Neil Parker

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Gender Male
Industry Technology
Occupation Video Editor/Tennis Pro
Location Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Introduction Neil earned a full scholarship to North Eastern Oklahoma University. After college, Neil began his coaching career at Oak Bay Rec Centre in Victoria. Since then, he has coached at Rockland Sport in Montreal, Blue Mountain Racquet Club, Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club, The Arbutus Club and worked as the Head Tennis Professional for both New Westminster Tennis Club and North Shore Winter Club. Neil is the former Tennis Director at the University of British Columbia. Neil has also coached internationally for PBI. As a Tennis Canada course facilitator for over 9 years, he has trained hundreds of coaches to use the Game Based Approach effectively. Neil developed a DVD with Wayne Elderton (acecoach.com) that was ranked the #1 DVD in the world by the ITF for developing young players. Neil is a Tennis Canada Coach 2- Club Coach 2 and is a regular contributor to MatchPoint Magazine. He has produced videos for Tennis Canada and the USTA. As a pioneer in the use of video and tennis, he has produced projects such as the world's first interactive video tennis lesson and the world's first tennis instructional app for the iPhone/iPod touch.