August 2015-October 2017
Head Tennis Professional, Winchester Country Club, Winchester, VA
On court teaching of juniors and adults including (USTA Men’s & Ladies Teams clinics for 2.5s, 3.0s ,3.5s and 4.0s). Managing weekly adult flights, communicating with mem-bers through emails and in person. Coaching juniors from beginners to sectional and na-tional levels. "Tennis Specific Footwork Training" TSFT Program Director: I established  the "TSFT" program which aims to improve the power, speed, flexibility, balance, and agility of our competitive junior and adult tennis players.

September 2014-April 2015
Head Tennis Pro, John McEnroe Tennis Academy, Manhattan, NY
Private coach to both children and adults, averaging 40 hours per week. Responsible for group and academy teaching environments as well as individual lessons. Coaching some of the top young talent in the USA, working closely with directors on a daily basis. Coach to high profile clients and children of all abilities. Hitting partner with John McEnroe and top ITF players. 

June 2014-August 2014
Director of Tennis, Maine Golf & Tennis Academy, Belgrade, Maine
Managed all aspects of the summer tennis program. Delivered a tennis program that is appropriate for the age and ability of the campers. Prepared lesson plans and help im-prove the abilities of the campers. Scheduled and lead off-site tennis trips including USTA tournaments. Management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in the Tennis program area. Supervised the tennis coaches (staff of 6).

Graduate Assistant Coach, Bethune-Cookman University, FL
Assisted the Head Men’s and Women's Tennis Coach in all aspects of both tennis pro-grams. Responsibilities include recruiting and administrative duties, organizing and im-plementing practice sessions, on-court coaching, team travel, fundraising, assisting with monitoring student-athlete academic progress, administrative paperwork and other du-ties as assigned by the Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach.

June 2013-August 2013
Assistant Director of Tennis, Maine Golf & Tennis Academy, Maine
Managed all aspects of the summer tennis program under the program director. 

June-August 2010, 2011, 2012
Assistant Director of Tennis, Dimitar Tennis Academy, Santa Barbara, CA
Successfully managed the academy's day to day tasks and had staff to oversee.  

June 2009-September 2009
Tennis Instructor, Camp Frenchwoods, NY

June 2008-September 2008
Tennis Instructor, Camp Kennybrook, NY

Playing Experience
D-1 College Tennis, Competed on the ITF and Challenger Tours

Member of the USTA Mid-Atlantic Coaches Commission Committee

September 2011-to-date
World Anti-Doping Agency
WADA Certified

M.S. Transformative Leadership, Bethune Cookman University 
Certification in Sports Management, United States Sports Academy

B.S. Hospitality Management, Bethune Cookman University

USTA Sports Science Level 1
Tennis Performance Trainer (TPT) by ITPA
GPTCA C-Level International Coach


Emil Vassilev

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