(born 10 March 1969) is a former Australian rules football
player, tennis coach, and tennis commentator. He is Australian of Lebanese
descent. Rasheed is perhaps best known as the coach of tennis player Lleyton Hewitt
from June 2003 until January 2007. Rasheed coached Gaël Monfils
from July 2008 to 9 July 2011, when they mutually agreed to end the arrangement.
Born in Adelaide
, Rasheed played Australian rules football
, including seven games in the SANFL
with the Sturt Football Club
. He coached Pembroke College football team. As a tennis player he reached number 192 in ATP
rankings in 1992. He became the youngest player to qualify for an Australian Open
Rasheed quit as Hewitt's coach on 5 January 2007, announcing his decision after Hewitt lost in the Adelaide International
, only a week before the Australian Open.
Rasheed next moved on to tennis commentary for Channel 7
. He regularly commentates both men's and women's matches in the Australian Open