Collins is a former player, who at one point was ranked National No. 7 in his home country of Nigeria. He has played on the ITF Circuit and achieved a world professional ranking of No. 1,688 in 2004. At the end of his playing career, he choose to qualify as a professional coach and has been practising this since 2010. Collins is a fun loving and gregarious character and this is something he tries to transmit to his students during lessons. His ultimate philosophy is that tennis has to be a fun and enjoyable sport!