Lifelong Experience In Competitive Tennis

Craig Kardon is a Grand Slam winning coach and a lifelong experience in competitive tennis which includes participation, coaching, commentating, administration, marketing and promotions. He has unparalleled involvement in developing, building and maintaining relationships with top players, coaches, and tennis communities all over the world. He works cross functionally with management companies and tennis organizations to enhance player development and marketing opportunities.



Advisory Committee, WTA Coach Program

The WTA Coach Program is designed to professionalize, standardize, and recognize the important role of coaching on the WTA, signifying that coaches are a key element of the WTA business.

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Professional Tennis Coach, ATP World Tour & WTA

Dallas, Texas -- 1988-present
Provide elite scouting, coaching, education and developmental guidance to world class athletes to reach their greatest potential.

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Tennis Broadcaster, Independent Color Analyst

Global -- 2008-present
Provide expert technical, tactical and strategic analysis in a simple and tangible way for the casual tennis fan.

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Vice President Client Services, Prolinklive Sports and Entertainment

Austin, Texas -- 2004-present
Produce unique experiences through special events, tournaments and program initiatives to enhance sponsorship image.

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National Coach, USTA

Dallas, Texas -- 1998-2001
Provided supplemental coaching, scouting, education and developmental guidance for US national elite juniors and their families within the Texas and Central Region

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University of Texas
Bachelor of Science, Advertising - 1984

Played on the Top 10 ranked University of Texas 1979-1983 teams under coach Dave Snyder.


  • 2002 USPTA Texas Section Tourning Caoch of the Year
  • 2002 USPTA Touring Coach of the Year
  • 1992 World Team Tennis Coach of the Year
  • 1991 USPTA Touring Coach of the Year


  • Touring Professional for Four Seasons Resort and Club, Irving, TX
  • WTA Coach Program
  • United States Professional Tennis Association
  • Tennis Magazine Contributing Writer
  • USTA High Performance Coach
  • TennisPlayer.Net Contributing Writer

Did you know?

Craig Kardon guided Xavier Malisse to the Wimbledon semifinals in 2002 to become the first Belgian to reach the Top 20 on the ATP World Tour.

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Craig offers private coaching, corporate clinics, and private consultations.