Mohamed (Mo) El Bouzkouri, Head Coach
Mohamed (Mo) El Bouzkouri is originally from Morocco, where he ranked among the top five juniors in his country. Mo joined the academy in the summer of 2004 where he became part of the academy's coaching and management team. Mo oversees and manages all training programs at the academy and works with Weil's top players.
Mohamed (Mo) El Bouzkouri is the Director of the College Placement Program for the academy. This program adapts unprecedented and a unique approach to College Placement, which makes it very effective at getting players placed into top College Tennis Programs all over the United States, while maximizing their scholarship potentials. Mo has very close ties with an extensive amount of College Coaches which includes Division I, II, III and NAIA. Mo’s college placement expertise combined with his coaching experience provides proven success in getting the students placed with scholarships in college programs to fit each player's individual ambitions both athletically and academically. In 2006/2007 school year, Mo was responsible for placing and negotiating substantial scholarships for our students to the best academic and athletic universities in the country. School such as UCLA, UC Berkley, Georgia Tech, Stanford and many more! (See the full list here!). This college placement class is not only limited to our full time students, but rather for kids all around the world who have sign up for the College Placement Program.
Mo moved to The United States in 1996 to attend the Palmer Tennis Academy where he earned a scholarship and trained with the best juniors in the world, competing in the highest level of various national and international tournaments. He then went on to play Division I Tennis on full scholarship at Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina from 1999 to 2003, where he earned a Bachelors degree in Management and International Marketing. He also served as an assistant head coach at the Palmer Tennis Academy in his senior year, as well as assisting the Coastal Carolina Men's Tennis Team in 2003-2004. Mo has worked and developed players such as Kallim Stewart (# 1 US Boy's 18 - 2006), Pedro Zerbini (UC Berkeley) and Ksenia Milevskaya (# 2, Girl's ITF) etc... Mo is fluent in French, Arabic, Spanish and English, enabling him to communicate with our international students and their parents.
Coach El Bouzkouri may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org