GREGORY C. BREUNICH
CEO / PRINCIPLE
(Florida, USA) — Founder and Principal,
Managing Director of Altitude Academies and the Beach Volleyball Academy at Altitude Academies (current), formerly Senior Vice President IMG (21 years 1978 – 2009), Managing Director IMG Academy (30 years), Managing Partner minority interest IMG Academy LLP.
Co-founder of Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, Founder – David Lead better Golf Academy, IMG Soccer Academy, IMG Basketball, Academy, IMG Baseball Academy, IMG International Performance Institute, IMG Academy (Pendleton School), Bollettieri Sports Medicine Institute, IMG Mountain Sports Academy (Speed Skiing, Snow Boarding, Free Style), Bollettieri Development Co., Academy Park Development Company, IMG Academy Golf and Country Club, Legends Bay Development Co.,
Legends Cove Development Co.
Co-developed Sagemont Online High School (private labeled University of Miami Online High School later acquired re-named Kaplan Online High School) & Virtual Sage (Online academic curriculum publishing company), Founder Med Group Development company, Co-Founder of NVL Academy LLC, Founder Trans World Performance LLC, SpAEd LLC.
EVP, Director of Academies / PRINCIPLE
(Florida, USA) — Trained and developed eleven #1, and twenty-seven “top 10” players in the world, and coached players in all four Grand Slams. Founder and a principal of Altitude Academies, Director of Tennis at Altitude Academies, right hand man to Nick Bollettieri for 28 years.
Developed Periodization Training Method for
tennis, key developer in the world recognized system Five Training System, critical role in the development of IMG Academies Multi Sports Academy, master clinician and motivational speaker (World City CEO Group, The Grace Corporation, International Paper Company,
USPTA, PTRBTCA, HKTF).
Author of “The Secret Manual,” producer of multiple training videos and apps, largest tennis clinic Guinness Book of World Records, special advisor to the Morita Tennis Foundation Japan (Sony), Hong Kong Tennis Federation and the Columbian Tennis Federation. Facebook following of 100,000+ with a sales agent network in 40 countries around the world.
Gabe’s website is gabejaramillo.com.
SCOTT DEL MASTRO
EVP, Director of Operations / PRINCIPLE
(Florida, USA) — The owner and operator of the International Tennis Academy (ITA) in Delray Beach, FL, for 14 years (1996- 2010), Del Mastro is a Founder and a Principal of Altitude Academies who brings 20 years of coaching and training professional of junior athletes on the ATP, WTA, ITF, and National Domestic and World circuits.
Scott, whose training specialties include energy management, footwork and movement, mental conditioning, and fitness, earned his bachelor’s degree in Psychology and his master’s degree in Sport Psychology, with an emphasis in Biomechanics.
Both of his degrees were procured from San Diego State University. He is an international speaker and also has developed strong affiliations with Tianjin Tennis Center, in Tianjin, China, one of the most well-respected tennis training centers in China.
GENERAL COUNCIL / PRINCIPLE
(Munich, Germany) — 20 plus years in media business, created Axel Springer Verlag and Leo Kirch in creation of ISPR, International Sportrechteverwert-ungsgesellschaft mbH, National and international exploitation representation of German “Bundesliga” and other international soccer leagues.
Client representation of national and international corporate sports rights consisting of advisory 3 in all media matters sponsorship and endorsement (e.g. Diamler Benz, T-Systems, etc.).
Specialist in media start-ups company structuring, investor sourcing, client management famous celebrities, (e.g. Boris Becker, Heidi Klum)
(Belgium, South of France) — Master in Social Communications (University of Brussels), twelve years within the computer industry in various marketing and communications management positions (1980-1991).
Founding managing director of ISPR GmbH in Munich (Germany) (1991-1997) managing director of ISL Television (London) and of the ISMM Group (Zug, Switzerland) (1997-2001) sailed from France to Australia (2004- 2007) since 2008 consultant with Profile Partners Ltd (London) advising, inter alia, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on their international broadcasting rights.
(Cleveland USA) — Gate House Media, Inc.
General Counsel, Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary, Compliance Officer, Formerly Senior Vice President and Director of Mergers and Acquisitions of IMG Worldwide, Inc. (“IMG”), global sports, media and entertainment company, also served as IMG’s associate counsel and a Vice President from 1992 to 2001.
Prior to IMG, Polly worked in private practice at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in their merger and acquisitions department. Holds bachelor’s degrees in civil engineering and mathematics, a master’s degree in civil engineering, and a law degree (MIT, Stanford University).
Director of Education
Ms. White joined Club Med Academies in 2015 as the Assistant Director of Education. She was promoted to Director of Education in 2016. In this position, she revises and formulates policies, oversees the evaluation, selection, and integration of curricula for the school, and evaluates the effectiveness of the curriculum instructors. During her time at CMA, she acquired the NCAA license and transitioned CMA into becoming a fully-accredited school through AdvancEd Cognia. In 2019, Ms. White continued to develop the academic program and helped to acquire a Corporation Systems License to implement and develop accredited schools worldwide. Kerry-Jane has a deep passion for sports and the powerful impact they can have on a student’s personal development and growth. She is also an A.S.A, STA, and a U.S.A licensed swimming coach—and has trained multiple students to reach the Junior Olympics.
Ms. Pestano is a truly passionate educator. With over 20 years in the education, sales, and edtech industry, she has done it all. From teaching to providing professional development to hundreds of districts, and speaking at large scale conferences, Nicole continues to inspire school districts to provide a quality education to all students. Throughout Nicole’s career, she held various titles including: Teacher, Assistant Principal, PD and logistics Director, Director of Implementation and Training, Regional Sales Manager, and National Director for School success. She has worked with many industry leaders in the edtech community and has a solid reputation for her passion and skillset to empower others.
Siena Del Mastro
Ms. Del Mastro joined Altitude Academies in June 2022 as a representative for the Admissions department. She has over three and a half years of experience working in college Admissions. From September 2018 to September 2021, she served as an Admissions Counselor at the Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University working with students from the prospective admissions application process through enrollment. In September 2021, Siena was promoted to the Assistant Director of Transfer Recruitment and Admissions at FAU, now working directly with the transfer population from prospective to enrollment. In addition, Siena currently serves as an Adjunct Faculty Instructor in the FAU Leadership minor and teaches courses such as Introduction to Leadership and FAU iSucceed, a college readiness course. She is also a third semester doctoral student in the Higher Education Leadership Ph.D. program at FAU and graduated with her master’s degree in the same field in May 2021. Siena is excited to be a part of the team and looks forward to working with the students at Altitude.