Meet our coaches
Each of our coaches has at least 15 years of personal tennis practice and 5 years of teaching. All our staff is ITF qualified.
Syed Zohair Raza
CEO & Founder
During the training in Spain Zohair was involved in many internship opportunities including a time as an assistant coach at Group Competition International Tennis Academy in Barcelona. He also completed multiple workshops with many industry professionals in Sports Coaching, PTR, assessment of a player's game etc.

With a heavy tennis background, the performance credits include:

Current ITF World Ranking as of 2020: #2794 in singles and #1785 in doubles;

Pakistan #1: in Juniors under 14; in Juniors under 18; Asia #6: in Juniors under 14;
Parminder Singh
Coach
Parminder started playing tennis at a very young age, was an Indian National Champion under 14 and reached the top 100 in the Indian national rankings. In addition, he played numerous international tournaments.

For the past 11 years he has coached in some of the most competitive clubs in UAE and India.
Josh Barry
Coach
Josh began playing tennis when he was 8 years old. He started casually and socially but started to enjoy competition and by 12 years old he was competing in Junior Division for TSA (Tennis South Africa). At 16 he was traveling and competing nationally until he injured his knee and lost the competitive nature. After school and university he decided to get into coaching and that is when he received his ITF level 1 coach qualification which enabled him to work as a tennis coach around the world.

His passion in coaching is seeing development and growth while striving for improvement, excellence in technique, development and mental growth.

Fahad Mohammed Faiz
Coach
Fahad began playing tennis when he was 5 years old. He played the qualifying event of the prestigious ATP250 CHENNAI OPEN 2015 as well as several ITF tournaments.

Fahad was traveling and competing nationally. His career highest ranking in Men's Singles is 22 in India. State ranking number 1 from under 12 to under 18 in Tamil Nadu. He was also a hitting partner of many ATP players such as Stanislas Wawrinka, Benoît Paire and Rajiv Ram. His highest ATP ranking is 1522.

He was working at Just Tennis in Chennai for 3 years before moving to France and Germany to get some experience in coaching during one year. He received his ITF level 1 and AITA Level 3 coach qualification which enabled him to work as a tennis coach all around the world.
Mahendra (Mahi)
Coach
Mahi has been playing tennis for the last 22 years. He won various state, national and university tournaments back home in India. During the past 15 years Mahi has helped hundreds of kids and adults, from beginners to advanced levels in Dubai.

While teaching he mainly focuses on mind and body coordination of a player as well as correct techniques of strokes and footwork.
Koffi Raphael Brou
Coach
Coach Koffi started playing tennis in 1988. He won several tournaments at a university level and participated in National and West African tournaments. He received his ITF level 1 & 2 coach qualifications which enabled him to work as a tennis coach around the world.

He worked at the Ivorian Tennis Federation for 12 years and was in charge of the junior teams coaching and, above all, accompanying them on overseas tournaments.

He has been coaching in Dubai for the past 6 years. His passion for coaching comes from his love for teaching, offering his knowledge to others and helping people to improve technically and tactically. His goal is to transmit his passion, experience while nurturing athletes.
Clément Vermeulen
Coach
Coach Clément was born in France in 1990 and started playing tennis at the age of 8. He reached the French 2nd series ranking at the age of 16 and kept playing competitively until he left for business school in 2008.

He graduated from the French Tennis Federation instructor program in 2014 and started teaching at the Franck Leroux Tennis Academy where he soon became the Director of Players and Coaches Development.

He was part of the first coach team of Mouratoglou Tennis Academy Dubai in December 2020.
Sergio Alonso Lasagabaster
Coach
Sergio started playing tennis at the age of 9 in Galicia in Spain. He quickly became a #1 under 12 in doubles alone with his partner. Sergio was also chosen to represent the Galician National Team in a match against Portugal.

Sergio won many under 14 doubles and singles tournaments in Ireland and represented his university as a doubles player in 3 different Spanish university level tournaments. Sergio won a doubles final match in the Madrid National Tournament in 2020. The same year Sergio graduated from European University of Madrid, where he got his Sports Science degree.

