Juan Manuel Esparcia Clemente
Birthdate: 09-Aug-1971
Birthplace: Albacete, Spain
Residence: Alicante, Spain
Nationality: Spanish
Likes: Sports, Cooking, Movies, Friends and family
Speaks: Spanish, English, German (basic)
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2010 - “Best Tennis Coach of the Year“ award by the RPT (Spain)


International experienced sports manager and tennis coach  
Managed and trained professional and/or junior tennis players throughout the world
Has written and published numerous articles in several different magazines as well as participated in over fifty coaching workshops that focused on players’ development, specializing in the elite tennis players
Key Note speaker in various symposiums around the globe as well as development teacher for coaches at all levels
Has a vast experience in the management of tennis academies of all levels and can form and train any level coaches
Currently owns and directs ESM, Esparcia Sports Management, SL in Spain




ATP Coach -
PTCA (Professional Tennis Coaches Association)
Master Professional Specialized in Player Development and Coach Education
USPTA (United States Professional Tennis Association) Professional 1 -
RPT (Registro Profesional Tenis) -
GPTCA A-Level International Coach


Educational Programs for Coaches and Symposium Speaker
Organization and management of different programs in the player development area in Alicante, Spain
Teacher of Educational Programs for coaches and speaker at different symposiums around the world


Pre-season and coaching support to ATP player Frederico Gil


Coach and Manager of ATP player Guillermo García López
Helped the player: improve his ATP ranking, from #97 in the world (December 2007) to thr highest ranking of his professional career, #23 (February 2011); earn his first career ATP title in Kitzbuhel (Austria) in 2009 and obtain his second ATP title in Bangkok (Thailand) in 2010; reach the finals in Eastbourne (2010); reach the semifinals in Zagreb (2011), Estoril (2010), Eastbourne (2009), San Jose and Gstaad (2008); reach the quarterfinals of a Masters 1000 for the first time in his career (Shanghai, 2010); earn his first Doubles title in Doha (2010)


ESM developed a communications and marketing department solely for the player and created his website. This department was also in charge of promoting and diffusing his image, updating the local, national and international media on news about his results while on tour, charity events, exhibitions, etc., and coordinating his activities, interviews and TV appearances
Negotiated endorsements and sponsorships with several different companies
Secured appearance fees in tennis events, exhibitions and tournaments


Sports Management Activities
Founded Esparcia Sports Management, SL
- Organized summer camps and training competition stages in Alicante, Spain, for players from more than 16 different countries
- Clients of ESM included the Bollettieri Tennis Academy, Tennis Europe, Jiang Su Tennis Team, Beijing Tennis and Administration Center and the Hubei Tennis Federation
- Created a training program tailored for the Jiang Su Tennis Team for their participation at the China Games; the program ends in 2005, having obtained a Gold Medal in Team Competition, Silver Medal in doubles and Silver Medal in mixed doubles
-Traveled several times to China to conduct numerous clinics and courses, working closely with coaches and players aiding in their development
- Organized an exhibition tennis event with the Davis Cup format in San Sebastian, Spain, between the teams of Euskadi (Basque region of Spain) and the China representation team
- Signed two Spanish players (Tati Rascon and Quino Munoz) in the Chengdu Tennis Team to compete in the National Team Championships
- Conducted clinics and courses in different regions of Spain
- Collaborated with a specialized college placement company, helping numerous tennis players obtain a tennis scholarship in several universities in the United States of America


Sports Agent mentorship program under the direct supervision of Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, a well known American sports agent
- Personal advisor in “”
- Organized the first summer tennis camps for international and national players in Alicante, Spain


Traveling coach of Adam Kennedy (ITF top 30 and Australian top ranked junior)


Head Coach of the Tennis Club Schwenningen, in Schwenningen, Germany


National Coach of the Mexican Tennis Federation
Traveling Coach of Kristina Trisca (WTA ranked #170, ranked # 2 in Sweden)


Director of the Real Club de Tenis Maeso (Madrid, Spain) and Traveling Coach of Anke Hubber (former WTA #7, ranked #1 in Germany), Tati Rascon (ATP ranked 140), Elena Salvador (Top junior player), among others


Director of the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Spain


- Assistant Coach to Mr. Nick Bollettieri in Florida (USA), collaborating with Mr. Bollettieri in the development of elite players: Anna Kournikova, Svetlana Krivencheva, Tommy Haas, Max Mirnyi
- Hitting partner for Monica Seles
- Influential in elite player development with various prestigious tennis-coaching institutions across the world
- ESM and personal coaching and player development philosophy encourages the perfect combination of technical skill, physical conditioning and psychological control possessed by an athlete. Personal philosophy encompasses a passion for tennis, striving for consistency, patience and hard work that will enable the player to develop the confidence and skills to achieve his or her goals