Meet the Pros

Shahnawaz Ahmed

SRC Performance Program Manager
SRC High Performance Pro
SRC Touring Pro

Coach Experience:

2005 - 2006     Bangladesh Tennis Federation, Bangladesh
2005 - 2007     Potter's Wheel Beijing, China 
2007 - Present   SRC, Shanghai, China

Qualifications: 

PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) Professional Certified
  - Junior Development (Under 10)
  - Club Junior (11-17)
  - High Performance
  - Adult Development

PTR Junior Development Level.3 Certified
International Tennis Federation (ITF) Level.1 Certified
Attended the Australian Open Grand Slam Coaches Conference 2014
Attended the PTR Asia Symposium 2007-2013
Attended the Tennis Australia Coaches Conference 2010
Attended the Olympic Solidarity Technical Course (Bangladesh)
Attended the Play + Stay Kids Tennis (ITF)

Career Highlights: 
-  ITF Ranking-309 (2002-2003)
-  National Singles Ranking-3 (2004-2005)
-  National Doubles Ranking-1 (2004-2005)

Personal: 

Ahmed has been playing tennis his whole life so far. He enjoys looking for new information to improve his players’ skills and his own coaching ability.

 

Thassha Vitayaviroj

SRC Junior Club Tennis Program Manager   
SRC Senior Pro
Events & Competitions Organizer

Coach Experience:

2007-2012 Assistant Director & Coordinator of ACW Sport Management Company, which manages a tennis programs, after school activities and tournaments for:
-  Thai Tennis Academy, Nontaburi, Thailand
-   All Star Sport Club Rama9, Bangkok, Thailand
-   Shrewsbury International School, Bangkok, Thailand
-   International School Bangkok (ISB), Bangkok, Thailand
-   Regents International School, Bangkok, Thailand
-   Singapore International School, Bangkok, Thailand
-   Denlar Kindergarten (Thai-Chinese School), Bangkok, Thailand
2007-2012 Coordinator and Head Coach at Panther Tennis Academy (International School Bangkok)
2008-2011 Head Coach for U13/U15 and Junior Varsity Tennis Team (ISB-Bangkok) Assistant Coach & Traveling Coach for Varsity Tennis Team to IASAS interschool tournaments IASAS in Singapore (UWCSEA & SAS), Indonesia (JIS) and Philippines (ISM)
2010 Coaching Staff - WTA Pattaya Open Tennis Clinic, Dusit Thani Hotel, Thailand
2009-2010 Coaching Staff - ATP Thailand Open Tennis Clinic, Bangkok Thailand
2009-2010 Project Manager & Head Coach - TrueVisions Tennis Camp, Kiarti Thani Sport Club, Thailand
2008 Coaching Staff for Wilson Company (Thailand) - Wilson Tennis Clinic Tour 
2008    Assistant Coach - Bangkok University Tennis Team, Thailand

Qualifications: 

PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) Professional Certified
  - Junior Development (Under 10)
  - Club Junior (11-17)
  - High Performance
  - Adult Development
PTR Junior Development Level.3 Certified
GPTCA (Global Professional Tennis Coach Association) 
- International Coaching License Level.B certified by ATP
Tennis Whizz Professional Certified
Cardio Tennis Professional Certified
Attended the Australian Open Grand Slam Coaches Conference 2014
Attended the PTR Asia Symposium 2012 - 2014
Attended the ITF Asia Regional Coaches Conference 2012
Attended the Olympic Solidarity Technical Course (Thailand) 2012
Attended Techno Coach Seminar by Stephan Ehritt-Vanc (Thailand 2012)
Attended ITF Asia Regional Coaches Conference 2014 (Beijing, China)

Career Highlights: 
-  Ranked #50 in ITF World Junior / Ranked #432 in WTA Singles & #320 in WTA Doubles
-  Winner/Runner Up - 10K ITF Pro Circuit in India, Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand
-  Winner/Runner Up - ITF Junior Circuit in India, Malaysia and Indonesia
-  Competed in Junior Grand Slam 2003 (French Open & Wimbledon)
-  Thailand Fed Cup Team (World Group II), Bratislava, Slovakia
-  Thailand National Team & Thailand JR U14/U16 National Team 
-  ITF Asia U14 Touring Team to compete in U14 International Junior Tennis 
   Series and trained in Europe with other ITF players from different zones 
   (Included - Maria Sharapova, Peng Shuai, Hsieh Su-Wei and Wang Yeu Tzoo, 
   Marcos Baghdatis)

Personal: 

Thassha has been surrounded in the tennis world for more than 20 years as a player and coach. Her passion is to give her best to help a player to reach the goal of their highest performance and help them to be the best they can be.  She believes that a player’s success is not only the outcome of how many matches they win or what ranking they are but the most important is they are also growing up as person as well as developing their tennis skill and sportsmanship.

