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Neo Makhakhe - Tennis Coach

Maseru
Lesotho

Hi, this is Neo Makhakhe from Lesotho. I am an experienced tennis coach who has not only worked with beginners players, but provided valuable guidance to advanced players as well. With a strong commitment to education, I hold CAP qualification and I also serve as a tutor for CBI and Play Tennis programs. Furthermore, I bring expertise as the National Junior Tennis Initiative Coordinator, demonstrating my dedication to fostering the growth and development of young tennis enthusiasts. I am currently seeking a full-time coaching position to contribute my skills and passion to a dynamic tennis program.

Qualifications
  • ITF Coaching Beginners and Intermediate(CBI) Level 1

  • ITF Coaching Advanced Players (CAP) Level 2

 

  • Play Tennis Tutor

 

  • CBI Tutor

 

  • Currently enrolled in International Coaching Enrichment Certificate Program (ICECP) by International Olympic Committee (IOC) and University of Delaware & USOPC

Further information

 

  1. Lesotho Lawn Tennis Association
  2. Tennis South Africa
  3. International Tennis Federation (ITF)

D.O.B: 15/04/1997
GENDER: MALE
NATIONALITY: LESOTHO
PLACE OF BIRTH: MASERU, LESOTHO
PROFESSION: TENNIS COACH

– I started playing tennis in 2007 in Maseru where I was born and raised.

– I like challenging myself to acquire new

– I am Competitive

– My Hobbies include going to Gym and playing other sports for fun/fitness

– I love traveling

PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES:

 PUNCTUAL
 WELL ORGANISED
 HONEST
 PATIENT
 ALWAYS EAGER TO LEARN
 HUMBLE
 ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: VERY GOOD
 COMPUTER LITERATE
 HARD WORKING

Experience

I started coaching as a junior coach in 2015, got my play tennis and CBI qualifications in 2016 then volunteered as a juniors national coach until 2018 when I went to work with one of the big tennis academies in South Africa.

 

 Volunteered with Lesotho Lawn Tennis Association(LLTA) from 2015-2018
August

 Worked as an Assistant Coach at Theuns Van Rensburg Tennis Academy in Pretoria 2016.

 14/Under Volunteer National coach 2018 – Zimbabwe ITF Junior Circuit (SILVER
MEDAL)

 Worked with Curro Tennis in South Africa from August 2018 to December 2021
with the following roles/responsibilities:
– Coaching Intermediate to Advanced Tennis players

– Worked with one of the top players in South Africa, Kaitlyn Ramduth. She was ranked top 2 U/16 at the time in South Africa.

– I was Head of High school and junior tennis programme at one of Curro schools

– I was a touring coach for 2021 Tennis South Africa(TSA) Free State Growth-
Point Super 8 and TSA Growth-point Junior Nationals; OBTAINED SILVER
MEDAL FOR JUNIOR NATIONALS and QUARTER FINAL, 5TH FOR
GROWTHPOINT SUPER 8
– Responsible for Talent Identification at the local schools and encouraging
them to attend the tennis lessons
– Event organiser within the work Centre (tournaments, coaching clinics,
fitness activities)

 Currently The LESOTHO NATIONAL JUNIOR TENNIS INNITIATIVE
COORDINATOR, TRAVELING COACH AND ACTING NATIONAL HEAD
COACH

 FOUNDER AND Head Coach at MAKHAKHE TENNIS ACADEMY, Carrying
out roles of organizing/hosting events like tournaments, coaching
clinics, daily coaching lessons