Senior Tennis Advisor / Senior Tennis Professional
Alex was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. Introduced to the sport of tennis at an early age by his mother, whom was an exceptional tennis player herself in the Ukraine. Alex quickly found his love and passion for the sport and competed throughout his junior career locally reaching a top 10 ranking in South Africa.
At around the age of 14, Alex began training at the famous Nick Bollettieri Academy and started competing internationally on the ITF Junior Circuit. By the age of 18 Alex was ready for the ATP Futures Circuit.
Soon after, Alex was offered a coaching position at the academy where he spent most of his junior career, Real Athletes Tennis Academy, Johannesburg. Alex’s student roster grew quickly, there was an immense following of pupils of all ages and levels whom thrived on Alex’s enthusiasm. Alex’s true passion and ability to coach students into becoming true tennis players was evident, Alex had found his calling.
Seeking more opportunity, exposure and knowledge, Alex decided to move to the United States to pursue his career. Alex is excited to bring his enthusiasm and teaching ability to help develop students of all ages and levels here at TI Academy.