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Nadina, Program Manager & Coach

Education: Ph.D., Recreation and Leisure Studies, MA, Recreation and Leisure Studies, BA, Business & Therapeutic Recreation, German Minor

Certification: Cardio Tennis Coach, Wheelchair Tennis Coach, Instructor, Program Coordinator 

Work Experience: Tennis Development Centre Coach, Tennis Coach, Campus Recreation Program Coordinator

Playing Experience: Varsity

Playing Accomplishments: Provincial Top 3 Mixed Doubles, OUA Bronze, MVP

Awards: Outstanding Graduating Senior, The President’s Athlete Academic Honour Roll, Ontario University Athletics Academic Achievement Award, Judson Whiteside Leadership Award

Nadina also teaches university courses on principles of sports management and managing sports for development. 

Joel, Head Coach

Certification: Tennis Canada Coach 2, LTA Accredited Coach, Wheelchair Tennis Coach, Cardio Tennis Coach

Work Experience:  UW Warriors Head Coach, U14 National Training Centre Coach, Under 18 Nationals Coach, Tennis Development Centre (TDC) Coach

Playing Accomplishments: Top 1 Singles & Doubles Provincial Ranking, Top 3 Mixed Doubles Provincial Ranking, Top 91 Canada Ranking

Awards: NS IKON Coach of the Year 2006

Other: Coaching Excellence Award Nominee (2019); Certificate in Social Media for Business Development (University of Waterloo, 2012)


Uzo, Tennis Coach

Certification: DTB Licences, PTR Professional

Professional Development: Coached by uncles of Andrea Petkovic, Tennis boarding school in Turin, Italy (trained with Ivan Ljubicic, Omar Camporese, Nathalie Baudone, and many others)

Work Experience: Professional Tennis Coach, Pedagogical Teacher (implementation and management of the sports project), and Speaker at the Tennis Association Palatinate.

Playing Accomplishments: Junior Davis Cup (Bosnia), International tournament and league player

Languages: Serbo-Croatian, Italian, German, and English