"MARK IS THE MICHAEL JORDAN OF SPORT SCIENCE" -- Adam Blicher
In addition he runs an international consulting firm focused on optimizing human performance by the practical application of cutting edge science to athletes, coaches, athletic departments, national governing bodies of sport, corporate executives, performing artists and other elite performers. He formerly directed the Sport Science, Strength & Conditioning and Coaching Education departments for the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and was the Director of the Gatorade Sport Science Institute. He also currently serves as the Executive Director of the International Tennis Performance Association (iTPA); Dr. Kovacs is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). He was an All-American and NCAA doubles champion in tennis at Auburn University and earned his PhD from the University of Alabama. He is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Certified Tennis Performance Specialist (CTPS) and Master Tennis Performance Specialist (MTPS) through the iTPA, and in 2012 he was the youngest ever recipient of the International Tennis Hall of Fame Educational Merit Award. He has worked with hundreds of elite athletes in dozens of sports providing high performance sport science services in the lab, on the court, field, pitch, track and ring.
"For the first time, Dr. Kovacs is working with individuals other than professional athletes. Take advantage of this unique opportunity.”