Allen Fox, Ph.D. earned a B.A. degree in physics and a Ph.D. in psychology from UCLA where he won the NCAA Singles and Doubles titles and where he was named UCLA Athlete of the Year and All University of California Athlete of the Year. With the same competitive zeal that propelled him to the number four ranking in the United States, to the quarterfinals at Wimbledon and a 3-time member of the US Davis Cup Team, he coached and built the Pepperdine University tennis team into a national power, mentoring, among others, renowned coach, Brad Gilbert. Dr Fox’s Pepperdine teams were ranked among the nation’s Top 5 for 10 consecutive years and reached 2 NCAA Team Finals.
Dr. Fox wrote the tennis best sellers, “If I’m the Better Player, Why Can’t I Win?” and “Think to Win,” and most recently, “Tennis: Winning the Mental Match.” He is an editor of and contributor to Tennis Magazine, writes for various web sites, and is well-known for his 1-Minute Clinics on the Tennis Channel. These have been showing for the last three years. He also lectures around the world on tennis psychology, including at the national conferences of the USTA, USPTA, and the PTR as well as tennis clubs nationwide. In addition, Dr. Fox consults on the mental issues of tennis with players of all levels, from recreational players to pros and is the Mental Fitness Director at the Weil Tennis Academy in Ojai, CA.
He lives in San Luis Obispo, California, with his wife, Nancy and two sons, Evan and Charlie.
Allen Fox website: http://www.allenfoxtennis.net/
Bruce Levine is the General Manager of Courtside Racquet Club in Lebanon New Jersey. Bruce is also the Technical Advisor for Tennis Magazine and tennis.com for racquets and strings. He has been in this role for 19 years.
Bruce has also presented to several USPTA World Conferences and PTR International Symposiums and many regional USPTA Conferences regarding racquet and string technology. He has also presented at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport RI.
Not only know as a racquet and string expert, Bruce has coached many top level junior and professional players. He has also coached at the high school and college level.
He is also a member of the USPTA, PTR and USTA. Bruce serves on the Board of the USTA Middle States New Jersey Board as a board member at large, and is the 2nd Vice President of USPTA Middle States. Bruce also is chair of the Professional Groups Committee for the USTA Middle States.