Erik Csarnakovics

Erik Csarnakovics

Headcoach

COACHING EXPERIENCE

2008-present
Love 4 Tennis Academy, Bratislava, Slovakia
Founder, Headcoach
The currently biggest private tennis academy in Slovakia founded in 2008. During its existance many top ATP and WTA players have been either grown from the academy or spent substantial time with us as members. Few top names: Norbert Gomboš, Kristina Kučová, Uladzimir Ignatik, Filip Horanský or Miroslav Mečír Jr.

Personal coach of:

2015 - Uladzimir Ignatik - A Belorussian player who reached his highest ATP ranking of 137 in 2013.
2014 - Miroslav Mecír Jr. - A Slovak player who reached his highest ATP ranking of 169 in 2014.
2009-2012 - Norbert Gombos - A Slovak player who reached his highest ATP ranking of 103 in 2015.
2005-2008 - Group of former Slovak junior champs - Coaching of this group of talented Slovak youngsters (Celovsky, Gombos, Vittek, Klempa – all former Slovak junior champs) meant the groundwork for the idea of an independent, private tennis academy in Slovakia.
2003-2004 - Jarmila Wolfe (née Gajdošová, formerly Groth) - A Slovak-Australian player who reached her highest WTA ranking of 25 in 2011.

PLAYER EXPERIENCE

2005 - 2 x Slovak Champion
2002-2004 - Winner and runner up at Satellites and Futures
2002 - US National Champion Naia Div. Auburn, UN. Mondgomery
1997 - College Tennis – finishing 3rd at the World Universiade Sicily

EDUCATION

1995-2000 - University of Nitra, Slovakia (Sport and Finance and Management)
2001 - Highest Slovak national coaching degree

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Slovak, Hungarian – native speaker
Czech – fluent
English – fluent
German – fluent
Italian – basics