Inspiration Academy

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Tennis Coaching Staff

Ashley Hobson

Ashley Hobson

Tennis Academy Director

My Story:

Professional Background:

Ashley began his tennis career by playing on tour for several years in the 80’s, and has shared his passion for tennis through coaching for  32 years, in over 60 countries.   He has Davis Cup and Fed Cup experience as coach and captain over a 5 year period.  He had the privialge of serving as the National Coach for Hong Kong, China for 5 years and coaching junior teams at international events around the world.  As a coach he has managed wins against ATP and WTA World number 1’s Pete Sampras and Jennifer Capriati.  Ashley has worked with 100s of professional and ITF junior players in his career with pro tournament titles, ITF circuit wins and USTA National titles.   Currently, Ashely is the Director of Tennis at the Inspiration Academy.

Dawn Hobson

Dawn Hobson

Tennis Administration

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Professional Background:

John Gammon

John Gammon

Fitness Trainer & Coach

My Story:

 

Professional Background:

  • Army veteran, a Physical Educator, a Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and a farm manager.
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach at Chris Lewit Tennis Academy – Londonderry, VT.
  • Director of Soccer at Western International School – San Pedro Sula
  • Farm Manager at Viviendo en Esperanza – Siguatepeque
  • Harvard University Strength and Conditioning Intern – Boston, MA
  • Certified Sports Performance Specialist (CSPS)
  • Strength and Conditioning Intern at the University of North Georgia – Dahlonega, GA
  • Paratrooper- 82nd Airborne/ Chemical Protective Equipment Mgr
  • Master’s in High Performance Sport: Strength and Conditioning in Sports Science from The Catholic University of Murcia – Murcia
Aquille Trotman

Aquille Trotman

Tennis Marketing & Coach

My Story:

 

Professional Background:

  • Bachelor of Arts from Asbury University in Business Administration.
  • ITA Scholar Athlete and I have also been named on the Dean’s List at Asbury University for my four years there.
  • Six years of experience coaching and training tennis to kids and adults of all levels.
  • Volunteer at the Ocean View Tennis Club in Barbados.
  • Volunteer at LexSportOutreach, a non-profit organization in Lexington Kentucky that reaches out to underprivileged and inner-city kids playing soccer, basketball and just hanging out with the kids.
  • Tennis Professional for the Ocean View Tennis Club and Island Tennis Barbados.
  • Participant in the Barbados Davis Cup trials for 4 years.
  • Sales and Customer Service Representative for Grade One Farm, a retail business in Barbados.