Oleg was born and raised in Moscow, Russia. He picked up a tennis racquet at the age of seven and played his first tournament at eight. Since then, Oleg has worked with top tennis professionals from all over the world. By age 16, Oleg was among the top 150 players in Europe.
He was spotted by NCAA college coaches and was offered an athletic scholarship to play the top position for NCAA Division I school. Oleg performed well both on and off the court and earned numerous athletic and academic achievements including the MVP of the Year Award and Coach’s Award. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication at Delaware State University. After college, Oleg continued his teaching career and education. Two years later, Oleg received a Master of Science degree in Global Strategic Communications from Florida International University.
Oleg is a highly versatile teaching pro and has extensive experience working with players on all stages of development. Before joining the Tennis Innovators Academy team, Oleg taught adults and high-performance juniors for 3 ½ years at Saddlebrook Resort & Academy in Tampa, Florida
Oleg joined Tennis Innovators Academy in 2015 and is a USPTA certified teaching professional. His first publication “Mastering the Art of Tennis: 3 Key Steps to Becoming a Better Player”, was officially released in 2017 and presents readers with innovative drills, mental toughness thoughts, as well as strategy suggestions for singles and doubles play.