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2020 Australian Tennis Recruit – Jake Magill

The Person

About Me:

  • Strong and reliable work ethic
  • Respects others around him and is an active listener
  • Keen sense of humour
  • Positive attitude and ambitious nature
  • Strong moral compass

Leadership & Community:

  • Coached for 2 years at Parkes Tennis Club
  • Assisted at junior sporting gala days
  • Assisted with school volunteering jobs
  • Refereed at touch football days

Personal Quote:

Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just illusions


The Athlete

Height:

176cm (5 Ft 9)

Right-handed

Strengths:

  • Tenacious on court
  • Ability to read the match and change strategies when needed
  • Speed and agility around the court
  • Strong groundstrokes off both sides
  • Anticipation skills of ball positioning
  • Resilience in tough situations

Teams Represented:

  • New South Wales Combined High Schools Team (2018, 2019)
  • Western Tennis Team (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019) (Captain every year)
  • Parkes High School Tennis Team (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019) (Captain every year)
  • New South Wales 12/u Bruce Cup Team (2013)
  • New South Wales 13/u Country team (2014)
  • Central West Tennis Team (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

Athletic Highlights

Awards Received:

  • Western Team’s Players player (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Parkes High School’s Best Tennis Player Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Western Region Sporting Blue (2018)
  • Parkes High School Sporting Blue (2018)
  • Parkes High School Senior Sportsman of the Year (2018)
  • Parkes High School Junior Sportsman of the Year (2017)

Best Wins:

  • Michael Zhang (AR 175, UTR 11) 3-6 7-5 6-2
  • Blake Watson (AR 162, UTR 12) 0-4 4-2 10-7
  • Jack Tallarida Lyons (AR 194, UTR 11) 5-7 6-1 14-12
  • Finn Macnamara (AR 182, UTR 11) 7-5 6-2
  • Matt Stewart (AR 659, UTR 11) 4-0 4-2

Close loss:

  • Rhys Searant (AR 63, UTR 12) 1-6 5-7
  • Antonio Li (AR 341, UTR 11) 0-6 7-6 3-6
  • Stevie Young (AR 824, UTR 11) 5-7 4-6
  • Ashley Lauweriks (AR 268, UTR 11) 5-7 5-7

The Student

Attends:

Parkes High School

Predicted GPA:

2.53

Preferred Course of Study:

Sport and Exercise Science degree

Academic Awards/Achievements:

  • Principle’s Excellence Award (2018)
  • Most Consistent in VET Construction (2018)
  • Course in Peer Literacy Tutoring (2016)
  • Many school achievement awards throughout the years

References, Resume & High School Transcript

Coach Reference: Click to View

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School Reference: Click to View

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Student Athlete Resume: Click to View

Student High School Transcript: Click to View


If you feel that this student could be a good fit, please contact our Talent Coordinator:

Cherie Purkiss
Phone: +61 455 041 535 | Email: cherie@studyandplayusa.com.au