Ilia is a highly motivated coach with a wealth of experience. He has been teaching tennis for more than 10 years and initially started as a hitting partner for WTA players in Moscow. Throughout his career, he has helped hundreds of players achieve their goals, including scholarships and participation in college tennis in the USA (NCAA), while several of his U14 players were ranked top 4 in Russia (RTT). He is great with both amateurs and professional players focused on advancing their careers. As well as solid experience in the physical training of tennis players, Ilia has a deep understanding of sports nutrition and pharmacology.