 

Agustina Wibisono

SRC Adult Tennis Program Manager
SRC Senior Pro

Coach Experience:

- Assigned by the ITF (International Tennis Federation) as a touring 
  coach for ITF Asia Team 14&Under European Tour. (2010, 2001,2002)
- Team Captain for Indonesia Girl's National Team U14 in World Junior
  Tennis Asia Oceania Qualifying Round (2011)
- Personal coach for Denise Harijanto (WTA ITF Highest #176) & Maya Rosa (WTA Highest #450 / ITF Highest #24) and travelling with top players in Junior & Pro Circuits (2002-2005)
- Touring Coach for ITF Asia Team 14 & Under in Jubilee School Asian Championship (2011)
- Coaching an Elite Junior player, Hongkong International Tennis Academy, Hongkong (2008)
- Working for Indonesian Tennis Federation as coach & travelling coach for top Indonesian junior players. (2000-2002)
- Team Captain for Indonesia Junior National Team U16 at World Youth Cup Final, Hiroshima, Japan (1997)
- Coaching at Kemayoran Tennis School, Jakarta as coach and traveling coach for U16 Junior high performance player.
   (1993-1999)
- Coaching individuals and teams in Singapore and in Indonesia  (2006 - 2013)

Qualifications: 

- ITF (International Tennis Federation) Level 1 Certified 
- ITF (International Tennis Federation) Level 2 Certified
- Indonesia Basic Level & Advanced Level Coach Certification
- Attended the ITF Coaches Workshop in Jakarta (1996), Singapore (1996) and Kuala Lumpur (2000)
- Attended the ITF Worldwide Coaches Workshop, Bangkok, Thailand (2001)
- Attented the ITF Worldwide Coaches Conference in Egypt (2011)
- Attented the ITF Asia Regional Coaches Conference (2014) Beijing China.
- Tennis Whizz Professional Certified.
- Cardio Tennis Professional Certified.

Career Highlights: 
- ITF Speaker at The ITF RCC Beijing 2014.
- Represented Indonesia at The World Student Games in Sheffield England, 1991 (singles, doubles and mixed doubles).
- Represented Indonesia at the Asian Games in Beijing (1990).
- Represented Indonesia at The East Asian Student Games in Pattaya (1988) and in Bandung (1990).
- Represented Indonesia at The South East Asian Games in Jakarta, 1987 and won 2 gold medals for mixed doubles and 
  the Ladies team event.
- Represented Indonesia at The East Asian Championship in Jakarta! 1987 and won 1 gold medal for Ladies team event).
- Represented Indonesia at The World Youth Cup in Hongkong, 1986 
- Played National Multi event Games (1983, 1993, 2000)

Personal: 

My dedication has always been to tennis since young.  I started tennis as a player at the age of 10 and have been coaching since 1993. I have been coaching and travelling with a lot of Asian junior players in the ITF Junior Circuit. I am the first lady coach in Indonesia to get the ITF Level 2 certification and was assigned by ITF to travel with the ITF Asia junior 14&U team. During my coaching career I received a grant from the ITF to attend the ITF Worldwide coaches conference in Egypt. I always strive to give my best on court to help players improve their game. 

 

Artem Shmalko

SRC Senior Pro

Coach Experience:

2003-2014 - Worked as an assistant coach with ATP and WTA players.
         - Worked as a personal coach with Junior High Performance and ITF level.

Qualifications: 

- ITF International Tennis Federation Level 1 Certified
- ITF International Tennis Federation Level 2 Certified
- PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) Professional Certified

Career Highlights: 
- Competed in professional level and a sparring player for Ukraine Davis Cup Team.
- Players Artem had worked with:
- Kichenok sisters (WTA #100 and WTA #150)
- Ilya Marchenko (ATP #140)

Personal: 

"I have been working as a coach for 11 years with Juniors (ITF Top 100) and ATP/WTA players. My coaching career are mostly related to high level players but I also can work with children and adult clients and put all my strength to achieve mine and their goals"

 

Eugeen Tsepliaiev

SRC Senior Pro

Coach Experience:

 2004-2014      
- Worked with players age 12-18 years old, Kalinova Balka Tennis Club in Ukraine 
- Worked with competitive & ITF Junior Level Players and touring coach.
2011-2013      
- Captain of the Ukraine Junior National Team (Boys U12, Boys U14).

