Early life and background. Corey, who played junior tennis in Florida, became an NCAA Division I athlete in basketball at Georgia State University, and has overseen 15-year-old Coco's dazzling junior career and her spectacular transition to the WTA Tour over the past 12 months. We use cookies to provide our services and for analytics and marketing. Management Team WTA Insider Podcast She began playing tennis at the age of 7. To find out more about our use of cookies and how you can disable them, please see our Privacy Policy.

And once you enjoy yourself you'll be able to have good results. "Four months later, Corey was again instrumental to another of his daughter's milestones. Gauff is coached by her dad Corey, who played collegiate basketball for the Georgia State Panthers. Will be used in accordance to our Corey Gauff, the father of 15-year-old American teen phenom Coco Gauff, says his daughter wants to be the G.O.A.

Tiny little Coco was blessed with a … I said 'it means the Greatest of All Time.' Cori is the sister of her two younger brothers. Social Media Policy Corey says, "When she was a little girl she would hear me talk about the greatest of all time. World TeamTennis

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC, USA - Corey Gauff, the father and coach of teenage sensation Coco Gauff, was named the Touring Coach of the Year at the recent Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) International Tennis Symposium. But a judicious on-court coaching session would enable the teenager to gather herself to close out the match.Every week receive player features, tournament news, and WTA Insider content with the WTA First Serve newsletter Partnership Opportunities Corey Gauff, father and coach of 15-year-old Linz champion Coco Gauff, has won the award for the Professional Tennis Registry's Touring Coach of the Year. Coco's WTA journey began in Miami last March, where she scored her first main draw victory over fellow American teenager and regular doubles partner Catherine McNally. https://fabwags.com/meet-cori-coco-gauffs-mother-candi-gauff International Tennis Federation Cori Gauff ‘s mom Candi Gauff. T. The Gauffs are in Auckland, New Zealand where 15-year-old Coco will compete in the ASB Classic. Women's Sports Foundation Gauff is currently ranked No.

Gauff’s first name is pronounced the same as her father’s, Corey. Official Partners " Father Corey says his daughter always liked to compete. Congratulations, Corey and thanks for speaking at the Symposium! While Coco herself has stayed away from the media, her father did manage to speak to 1News. A run to the fourth round of Wimbledon as a qualifying wildcard - including a first-round upset of five-time champion Venus Williams and a third-round comeback win over Polona Hercog that would draw the highest peak TV audience of the tournament on the BBC - catapulted the teenager into stardom, sparking a wave of "Gauffmania" that has yet to let up.This is partly because her results have yet to let up. This time last year, Coco was ranked World No.579, and had dipped her toe into only six professional tournaments - but a phenomenal series of results has seen her rocket to a career high of World No.51 this week.Teen sensation Coco’s father and coach, Corey Gauff was named PTR Touring Coach of the Year at our awards banquet! Then, walking over to Corey Gauff, he declared: "One day, your daughter is going to be a champ."

Corey was a competitive junior tennis player in Florida.
Her mom, Candi, was an elite 110-metre hurdler. Away from the Grand Slam spotlight, Coco proved her ability on the indoor courts of Linz, becoming the youngest WTA champion in 15 years as she took her maiden title as a lucky loser - in a run featuring her first Top 10 scalp over Kiki Bertens in the quarterfinals. Usually, he played basketball for the Georgia State University.

Actually, she relocated to Delray, Florida for her proper tennis training. Privacy Notice International Tennis Hall of Fame