Gavin Hopper, who once coached tennis stars Mark Philippoussis and Monica Seles, was behind bars last night after a jury found him guilty of starting a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old ...
Tennis coach Gavin Hopper, recently released from jail after a two-year prison t (AUSTRALIA OUT) Tennis coach Gavin Hopper, recently released from jail after a two-year prison term for sex offences, straight back into training his tennis-playing daughters Jade, 15, right, and Skye, 11, at the family's Gold Coast home, Queensland, 21 November 2006.
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Hopper worked as a mathematics and physical education teacher at Melbourne's Wesley College. He coached Seles in 1998, Philippoussis from 1999 to early 2000 and Germany's Tommy Haas later in 2000. Hopper now runs a tennis academy on the Gold Coast in Queensland state with former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash.
Yury Zheleznov. More Info ». Dr Gavin Hopper. PhD Exercise Physiology. Coached: 8 TOP 10 Players (Singles ATP/WTA) 3 TOP 2 Players (Singles ATP/WTA) 6 TOP 50 Players (Singles ATP/WTA) 3 TOP 10 Doubles Players (ATP/WTA)
Disgraced Australian tennis coach Gavin Hopper, whose clients included some of the biggest names in the sport, was jailed for three-and-a-half years on Friday for nine sex offences involving a ...
Hopper, who was released on October 30, continued to guide their careers from his cell, studying photos and videos and writing coaching manuals for them every fortnight.
Gavin Hopper Former pro tennis coach Gavin Hopper was a sports teacher at the exclusive Wesley College when he engaged in a sexual affair with a female student during the 1980s.
At 15 Basilashvili switched to the Gorin Tennis Academy in Sacramento and at 18 he returned to Georgia, only to uproot again and move to an academy in Turkey run by an Australian coach, Gavin Hopper. For the last five years Nikoloz Basilashvili has been back in Tbilisi, where he lives with his wife and three-year-old son, but he has to travel to Germany to work with his coach, Jan de Witt.
In October 2006, Gavin Hopper, who coached Mark Philippoussis, Monica Seles and Tommy Haas and ran a tennis academy with Pat Cash, was released from jail after serving 27 months for sexually ...