J.P. Nerbun

J.P. Nerbun is a bestselling author, leadership coach, and the visionary founder of TOC Culture Consulting, a globally recognized sports consulting and leadership coaching business. Dedicated to empowering leaders and their teams, Nerbun’s extensive experience spans diverse sectors, including sports, education, healthcare, and business, where he has successfully guided leaders at prestigious institutions such as Stanford University, Harvard University, the University of Texas, the USGA, PwC, and Chick-fil-A.

In 2019, Nerbun made a significant impact with the publication of his acclaimed book, «Calling Up: Discovering Your Journey to Transformational Leadership.» Following this success, he released the groundbreaking «The Culture System: A Proven Process for Creating an Extraordinary Team Culture» in 2022. Notably, his commitment to coach education led to the launch of The Culture System Online Training Platform in 2023, recognized as one of the most comprehensive and applicable online resources available.

As the co-host of the «Coaching Culture» podcast, J.P. Nerbun continues to influence global sports leadership discussions. Currently residing in Ireland with his wife and three children, Nerbun remains a driving force in shaping transformative leadership in various industries.

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Martin Rocca

Martin Rocca is a distinguished tennis director and conference speaker based in Catalonia, Spain. With a remarkable career spanning across three continents, he spent 9 years honing his coaching skills in Buenos Aires, Argentina, followed by 5 years in New York, USA. For the past 16 years, Martin has been a prominent figure in the tennis scene in Tarragona-Barcelona, Spain, notably serving as the former Junior Tennis Program Director at the prestigious Sanchez-Casal Academy in Barcelona. Passionate about nurturing young talent, Martin recently departed from his role at the academy to establish a program for Mini Players, focusing on developing tennis techniques for children as young as 3 while emphasizing enjoyment in the sport. As the co-founder of TennisAid, a solidarity project, and the director of MiniPlayers, Martin is dedicated to collaborating with clubs, academies, and federations to support and elevate young players. His commitment to tennis education is evident through his role as a Coach Education Specialist with Tennis Australia and authorship of the Kids Tennis-Mini Players book. Martin’s outstanding contributions have been recognized with prestigious awards, including the Ciudad de la Raqueta Award in 2016 and the Esport Solidari Internacional Foundation Award in 2015, highlighting his exemplary solidarity work in promoting tennis globally. In 2015, he also received a career recognition from the Federació Catalana de Tennis for his 14 years of dedicated efforts in advancing tennis development in the Tarragona Province.

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Daniel Spatz

Daniel Spatz, a passionate, motivated, and intelligent tennis professional, discovered his love for the sport in 1976 in his native Argentina. With a fervent dedication to tennis, he embodies the qualities of passion, motivation, and intelligence both on and off the court. Throughout his extensive coaching career, Daniel has shared his expertise with various clubs and academies in Argentina, Peru, and the United States, leaving a lasting impact on the players he has trained. As the founder of the Daniel Spatz Tennis Academy and with multiple certifications, including PTR Professional and USPTA Professional, he continues to inspire and guide tennis enthusiasts toward a deeper understanding and appreciation of the game.

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Ivan Puchkarov

Ivan Puchkarov, born on July 26, 1985, is a distinguished professional tennis coach and former player hailing from Ukraine. Currently serving as a Professional Tennis Coach at Evert Tennis Academy in Boca Raton, FL since 2012, Ivan has made significant contributions to the sport. His coaching career includes a tenure at Tucker Tennis Academy Grand Health & Racquet Club in Tulsa, OK. As a player, Ivan boasts an impressive history, having been a member of the Davis Cup Team in 2001 and achieving remarkable success during his collegiate career at Oklahoma State University. Notably, he held the No. 3 national preseason ranking, won the Big 12 Championship at No. 3 Singles, and earned accolades such as the 2006 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year. Ivan’s dedication and talent are further exemplified by his triumphs in the Central Region and participation in prestigious tournaments, making him a respected figure in both the playing and coaching realms of tennis. In addition to his impactful coaching career, Ivan is also the founder of WHITE LION TENNIS SCHOOL, a family-oriented tennis program dedicated to providing high-quality training. Recognizing the value of sports in character development, White Lion emphasizes instilling traits such as discipline, courage, focus, work ethic, respect, teamwork, and honesty in young athletes. Ivan’s coaching philosophy ensures that participants grow not only in their technical and strategic abilities but also develop physically and mentally. The commitment to a holistic approach makes White Lion Tennis School a standout initiative in fostering well-rounded individuals through the sport of tennis.

