7. Craig Tiley - Business Future Proofing, Nurturing Relationships and Loving Tennis
From South African tennis player, to Davis Cup tennis coach, to CEO of Tennis Australia now considered the best tennis tournament in the world. Craig attributes this success to relationships, creating a coaching culture and doing 3 simple things each day.
Born in South Africa, Craig Tiley comes from a family of activists and strongly believes in equality for all people. He moved to the United States to study Kinesiology as part of a tennis scholarship and went on to study Professional Tennis Management. Craig represented South Africa in tennis and also coached South Africa in the Davis Cup.
Moving to Australia in 2005 to take up a Director of Player Development with Tennis Australia, he is now CEO of Tennis Australia and the Director of the Australian Open, considered to be the number 1 tennis tournament in the world.
Craig Tiley loves tennis and if you look at his Twitter account, he is constantly wishing players [past and present] from all countries and levels Happy Birthday.
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