Qualifications: 

ITF International Tennis Federation Level 1 Certified (2008)
ITF International Tennis Federation Level 2 Certified (2009)
PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) Professional Certified
- Teaching Essentials Certification Workshop
- 100+ Error Detection and Correction

Career Highlights: 
Players Eugeen had worked with:
- Kaliuzhny Vadim (1995), highest ITF Junior Ranking #160 in Singles. Winner and Runner Up Singles/Doubles in ITF Junior Tournament and the member of the junior national team of Ukraine. At the moment he is playing, and also studying at the University of South Florida.
- Kapshuk Artem (1997), highest ITF Junior Ranking #345 in Singles. Runner up in TE-U12 TE-U14 tournament and holds the 5th place in Ukraine among the other juniors on ITF ranking. 
- Braynin Alexander (1999),  The Winner of Ukrainian Championships U12 (2010), U14 (2012) and the finalist U16 (2014). Winner in TE-U12, TE-U14 tournaments. The member of the junior national team of Ukraine in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Personal: 

Eugeen has been working with the competitive junior players for many years. He is a hard working and ambitious coach. With his experiences, he is willing to share and help players at the SRC to achieve their tennis goals.

 

Jane Gong

SRC Senior Staff Pro

Qualifications: 

PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) Professional Certified
  - Junior Development (Under 10)
  - Club Junior (11-17)
Tennis Whizz Professional Certified
Cardio Tennis Professional Certified
Attended the Australian Open Grand Slam Coaches Conference 2014
Attended ITF Asia Regional Coaches Conference 2014 (Beijing, China)
Attended the PTR Asia Symposium 2012 – 2014

Career Highlights: 
Doubles Champion and Singles Runner Up of Hunan Province in 1997
Ranked No.5 in China College Tennis in 2006
Graduated from Wu Han Sports College in 2008
Worked as a Private & Group Lesson Coach in Shanghai from 2009

 

Petra Charoensukployphol

SRC Senior Staff  Pro

Coach Experience:

2009- 2010 : Coaching at Frank Cuesta Tennis Academy (Sukhumvit 50 Tennis Club - Bangkok, Thailand)
- Assistance Coach for Junior Competitive Program
- Coaching all age group of students from Mini Tennis, Junior and Adult both in a group and private classes
- Traveling coach with Junior girl players in both local and international tournament 
2009- 2010 : Vice president of University of the Thai chamber of Commerce Tennis Club & Head Coach of Teaching Tennis for Freshman Student Project
2010- 2011 : Coaching at Siam Tennis Academy (Sukhumvit 71 Tennis Court – Bangkok, Thailand) 
2012- 2013 : Coaching at Ramkhamhang University, Bangkok, Thailand  

Qualifications: 

- GPTCA (Global Professional Tennis Coach Association) Level C Certified by ATP
- PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) Junior Development (U10) Certified
- Tennis Whizz Professional Certified
- Cardio Tennis Professional Certified 
- Attended ITF Asia Regional Coaches Conference 2014 (Beijing, China)
- Attended PTR Asia Symposium 2014

Career Highlights: 
Highest ITF Junior Ranking # 225 
2003-2007 : Played in International ITF level and won the ITF Junior title in United Arab Emirates (ITF G.5), Myanmar (ITF G.5), Bangladesh (ITF G.3), Pakistan (ITF G.5), Hongkong (G.5), Uzbekistan (G.3).
2003 : Represented Thailand in ITF (International Tennis Federation) ASIA Under 14
2004 : Represented Thailand in International Children’s Games (Coventry, England)
2008 : Represented Thailand tennis National Team in ASEAN School Tournament, Singapore (Gold Medal) 
2005 - 2009 : Played in Thai National Tournament & Thailand Professional Circuits. Winner at the 36th Thai National Sport Game and Winner of the PTT Tennis Championships (National Professional Circuit)
2009 - 2012 : Represented University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce in All Thailand University Games from 2009 to 2012
2011 - 2012 : Represented Thailand Soft Tennis National Team in South East Asian Game (Vientiane, Laos), Europian Soft Tennis Tournament (Rome, Italy), Asian Championship (Taiwan, Chinese Taipei), World Championship (Myungyoung, Korea) and the 26th Southeast Asia Games in Palembang, Indonesia. (Silver Medal Team Event, Silver Medal Women’s Singles and Bronze Medal Mixed Doubles) 

Personal: 

I started to play tennis since I was 5 years old and was playing in national and international level. Tennis is a part of my life. For me, It is not just a sports but it teaches me many things and make me a better person.  Beside learning all about the games & tennis skills, you will naturally learn to respect to other, self-discipline, responsibility, fun and sportsmanships.

 

Kateryna Tsepliaieva

SRC Senior Staff Pro

Coach Experience:

2007- 2014 
- Worked as a trainer at Child’s Youth Sporting School and in a Tennis Club Donetsk. 
- Worked with children and adults.

Qualifications: 

- PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) Teaching Essentials Certification Workshop.
- PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) 100+ Error Detection and Correction Workshop.

Career Highlights: 
- Graduated Master of Physical Education and Sport (Donetsk State Institute).
- Competed in nationals and international (ETA, ITF) level.