Ivan started playing tennis at the age of 6 and continued to play competitive all the way to ITF mens circuit. For the last 16 years he has been coaching, of which he spent 14 in the GCC. Ivan has previously coached on the ATP and WTA tour and was a touring coach for Junior ITF players.
With his high standard of play, Ivan has been a hitting partner for the world's best players including- (Male) Roger Federer, Juan Martin Del Potro, (Female) Ana Ivanovic, Garbine Muguruza and many more.
Tomas, a Slovakian tennis coach with over 9 years of experience. He holds certification from Professional Tennis Registry (PTR). Highly experienced with mini and starter tennis. In addition to coaching, Tomas gained invaluable experience from visiting all 4 majors: Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon & US Open.
Maria started playing at the age of 6 years old and competed regularly in the UAE until pursuing her degree. While doing so, she got her Certified PTR - Professional licence at the age of 19. She has 10 years of coaching experience with children and adults of all levels.
Abdulla together with Ivan are the founders of iQ Tennis Academy. He started playing tennis at the age of 7 in Czech Republic, and competed regularly until moving back to Dubai.
Iva has been playing tennis for the past 16 years. After graduating with a master degree of Sports Management at the Charles University in Prague, she became a licensed tennis coach. With over five years of coaching experience her primary goal is to focus on the players' improvement as well as teaching her students to focus on enjoying tennis with all its aspects.
Artsiom started playing tennis at the age of 7 and continued to play competitively all the way to ITF mens circuit. Artsiom's highest achieved professional rankings were 970 ATP in Doubles and 1700 ATP in Singles ranking. In his record, he has 1 pro title. In 2017 Artsiom stopped his professional career and started coaching and went on to travel with Junior ITF, as well as ATP and WTA players. He speaks fluently Russian, Polish and English.