Our Team

THE GRSA TEAM IS MADE UP OF SOME OF THE BEST STRINGERS AND EXPERTS IN THE INDUSTRY

The GRSA INTERNATIONAL Team is made up of some of the best stringers and experts in the industry. To be eligible for a role in GRSA whether it be as a country manager, tester or to be authorized to teach and give GRSA workshops, nothing but the best will do.

Richard Parnell

GRSA INTERNATIONAL – President & Country Manager

Leads the team of experts. Richard has 30 years of experience in the world of tour stringing, having worked with the best players over the years either at Grand Slams, Davis Cup events and on the ATP & WTA Tours. Richard has been teaching & giving workshops around the world for the last 20 years using his “Aggregation of Marginal Gains” methodology that achieves amazing results.

France
ES
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Nick Down

GRSA International – Global Director – Squash

Looks after everything that is Squash. Nick’s experience in squash stringing is unrivalled and he really deserves his Squash Stringing “Guru” status. Nick has looked after the best squash player’s needs for the last 20 years at all the major tournaments and World Championships.

GLOBAL DIRECTOR
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Martin Mann

GRSA INTERNATIONAL – Country Manager

Has been stringing on the tour for years and is looking after Austria, Germany & Switzerland. Martin has a wealth of experience at organizing, stringing and running ATP & WTA tournament stringing services of the highest level as well as having been part of the team at the Olympic games in Tokyo, Japan.

DE
AT
CH
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Mike Stephens

GRSA INTERNATIONAL – Country Manager

A regular part of the best stringing teams is looking after all things GRSA in the USA. Mike, who has strung at multiple Grand Slams, ATP & WTA Events and Laver Cup brings experience & knowledge to the table.
USA
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Dimas Mendez

GRSA INTERNATIONAL – Country Manager

Is a seasoned veteran looking after Puerto Rico & Panama. As the Team USA Davis Cup stringer, as well as multiple Grand Slam, ATP Masters events etc. Dimas has a wealth of knowledge to share.
Puerto Rico
Panamá
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Roger Henry

GRSA INTERNATIONAL – Country Manager

Is a Grand Slam Stringer and in charge of GRSA in Ireland. As an accomplished tennis coach as well as a stringer, Roger brings extensive experience & knowledge to product testing and player recommendations.

IRELAND
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Huw Phillips

GRSA INTERNATIONAL – Country Manager

A professionally qualified GRSA Certified Tour Master Stringer and ERSA Pro Tour Stringer, with 25 years of stringing experience. Have been stringing on both the ATP and WTA Tours for the last 10 years and am proud to be part of the Wimbledon Stringing Team.

United Kingdom
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George Pahiakos

GRSA INTERNATIONAL – Country Manager

I strung my first racket back at 1990 at age 17 and till now, i’ve already strung more than 140.000 rackets.  From 1997 I have my own exclusive tennis store in Glyfada, a suburb of Athens. I was on the Eleni Daniilidou’s team, Greek Champion and world number 14 back in 2003.

GREECE
CYPRUS
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Daniel Efford

GRSA International HQ – Operations Manager

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A special team that covers all the bases when it comes to racket sports equipment.

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