Racquet Fuel provides insights into the best practices and innovations of racquets industry business leaders.

Co-hosts Kim Bastable, Director of Professional Tennis Management at the University of Florida, and Simon Gale, Director of Racquet Sports at the USTA National Campus, help racquets leaders in your ability to grow the game and to improve the experiences you offer to both your staff and players by talking to industry leaders, including USTA executives, authors and innovators. If you are on a career path in racquet sports or already a racquets business leader and you want to stay up to date on ideas and innovations in racquets industry business and leadership, this podcast is for you.

Presented by the Athlete+ Podcast Network at the University of Florida Institute for Coaching Excellence.

Latest Episodes

Personal Branding and Marketing in Tennis - with Tracy Almeda-Singian

Tracy Almeda-Singian, a former professional tennis player, is now the Senior Director of Sports Marketing at St Jude Children's Research Hospital. She shares her pivot...

Managing Multifaceted Racquets Facilities - with Scott McCullough

Scott McCullough, the accomplished CEO of Cliff Drysdale and Peter Burwash International, joins hosts Kim Bastable and Simon Gale to explore the complexities of leader...

5 Day Work Week Revisited

There is high demand for teaching professionals in the industry, but is the current tennis and racquets teaching profession appealing for the next generation of worker...

Women in Leadership - a pioneer from the UK: Emma Wells

Emma Wells, a successful coach, leader, business owner, and educator from the UK, shares her journey and experiences in the tennis industry. She discusses her early ex...

Putting People First - with Jackie and Three Carpenter

In this episode, Three and Jackie Carpenter discuss their book 'People First' and the importance of prioritizing employees and creating a positive work culture. They e...

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