Junaid is the Director and Head Coach of University Tennis Academy. His extensive playing and coaching background in over 20 countries allows him to bring a vast amount of experience and coaching methodology to lead the team. He is formally the #1 Ranked Junior in Australia and Nationally Ranked Division #1 College player, participating in professional tournaments around the world and coaching professionally ranked players. Junaid has a strong working background in Strength & Conditioning, creating programs and training high level athletes across multiple sports. He also has 3 degrees in Engineering, working as a space electronics engineer for a number of years.
Karina is a highly experienced and certified coach and a former Fed Cup representative for Kazakhstan. She was a top junior and travelled the world playing many pro level tour tournaments before heading to the states for Division #1 college tennis. There she played in the top of the line-up winning over 80% of her matches and graduating Summa Cum Laude (highest honours). Karina is a major addition to the UTA Team and bring technical and mental excellence to her lessons.
Michela, a PTR certified coach, is a full time consultant. She has coached internationally with an extensive playing background. Michela plays in our National Team and was one of the best juniors in Italy. She has a bubbly personality, is one of the hardest workers you will meet and is her passion for playing and teaching tennis is very well alive.