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ITF level 1 (CZE)
Tennis Performance Trainer (USA)

Founder & Pro Juniors Head Coach

Ivana was born on August 23, 1992 in Brno, Czech Republic. A sports fanatic at a very young age, Ivana chose tennis over other sports at the age of 11. Ranked as second  best girl player in Brno, Ivana won: the Winter Cup 2004 in Brno; winner doubles Tennis Europe U16 in Prague, 3 times South Moravian Champion in both singles and doubles, semi-finalists ITF Pro-circuit 10K in Croatia, and a semi-finalists of the National Czech Championship.
In 2012, Ivana was offered a tennis scholarship from Kansas State University, having completed one year, Ivana returned to the Czech republic to pursue a career in Coaching. In 2016, Ivana established Tennisline Academy Malta, whose players, where high achievers in National Junior Championships, to mention but a few, Malta open U10 boys champions, U12 girls and boys champion, U14 girls champion.
Ivana’s success transcends from the fact that tennis has always been central to her life, coaching being the most satisfying aspect. To help kids explore their full potential in a sport she loves so much is a prospect she cherishes. This was central to her decision to follow a coaching career, a philosophy and a passion she would like all IK coaches to embrace.


ITF level 1
ITF level 2
LTA Performance Coach (1998)

Technical Director
Rob Tarpey was born in the UK. A Former Pro player turned ITF Level 2 coach; he was also the former national coach for Malta Tennis, captaining also Malta during the Fed Cup in 2007. He was the private coach for Kimberley Cassar amongst others.
In recent years, he has built his own tennis school with great success, so much so that he is one of Malta’s most respected Tennis Coaches, providing also consultancy to many players, coaches, as well as to the Malta Tennis Federation.

ITF level 1 (ITA)
ITF level 2 (ITA)
PTR U/10 (ITA)

Pro Juniors Coach

Andrea was born in Florence Italy in 1979. From a very young age, he had a very strong passion for tennis. Having won numerous tournaments in Italy, he decided to pursue a career in coaching.
Andrea is highly qualified, and focuses very much on the development of a good technique. He has a very professional attitude, and a very positive approach to coaching. That is why, in three years in Malta, he has quickly become one of the most sought-after coaches.

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