ITF, PBI and USTA) to provide ongoing education on the Cardio Tennis program.


• Ex-tennis player
• Sports Psychologist, Sanchez-Casal Tennis Academy in Naples-Florida
• Sports Psychologist, FGCU Tennis Women’s Team (Division I college)
• Professor, “Fitness and Sports Psychology” Masters. UNED. Madrid, Spain
• Professor, “Development, Performance and Innovation in Tennis” Masters. RFET. Spain
• Sports Psychologist, Equelite-Juan Carlos Ferrero Tennis Academy (12 years)
• Sports Psychologist, Wheelchair Tennis Spanish National Team for the Athens Paralympic Games

Tim Mattek!

He is Bethanie Mattek-Sands father, our # 1 in the world in doubles !

Tim Mattek, is the founder and CEO of Complete Performance by Mattek; a player development consulting company. He is a husband, father, player development coordinator, mental & spiritual coach, entrepreneur, writer, and speaker. He draws upon decades of unique experiences; successfully developing aspiring junior and professional athletes.

Tim recognized the special and unique strengths in his baby girl, Bethanie, and wanted her to succeed. 20 years ago, he and his wife Heidi acted on their faith, and boldly moved the Mattek Family to Boca Raton. His hopes and dreams now manifested into reality – and succeeded she has.

Tim combines two decades of experience gained from playing, and coaching and developing Bethanie, for eighteen years throughout her junior and early pro careers; and other aspiring juniors and professionals. He recently launched his revolutionary tennis development system, The Tennis Blueprint. This proven program combines off court and on court training to help Coaches develop their students into Complete Players by training in four development dimensions: Skills, Body, Mind, and Sprit.

Located in Boca Raton, Florida, Complete Performance by Mattek is a family affair. Tim and all his children continue to improve and enhance the CP Player development model to assist Coaches, Players, and Parents in the development process. You can read for yourself, the growing number of Player successes at

Mackie Shilstone

America’s Premier Sports Performance Manager and Career Extension Specialist, Mackie Shilstone is one of America’s most influential fitness experts. His expertise has played a pivotal role in the success and longevity of a multitude of world- class athletes. More than 3,000 professional athletes over the past 30 years have turned to Mackie to give them the body, the drive, the stamina and the performance they need to win. In addition to working with Serena Williams, Mackie has also worked with two-time Superbowl-winning quarterback Peyton Manning, and with boxing greats including both Bernard Hopkins and Roy Jones, Jr. Due to his work with Hopkins, Jones and other boxers, KO Magazine voted him among the top 50 most influential people in the history of boxing. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Ozzie Smith even wrote Mackie into his induction speech, as he felt the partnership earned him an additional 11 outstanding years.

While countless professional athletes have received career-changing help from the health and fitness guru, Mackie is dedicated to helping anyone and everyone better their lives through his consummate knowledge. He has transformed the lives of hundreds of non-athletes struggling with health and weight problems, poor nutrition and lack of motivation. To Mackie, there are no barriers between professional athletes and the average person, only different target goals and differing training times to reach those goals.

Mackie has over the past fifteen years designed and directed health and fitness programs for several major medical facilities in the Metro New Orleans region, including the Fitness and Wellness programs at St. Charles Parish Hospital; and for seven years as the Director of Health and Fitness for the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute. Mackie is President of Mackie Shilstone Inc., a sports performance and wellness consulting company, with clients such as WTA #1 rated Serena Williams, Superbowl Champion Peyton Manning, and the Office of the Commissioner of Major League Baseball’s Umpire Medical Services Division, Nordic Naturals, and Muscle and Body Magazine.

With a Master of Arts degree and Master of Business Administration, Mackie has served as a Clinical Instructor of Public Health and Preventative Medicine at Louisiana State Health Sciences Center, Adjunct Instructor in the School of Allied Health at Nicholls State University and Adjunct Professor at the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. Mackie has also served as a special advisor to the United States Olympic Committee on Sports Nutrition, and on the Louisiana Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.

Mackie is a regular contributor to to His seventh book, Stop Renting Your Health—Own It: A Three Step Approach, was published in January 2012, and outlines the same unique, science-based approach Mackie uses with celebrities and sports professionals to improve health, performance and image.

Mackie’s previous book, Body Plan for Kids, is a comprehensive guide for parents to gain control of their child’s weight. It is the first book of its kind to offer specific strategies for eating healthy, getting fit and increasing self-esteem targeted at 8-12-year-olds. His other books include Lean & Hard: The Body You’ve Always Wanted in Just 24 Workouts, the ultimate strength-building workout for a powerful muscular physique; The Fat Burning Bible, 28 days of foods, supplements, and workouts that help you lose weight, (January 2005); Lose Your Love Handles: A 3-Step Program to Streamline Your Waist in Only 30 Days (Perigee 2001); Maximum Energy for Life (John Wiley 2003), and Feelin’ Good About Fitness (Pelican Publishing, 1986). Mackie has written articles for health and fitness publications including “Muscle and Body” magazine, the American Medical Athletic Association Quarterly and The Physiologist.


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