Dr. Valverde

Formal Education:

  • Doctoral dissertation research on the mental preparation of highly-ranked tennis players, University of Kansas.
  • Masters in Psychology, University of Kansas.
  • Masters in Psychology, University of Costa Rica.

Tennis and Coaching Experience:

  • Assistant Coach at the University of Kansas Men's and Women's Tennis Team, 1993-1995
  • Kansas State Champion in his own age category, 2000.

Served as a Sport Psychologist for:

  • University of Kansas Men's and Women's Tennis Teams.
  • Meghann Shaughnessy Fantasy Camp.
  • International Federation of Tennis.
  • Bill Wright Tennis Camp, Vail, Colorado.
  • Jayhawk Tennis College Camp, Kansas.
  • Arthur Ashe Tennis Academy, Mexico.
  • TCU Women's Tennis Team, Forth Worth, TX.
  • Orange Tennis Academy, Costa Rica.
  • University of Illinois Women's Tennis Team.
  • Mike Wolf Tennis Academy, Inc., Kansas.
  • Steven Denton Tennis Camp, Poland.
  • Austin Tennis Academy, Austin, Texas.
  • UT Men's Tennis Team, Austin, Texas.
  • Canyon Creack Racket Club, Dallas, Texas.
  • Dreads Tennis Academy, Scottsdale, AZ.
  • ITUSA Tennis Academy, Scotsdale, AZ.
  • Stephan Edberg and Martina Hingis Fantasy.
  • Camp, Scottsdale, AZ.
  • Peter Burwash International Tennis Academy, Stone Mountains, GA

Speaker for the Following Events:

  • Copper Bowl Championships, Tucson, AZ
  • Tennis Seminar for Tennis Professionals, Monterrey, Mexico
  • International Tennis Federation Olympic Solidarity Seminars, Honduras
  • ITF Central American Seminar for Tennis Professionals, San José, Costa Rica
  • National Junior Tennis Conference, Care Academy, Libertyville, IL