I’m a very enthused and passionate tennis professional who has competed in the ITF and ATP Professional Tours, the Commonwealth Games, All Africa Games medalist and the Islamic Solidarity Games (2015, 2017), amongst others.
- I was awarded the Olympic Scholarship for London 2012 and Rio
-also an overall winner at the YAA award amongst others
-check resume for more details
Coaching / Work Experience
2018 - Present
Tennis coach, Tompkins Tennis International
- Developed young professionals in the Ranked Junior Programme, an intense mentally and physically challenging program designed for top players with a minimum USTA Norcal ranking of 100 in their respective age groups.
- Introduced children to tennis in the Future Slammers Programme, which focused on developing hand-eye coordination and developing the basic fundamentals for the game.
- Worked in a range of other children’s programmes, including the Junior Aces and Junior Masters Programmes and Training Programme II and III, to develop their game to high level competition
2018 - 2018
Volunteer, Uganda Charity Trust Fund
- Provided tennis coaching to under privileged children for a programme sponsored by the charity, who focus on providing opportunities to alleviate poverty through sport.
2015 - 2018
CEO, Mutima Tennis
- Established the Mutima Tennis Programme for entry-level, beginner and intermediate players and aspiring junior professionals, with two daily classes hosting on average 14 children a class.
- Established Tennis Fit, an adult fitness programme that provides all-round fitness exercises with drills that are specifically designed towards tennis.
- Initiated the Friday Tennis Challenge (FTC), a platform for regional professional and high-level amateur players to compete. This FTC also raised awareness for high-level tennis in Uganda and culminated in Uganda being readmitted into the International Tennis Federation after a 7-year hiatus. The FTC also worked with a number of external parties, including Tradelance, which was one of the first e-ticketing systems in Uganda.
Former professional tennis player: Yes
Career high in official ATP / WTA ranking:
500 - 1000 (in )
Other results: • Kampala F4 Futures doubles champion, with Anton Chekhov (2018)
• Mozambique F1 Futures doubles champion, with Hassan Ndayishimiye (2015)
• Senegal F1 Futures doubles champion, with Clifford Enosoregbe (2009)
• Burundi F1 Futures doubles champion, with Hendrik Coertzen (2008)
• Rwanda Open men’s doubles champion (2017)
• Kenya Open singles champion (2010, 2012, 2014, 2017)
• Uganda Open singles champion (2009, 2011, 2015)
• Goma Open singles champion (2013)
• Kenya Open men’s doubles champion (2010, 2012)
• Uganda Open men’s doubles champion (2009, 2011)
• Kenya Open mixed doubles champion (2010)
• Burundi Open singles champion (2009)
• Burundi Open men’s doubles champion (2009)
• Tanzania Open singles champion (2009)
• Tanzania Open men’s doubles champion (2009)
• Africa Junior Tennis Championships men’s doubles champion (2006)
Preferences & specialties
I am interested in: Coaching, Scouting talent, Match analysis, Giving clinics, Radio/tv commentary, Brand promotion, Tournament organisation, Other opportunities
Coaching preference: Head Coach, Tennis coach, Private coach, Hitting partner, Tennis professional, Travelling coach
Specialties: Technique, Motivation, Development, Physics, Analysis
Net salary: $100 - $150 - Per hour
Willingness to travel for tournaments: Yes
Target job locations: Europe, Australia / New Zealand, North America, South America, Asia, Africa
Willing to relocate: Yes
My Favorite Quote
Tell Me And I Forget,
Teach Me And I May Remember,
Involve Me And I Learn!
- Benjamin Franklin