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Anja Vreg

Anja Vreg is a seasoned professional in the world of tennis, boasting a multifaceted career that spans over 25 years. Originating from Slovenia and Croatia, Anja commenced her tennis journey as a talented player before an injury redirected her path at the age of 14. Undeterred, she transitioned into officiating, accumulating a remarkable 14-year career that took her to over 60 countries and earned her a prestigious Silver Badge. Having officiated at 20 Grand Slams, the 2012 London Olympics, and the 2016 Paralympics in Rio, Anja officiated over 500 matches on the ATP and WTA tours, showcasing her expertise with top-tier players like Maria Sharapova, Novak Djokovic, and Simona Halep. Notably, she managed the Show Court at the 2018 ATP Nitto London Finals before joining APG in 2020 as the Tournament Director of the Tianjin Open, where she also serves as the Coordinator for Marketing and Communications. Anja’s academic achievements include a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, complemented by Masters degrees in Tourism Management and Sports Management. Fluent in six languages, including Croatian, Slovenian, English, German, Spanish, and Italian, Anja Vreg continues to leave an indelible mark on the international tennis landscape.

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Nicola Vitali

Nicola Vitali is a dynamic sports management professional with a diverse international background and a strong affinity for sports strategy, marketing, and innovation. With an MBA in Sports Management and a foundation in advertising, Nicola’s journey has taken him through various cultural landscapes, including Milan, Madrid, Vienna, Linz, and Florence, where he has honed his skills and knowledge in the sports industry over the past decade.

His expertise encompasses a range of vital areas in the field, from Blockchain and Big Data to Sales Metrics and emerging technologies. Nicola’s career has been centered on crafting and executing sports marketing and sales strategies, encompassing pricing analysis, ticketing, sponsorship, CRM, international tours, friendlies, and stadium events. He has lent his talents to esteemed organizations such as Real Madrid CF, ACF Fiorentina, and Under Armour, while continuing to collaborate with numerous sports entities, startups, and agencies as a dedicated consultant.

Beyond his professional commitments, Nicola is an Ambassador for the European University of Madrid in Italy and Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid CF, showcasing his commitment to fostering sports education and development. He is also the Founder and Managing Partner of The Step Over, a prominent Sports Consulting Firm headquartered in Milan, specializing in Football Clubs M&A, Sports Marketing, Stadium Project Management, and Business Development.

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Andrés Alarcón

Andrés Alarcón, born on May 22, 1970, is a prominent Ecuadorian former professional tennis player hailing from Quito. His career highlights include representing the Ecuador Davis Cup team in 1989 and 1990, achieving a career-best singles ranking of 351 in the professional tennis circuit, and competing in the 1994 Wimbledon Championships’ qualifying rounds. In addition to his playing career, Andrés has made significant contributions as a coach at the IMG Bollettieri Academy in Florida, where he has mentored notable players such as Austin Krajicek. With a rich background as a top junior tennis player and his invaluable experience as a professional, Andrés has cemented his legacy in the world of tennis. Apart from his passion for tennis, he holds a degree in international business and has a deep love for golf.

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Patrick Oudejans

Patrick Oudejans is an accomplished sports coach and educator, launching his career in 2005 with a focus on working with children aged 6-12. He graduated with an Honors Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management and Business in 2014, notably conducting his thesis at the prestigious AFC Ajax youth academy. Patrick’s journey led him to Ajax in 2013 as a Data Analyst, where he contributed to the implementation of Plan Cruyff and ventured internationally to explore football environments. Transitioning to Cruyff Football in 2015, he expanded his influence globally, ultimately moving to Beijing in 2017 to successfully pilot sports integration into Montessori environments. This accomplishment led to the establishment of two fully operational CASA programs. Co-founding Montessori Sports in 2018, Patrick’s passion for enhancing education through sports continued, and in response to the pandemic, he created an AMI-accredited program in 2020 for seamlessly integrating sports into children’s daily activities, further solidifying his commitment to educational improvement through sports.

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Katarina Sokac

Katarina Sokac is an international personal trainer and advanced yoga teacher who specializes in helping busy professionals become strong, flexible, and resilient. With a background in architecture and experience as a former vegan bikini bodybuilding athlete, she is passionate about guiding individuals to achieve their fitness goals through structured and systematic training. Katarina offers personal training, yoga, mobility coaching, and corporate fitness solutions, tailoring her programs to meet individual needs and health concerns, making her a dedicated partner in her clients’ fitness journeys.

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Gonzalo López-Fabero

Gonzalo López-Fabero is a former professional tennis player and a tennis coach hailing from Spain. He reached a career-best ranking of 169 in the world as a right-handed player and notably competed in Wimbledon qualifiers twice. His only appearance in the ATP Tour main draw occurred in the doubles event at the 1994 Croatia Open, where he partnered with Juan Albert Viloca. 

Since 1998, Gonzalo has transitioned into coaching, working with various players such as Julián Alonso, Teymuraz Gabashvili, Evgeny Donskoy, and Jesse Levine. With more than two decades of experience in the tennis world, including 14 years as an independent coach, he has developed a deep understanding of the sport’s competitive dynamics. Additionally, he has shown a keen interest in the future of coaching, communication, and the digitalization of tennis, leading to his involvement in a «personal branding» project aimed at shaping the future of coaching in the sport.

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