2017-2019
Owner and Manager of Escola Guga Unidade Ballarin

 

2008-2019
Founder, coordinator and head coach at CFT (Centre for Tennis Players Education) in Sao Paulo
- Athletes professionalization, such as the Brazilian Pedro Sakamoto and the Taiwanese Pei Ju Chien, as well as educating more than 20 tennis players and guiding them into American universities

 

2007-2008
Hired coach at Horacio de la Peña Tennis Academy, in Santiago, Chile
- Worked in collaboration with Martín Rodrigues, educating Chilean and Argentinian tennis players and introducing them to the professional circuit

 

2006-2007
Thomaz Bellucci’s personal coach (climbed from #1040 to #410 in the ATP rankings)

 

2004-2005
Thiago Alves’ and Thomaz Bellucci’s personal coach
- Coached Thiago Alves in Grand Slams, ATP events and Challengers around the globe (Alves started that season as #460 at the ATP rankings, and finished #125)

 

2003-2004
Coach responsible for athletes: Julio Silva, Rogerio Silva, Eric Gomes, Thiago Alves and Thomaz Bellucci

 

2002-2003
Training partner and advisor for the former Australian professional player Michael Staniak, at Melbourne Park

 

1999-2001
Teacher responsible for some athletes during state tournaments; social classes and responsible for introducing children to tennis, along with Delta Villaescusa

 

1997-1999
Full-time internship with Delta Villaescusa, in competition training, social classes and children introduction to tennis


Playing Career

 

1992-1997
Trained in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as a junior player
- Coached by Cezar Kist and Delta Villaescusa
- Competed in state and national tournaments representing Clube Esperia

 

2019
GPTCA B-Level International Coach

 

Academic

 

2001
Bachelor’s Degree and Licentiate Degree in Physical Education from Universidade Paulista

 

Skills and Extra Activities:

 

- Jornada Internacional de Capacitação (International Capacity Building Day) - Brazilian Tennis Federation (CBT)
- Speaker at the XXI Semana de Educação Física - Métodos e especificidades do tênis (21st Physical Education Week - Tennis methods and particularities) - Universidade Sao Judas
- Speaker at the I Encontro para Treinadores e Comissoes Tecnicas (1st Coaches and Technical Committees Conference) - ABRAPESP/HASP
 

 

Giovanne Ballarin

 

Email: giviba@icloud.com / gmballarin@gmail.com
Phone: +55 11 964884733