Woodforde headshot
Mark
Woodforde
Birthplace
Adelaide, Australia
Residence
Rancho Mirage, CA, USA
Speaks
English
Coach Since
2002

Mark Woodforde

Coaching Career Highlights

  • Coached/consulted with Vasek Pospisil (2017), Novak Djokovic (2008), Yen-Hsun Lu (2009), Matthew Ebden (2011), Marinko Matosevic (2011-2013) and Akira Santillan.
  • Coached/consulted with the Australian Billie Jean King Cup team in (2003-04)
  • Coached/consulted with the Australian Junior Davis Cup team from (2009-2013)
  • Coached at Palm Desert High School (2009-2010)

Personal

  • Married to Erin since September 1999 and the father of two daughters, Elyse & Maddy.
  • Lives in Mission Hills Country Club, which has a wealth of history as the home/training base of Rod Laver, Martina Navratilova, Chris Evert, Pete Sampras, Michael Chang and Jim Courier. The club has hosted several Davis Cup ties, with hard, grass and green clay courts.
  • Member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, Sport Australia Hall of Fame and the Tennis Australia Hall of Fame
  • Recipient of the 2014 Philippe Chatrier Award, winner of 17 Grand Slams, career-high ATP Ranking of World No. 19 in singles and No. 1 in doubles
  • Travels back to Adelaide, Australia each year.
  • Flexible to travel internationally if needed.