Coach Jorge Todero
Born in Argentina, Jorge Todero has earned more than 40 years of professional tennis coaching experience. After a career playing professional tennis, Jorge entered his professional tennis coaching role around the age of 30. He later went on to open Mastelli Todero Tennis Academy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, coaching such players as Martin Jaite, ranked number 10 and Alberto Manchini, ranked number 8 in the world.
From 1990-1996, Jorge was Captain of the Argentinian Fed Cup Team which included Tennis Hall of Famer, Gabriella Sabatini. He also captained the Argentinian women’s tennis team at the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games.
Other players coached by Jorge include Adriana Serra Zanetti, who reached highest ranking of 38, Patricia Tarabini, ranked 29 and Mercedes Paz, ranked 28.
In 1997-2000, the renown Colombian company, Colsanitas, brought Jorge onboard as Director of Tennis in Bogota, Colombia, where he had the pleasure of coaching WTA player Fabiola Zuluaga, ranked number 16. During his time developing Colombian tennis players, Jorge spearheaded the creation of a men’s program. This new program saw to the development of some young Colombian juniors Robert Farah, Alejandro Falla and Sebastian Cabal, all familiar ATP players today.
After leaving Colombia, Jorge returned to the United States where he continued in the private sector coaching WTA player, Meghann Shaughnessy from 2004-2005. Meghann reached her highest ranking of 11.
In 2006-2007, Jorge became Director of High Performance at the Midtown Athletic Club in Weston, Florida.
It was in 2010 when Jorge was hired as a Lead National Coach with USTA Player Development. Working out of the USTA Billy Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, NY, Jorge and Jay saw their players reach some of their highest WTA rankings: Christina McHale, 24; Melanie Oudin, 34, Varvara Lepchenko, 19.
After many long winters, Jorge requested to be transferred back to sunny Florida and continued as Lead National Coach at the USTA training center in Boca Raton and then eventually in Orlando. His success with player results continued this time with Lauren Davis and Irina Falconi.
In 2019, Jorge retired from the USTA.
Currently, Jorge is coaching Canadian player, Eugenia Bouchard, on the WTA Tour