SLAWEK SZEREMETA

YEARS PLAYING: 27

YEARS TEACHING: 12

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Originally from Poland, I started to play tennis at the age of 6. I quickly began to compete in junior tournaments, but didn’t realise the extent of my ambition until I competed in the Under 12 National Tennis Championships. I watched my rival’s father open a bottle of champagne before the final to pre-emptively celebrate his son’s victory. “Sorry, but not today,” was my confident response, and I went go on to win.

For the next couple of years, I competed in ETA, ITF and ATP tournaments all over the Europe, which led to an athletic scholarship at University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA where I studied and competed against top players from all over the world. In the US I also worked for prestigious Knollwood Country Club in Lake Forest, Chicago, giving group and individual lessons to all ages and levels.

After this I moved to London, UK, and graduated from London Metropolitan University with a Master diploma in International Business. During this period I worked for couple of tennis clubs including Oakleigh Park, as well as at Harrow School, the elite all-boys boarding school as a performance coach.

Next I moved to Barcelona, Spain where I trained high level tennis juniors at Tennis Pineda Gava Club whose aim was to study in the United States. I finally moved back to Warsaw, Poland where I live now. I founded TennisProWarsaw to continue my coaching path and passion for tennis. With an LTA Level 3 certificate and US PTR 2 coaching qualifications, as well as certifications in Child Protection and First Aid, I am equipped to train with all ages and levels from beginner juniors and adults to high-performance players. My goal, first and foremost, is to make you a better tennis player and keep your opponent on their toes.