Brett Hobden is highly respected in the international tennis community — as a coach, program developer, manager, author and speaker. In 1979 he joined the pro tour for several years until an injury forced his retirement. Since then he has devoted his life to enhancing the game of tennis through the development and delivery of state-of-the-art programs to the tennis community and to the development of world class juniors as well as players on the WTA and ATP tour. He has an in-depth knowledge of the tennis industry, having worked with clubs, resorts, tennis academies, academic institutions, professional associations and equipment manufacturers. His expertise is broad; ranging from the management of facilities, people and programs, to coaching, program and course development, and speaking on coaching the modern game. He is also a regular contributor to the USPTA’s On Court DVD series, and is a presenter on the Tennis Channel Academy instructional show.
Internationally, he has consulted to tennis associations in several countries looking to improve their coaching and certification programs and continues delivering specialty courses on player development for the modern game. In 2006, he was named USPTA Coach of the Year by Racquet Sports Industry magazine. He is the co-founder of Next Gen Match Analytics that delivers stunning new insights into analyzing the modern game.