INDUSTRY LEADING AND UNBEATABLE MORE THAN 40 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE - SPECIALIZED IN KIDS TENNIS.
Owner/partner play development
Espen Foss - has vast experience over the last 20 years in the tennis industry. Since 2012 he has been the responsible manager for education, player development and tennis for children aged up to 10 years at NTF (Norwegian Tennis Federation). Here he successfully launched the federations nationwide Red, Orange and Green Tours and Red, Orange and Green Masters concepts. From nonexistent to be the world leading concept with thousands of children between 6-12 participating every year.
During this period he has been working closely with the leading UK-based company Evolve9 and its owner Mike Barrell. Espen has experience from a number of Oslo's leading tennis clubs and prestigious clubs abroad; inclusive Montemar Tennis Club, Alicante and Peter Burwash International Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Dubai.
He has also been the head of SEB Next Generation youth gatherings organized by the NTF (Norwegian Tennis Federation). Over the last years he has been recognized in the industry as the young leader of the new youth tennis movement and has been asked to lecture at several international institutions, among them IMG Academy and PTR Week 2015.
With his huge interest in working with children and a mission to spread the kids
movement worldwide, it was a natural step to join the team of Srndpty Co. to fulfill his inner passion.
Contact: Espen Foss
owner/Partner physical development
Espen Lilleaas - has experience in tennis clubs at the regional and national level for over 25 years. He has been a head coach in the Norwegian Region East, Eiksmarka TC, Nordstrand TC and Nordberg TC.
Espen is a Coach at Wang Elite Sport education, a tutor and physical trainer at the Norwegian Tennis Federation (NTF), and a head coach. He possesses a Trainer 3 education with expertise in specific physical training in tennis.
In 2008 he was awarded the Coach of the Year and is also former FedCup captain for Norway.
Over the last two years he has been responsible for a turnaround operation at one of Oslo ́s leading clubs, introducing his own visions for the future education of young tennis players. The result has been outstanding both in participants and financially for the club. Nordberg TC is now
the leading TC in regards to building the fundamental skills for future generations’ players, and has gone from 0 participants in the tennis school to 200.