Background: I was born and raised in Ukraine in a family of tennis coaches, eventually playing, competing and working with tennis became integral parts of the life. My coaches career came through a long process of development and experience. 20 years of coaching experience has its start in Ukraine by organising own tennis school and tournaments for kids under 14 years old. Later on, as experience was growing, a decision to move to UAE being a senior coach in CF tennis academy and working for ATP/WTA Dubai Open was made.
Accepting next proposal to move and work in ITF / CAT development tennis centre in Morocco was based on desire to keep on personal growth and development. This was a stage where professional knowledge were based. Finishing highest ITF Level 3 educational programme, getting first experiences in educating and sharing knowledge not only to players but also to other coaches and work with top African promising juniors was the part of development process.
In 2020 by life circumstances situation brought me back to Ukraine, and this was the moment where I could come back to the main life goal which is to raise the level of Ukrainian tennis. In Kiev I got the opportunity to share my experience as director of Ukrainian Tennis Center “Viccort” and later on as a head coach of professional program and head of coaches education in International Tennis Academy “MTA” of Ukraine. Through the period of stay in Ukraine, me and my team managed to raise the level of national team under 14 years old, got ITF junior titles, held internal level 1 for coaches and integrate on place online junior and professional tennis school programs.
How long have you worked as a coach?
Working as a tennis coach for over 20 years, with enormous work experience in Europe, USA, UAE and Morocco.
What is the best thing about working at LTK?
From the first day of coming I enjoy a lot team work and unit of coaches, everyone try to unite and find solutions to achieve high level goals.
Exploring life is a continues process, learning languages, visiting places, meeting new people all bring great experiences and impressions
Favourite tennis player:
Every player has something unique in his/her game which is very interesting and useful to explore and bring as a strong point in coaching to players.
Tips for players:
“No matter how great they become, champions never stop growing”
I like traveling and exploring new places.