Professional experience and key positions
1985 – Present Tennis Professional – Bulgaria and USA
My best player
Iva Mihailova – born 1985
- 1997 – Semifinalist Bulgarian National Clay Court Championship 12’s
- 1999 – Semifinalist Bulgarian National Clay Court Championship 14’s
- 2001 – Finalist Bulgarian National Clay Court Championship 16’s
- 2002 – National Champion – Bulgarian National Clay Court Championship 18’s
- 2002 – Finalist Bulgarian National Clay Court Championship Women
- 2003 – 2007 Played on the # 4 NCAA team Baylor University
- Holds the 5th highest winning record in the history of Baylor University with 88 victories.
Stoyan Kalinov – born 1975
- 1992 – Semifinalist Doubles Bulgarian National Indoor Championship 18’s
- 1995 – Finalist Man’s Bulgarian National Team Championship, Academic, Sofia
- 1997 – National Champion NAIA with the University of Mobile Alabama, US.
2013 – 2017 Tennis Coach at University Tennis Club Academic, Blagoevgrad
2002 – 2013 Tennis Coach and Manger of Tennis Facility – Tennis Club Pirin at Loven Dom, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
- Operational junior development programs with up to 150 participants aged 4 – 18 years
2010 – 2013 /Summer season/ For 2 months Tennis Coach at Village Elenite, Black Sea
2000 – Present Introduced the ITF tennis program Play & Stay in the school programs
and work with over 200 children from 7 to 11 years.
1998 – /Summer season/ Tennis Director at Camp Menominee, USA
1994 – 1997 Tennis Coach of men and women team of American University in Bulgaria
- 1996 semi-finalist at the Bulgarian National Collegiate Women’s Championship.
1985 – 1993 Tennis Coach and Manager of Municipal Multi Sport Facility at Bachinovo, Blagoevgrad
- Organized junior Bulgarian National Tennis Tournaments boys and girls
- Organized international junior tournaments boys and girls
- Organized International Professional Man’s Tennis Tournaments Prize Money
- Chief Umpire for all tournaments listed above
- Operated Junior Development Programs with up to 150 participants ages 4 – 18
Masters, University of Architecture and Constructions, Sofia, 1977
1992 – ITF certificate
Membership in professional associations:
Member of a Bulgarian Tennis Coach Union, license B
2002 – 2004 Initiated and organized the hosting of the Bulgarian National Clay Championship for women
2002 – 2004 Tournament Director of the Bulgarian National Championships for Women
Web Designer, MS Office, AutoCAD and etc. Author and owner of websites:
2017 – Certificate from Bulgarian Tennis Federation for Contribution Tennis Development in Blagoevgrad municipality
2011 – Plaque from the Ministry of Youth and Sports for the most influential coach, that has introducing/recruiting the highest number of children to play sports (the award was not only for tennis, it included all sports in the District: tennis, soccer, volleyball, basketball, handball, baseball, softball, track and field, cross-country, gymnastics, swimming, chase etc.) in the Blagoevgrad municipality.