Mr. Luca Santilli, Executive Director of Tennis Development of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) made a courtesy visit to OCM on Tuesday, 29 October 2019.
He was accompanied by 3 members of the Lawn Tennis Association of Malaysia (LTAM) namely Mr. Mohamad Helmi Mohamad (Executive Secretary), Mr. Muliyadi Jamal (National Coach) and Mr. Zulkhairi Mohd Khir (Development Officer).
They were welcomed by Dato’ Mohd Nazifuddin (Secretary General of OCM), Ms. Michelle Chai (Chief Operating Officer of OCM) and Mr. Fong Wan Hor (General Manager of OCM).
Mr. Luca Santilli explained about the “Digital Transformation” initiated by the ITF, where the ITF is driving change in the sport to keep pace with the rapid evolution of the global sporting landscape.
Dato’ Mohd Nazifuddin informed that the OCM will try to secure some assistance from the Olympic Solidarity, under the “Development of National Sports System” to facilitate the “Digital Transformation” initiative at the national level.
The OCM is in support of the development of Tennis by the ITF and the LTAM respectively.