Started to play tennis at the age of 6 in Saint-Petersburg City Palace of Youth Creativity under the supervision of L.
Fedorova, who is the winner of Saint-Petersburg championship and Leningrad sports day. Two-time prize winner of Saint-Petersburg championship (2004, 2007).
From the age of 15 had been trained by Uzbekistan Champion and USSR Cup finalist A. Repeat winner and finalist of TE, ITF and PTT tournaments. John’s University that provided full studentship for him.
He was made captain of the University’s team and played as a leader in Singles and Doubles against such universities as Harvard, Columbia, Yale, Louisville, USF, UPenn and others. Education: Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health - Teaching Faculty, Baltic University of Ecology, Politics and Law – Faculty of Economics.
In 2008 was recognized as the best University of St. Holds a “Master” Russian coaching qualification certificate.
John’s player of the year, as well as became finalist of clubs’ championship of USA in Las Vegas. Completed the “Professional” certification program at PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) international tennis teaching university of Dennis Van der Meer. Has graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics.
From 2007 has been actively involved in coaching activities in New York, Moscow and Saint-Petersburg. She has been playing in the National team of Russia since 2008. Winner of ladies tournaments WTA $10000 in Turkey and Tunisia. Completed Qualification improvement courses at Lesgaft National State University. Player of the university team in 2010-2015, as the team member twice became silver winner of University games.
In 2012 was invited to John Mc Enroe Tennis Academy (New York) to work with high-achievement groups. Education: Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health, Bachelor degree. Master degree, discipline: sport management (2017). Winner of the National cup in 2012 in doubles (Almetyevsk). Became a player of the Russian national beach tennis team since 2015. Experience and specialization: start of tennis career in 1993, coaching experience from 2002. Started coaching career under the supervision of A. Has completed ITF 10s course in order to train 10 and under players.
Was personal sparring partner of John Mc Enroe and best tennis players of the academy pursuing training for International tournaments, including US Open. Trains children from beginner to national ranking level according to RTT (Russian tennis tour) rating system. Specialises in coaching children of beginner level starting from the age of three and amateur adult players. Was born on the 15th of November 1970 in the city of Volzhsky, Volgograd Oblast.
Works with children of all skills levels, with ones who focus on result; fosters professional players. His players are repeat winners and runners up of city-level and Russian tournaments of RTT and runners up of TE (Tennis Europe) European events. Organises “amateur tournaments” among children at Khasansky Tennis Club and annual tennis camps in Russia and abroad. Offers group and individual lessons for adult players. Graduated from Volgograd State Institute of Physical Culture in 1993. He has repeatedly been captain of Saint-Petersburg youth picked teams.
Guides adult newcomers to participating in city-level amateur competitions in various nominations. He fostered Anastasiya Vovk, champion of Europe within Russian team in the age category “12 years and younger” and repeat winner of various International and Russian champions.
Holds Russian certificate of category “Master” and PTR international certificate of category “Professional”. Sports education: Russian Certificate of “Master ” category Coach; PTR Certificate of the “Professional” level. Trainer of repeat winners and prize-winners of Saint-Petersburg championships, Russia champions and European tournaments in Singles and Doubles of various age categories.