issft summer school student

Name: Giacomo Zurletti

Age: 19
Nationality: Italian
Attended ISSFT in 2018 and 2019
University:
UHI, Perth College

What are you studying?
I am studying Coaching and Developing Sport.

You started university this year, what are you enjoying the most so far?

My course is fantastic,  I am enjoying all the subjects. The university has great facilities and I am currently playing tennis in a club near the university. This is the perfect place for me to study and practice sport which is my biggest passion. My dream is becoming real!

What do you hope to do for a career in the future?

I have a lot of plans for my future, but my biggest goal would be to work as a coach in a tennis academy.

What skills have you developed from your love of tennis?

From my passion for tennis I learnt to never give up, face difficult situations and work hard. Tennis helped me to develop as an athlete and a person.

What advice would you pass on to our ISSFT students getting ready for university in the next few years?

ISSFT Students, follow your passions and challenge yourself with new experiences. Remember: “Old ways won’t open new doors”.

What did you gain from your 2 summers at ISSFT?
From my 2 years of ISSFT, I improved my English and tennis skills. I met so many great people which helped me in my future and are currently supporting me with “my journey”.