Sergio loves to be a part of players progress while they are having fun on the court. With students, he dedicates himself to teaching dynamic classes which focus on the tactical approach of the game while improving the overall conditioning.
Syed Zohair Raza
CEO & Founder
During the training in Spain Zohair was involved in many internship opportunities including a time as an assistant coach at Group Competition International Tennis Academy in Barcelona. He also completed multiple workshops with many industry professionals in Sports Coaching, PTR, assessment of a player's game etc.

With a heavy tennis background, the performance credits include:

Current ITF World Ranking as of 2020: #2794 in singles and #1785 in doubles;

Pakistan #1: in Juniors under 14; in Juniors under 18; Asia #6: in Juniors under 14;
Parminder Singh
Coach
Parminder started playing tennis at a very young age, was an Indian National Champion under 14 and reached the top 100 in the Indian national rankings. In addition, he played numerous international tournaments.

For the past 11 years he has coached in some of the most competitive clubs in UAE and India.
Josh Barry
Coach
Josh began playing tennis when he was 8 years old. He started casually and socially but started to enjoy competition and by 12 years old he was competing in Junior Division for TSA (Tennis South Africa). At 16 he was traveling and competing nationally until he injured his knee and lost the competitive nature. After school and university he decided to get into coaching and that is when he received his ITF level 1 coach qualification which enabled him to work as a tennis coach around the world.

His passion in coaching is seeing development and growth while striving for improvement, excellence in technique, development and mental growth.
Mahendra (Mahi)
Coach
Mahi has been playing tennis for the last 22 years. He won various state, national and university tournaments back home in India. During the past 15 years Mahi has helped hundreds of kids and adults, from beginners to advanced levels in Dubai.

While teaching he mainly focuses on mind and body coordination of a player as well as correct techniques of strokes and footwork.
Koffi Raphael Brou
Coach
Coach Koffi started playing tennis in 1988. He won several tournaments at a university level and participated in National and West African tournaments. He received his ITF level 1 & 2 coach qualifications which enabled him to work as a tennis coach around the world.

He worked at the Ivorian Tennis Federation for 12 years and was in charge of the junior teams coaching and, above all, accompanying them on overseas tournaments.

He has been coaching in Dubai for the past 6 years. His passion for coaching comes from his love for teaching, offering his knowledge to others and helping people to improve technically and tactically. His goal is to transmit his passion, experience while nurturing athletes.
Clément Vermeulen
Coach
Coach Clément was born in France in 1990 and started playing tennis at the age of 8. He reached the French 2nd series ranking at the age of 16 and kept playing competitively until he left for business school in 2008.

He graduated from the French Tennis Federation instructor program in 2014 and started teaching at the Franck Leroux Tennis Academy where he soon became the Director of Players and Coaches Development.

He was part of the first coach team of Mouratoglou Tennis Academy Dubai in December 2020.
Sergio Alonso Lasagabaster
Coach
Sergio started playing tennis at the age of 9 in Galicia in Spain. He quickly became a #1 under 12 in doubles alone with his partner. Sergio was also chosen to represent the Galician National Team in a match against Portugal.

Sergio won many under 14 doubles and singles tournaments in Ireland and represented his university as a doubles player in 3 different Spanish university level tournaments. Sergio won a doubles final match in the Madrid National Tournament in 2020. The same year Sergio graduated from European University of Madrid, where he got his Sports Science degree.

Sergio loves to be a part of players progress while they are having fun on the court. With students, he dedicates himself to teaching dynamic classes which focus on the tactical approach of the game while improving the overall conditioning.
Fahad Mohammed
Coach
Fahad began playing tennis when he was 5 years old. He played the qualifying event of the prestigious ATP250 CHENNAI OPEN 2015 as well as several ITF tournaments.

Fahad was traveling and competing nationally. His career highest ranking in Men's Singles is 22 in India. State ranking number 1 from under 12 to under 18 in Tamil Nadu. He was also a hitting partner of many ATP players such as Stanislas Wawrinka, Benoît Paire and Rajiv Ram. His highest ATP ranking is 1522.

He was working at Just Tennis in Chennai for 3 years before moving to France and Germany to get some experience in coaching during one year. He received his ITF level 1 and AITA Level 3 coach qualification which enabled him to work as a tennis coach all around the world.
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