August 2020-to-date
ACADEMY DIRECTOR AND HEAD PRO FOR MATCH POINT TENNIS ACADEMY
- Analyzes and review the progress of the tennis operations staff
- Conducts meetings and clinics for trainers and junior coaches development
- Allocation of private classes, fixing the fees structure for Head Coach, Jr.coaches and trainers

August 2020-to-date
TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR FOR ALL INDIA TOURNAMENTS FOR MPTA
- Applying online to AITA and TNTA for conducting the National series/Championship series/Talent series tournaments
- Coordinating with TNTA for appointment of Chief Referee
- Promotion of the tournament via whatsapp, facebook and website
- Emailing the fixtures to different newspapers for updating the tournament daily including Hindu and Adyar Times
- Inviting the Chief Guest for prize distribution and organizing high tea

April 2018-July 2020
HEAD COACH IN MATCH POINT TENNISACAEDMY
- Provided a tennis program that caters for all adult, kids and elite players, incorporating group coaching, free clinics, social tennis, and private classes.
- Took incharge in preparation, organization, and actively aiming to increase participants
- Ensured health and safety is at the highest standard both on and off the court
- A team player and proactively taking care that all the clients have proper attire, water and equipments to play

April 2016-March 2018
HEAD COACH INBESANT NAGAR CLUB
- Developed the mindset and stamina of training players for 8 hours a day
- Had experience with kids from age 6-9, with teenagers 11-16 and I also worked with adults
- Trained 35+ tournament playing adults on game plan, strategies and overall development of their game

October 2010-March 2016
HEAD COACH MADURAI DISTRICT UNDER TAMIL NADU TENNIS ASSOCIATION
- Overall in charge of encouraging and promoting tennis activity for the entire district
- Approaching schools and colleges for creating awareness and advantages of playing a lifelong sport like tennis
- Preparing training program for advance level players for playing high performance tennis
- Creating a tournament schedule for eliteplayers for travelling for matches
- Travelling with players and evaluate their performance

February 2006-September 2010
HEAD COACH & TRAVELLING COACH AT TEAM TENNIS SOUTH
- Assisted the Academy Director with daily tasks and program planning
- Worked in accordance with the goals and criteria of the academy and their training systems
- Worked with Mahesh Bhupathi for MISSION WIMBLEDON 2018 held at Team Tennis South in 2008
- Travelled with tournament players and helped them to implemented powerful instruction throughout the competition

September 2004-January 2006
COACH AT RAINTREE CLUB, MALAYSIA: Kids & Adults
- Trained adults during weekdays (individual class) and kids during weekends (group class)
- Individual training involved rallies and set play, group classes involved drills and kids centered practice environment
- Doubles related drills for veteran men and housewives who play tennis for fun

December 2003-January 2006
COACH AT DUTA TENNIS ACADEMY, MALAYSIA: Specifically for Kids
- Handled elementary kids with fun games and hand eye co-ordination activities
- Assistant Davis Cup Coach for Lawn Tennis Malaysia vs.Hong Kong in 2005
- Helped intermediate players to master their forehand, backhand and serve techniques

Playing Career

Won All India Inter university tournament (2003)
Madras university tennis captain (2003)
At 18, ranked no.9 in the state level tournaments (2002)
At 16, ranked top 20 in India (1999)

2020. 2021
ITF Academy certifications
ITF Academy certifications

2013
GPTCA C-Level International Coach

2011
All India tennis association grade 4

2009
ITF Level 1

Academic

St.Michaels Academy - Adyar, Chennai
Loyola College - Nungumbakkam, Chennai


2000-2003
B.COM
MBA in Finance

Wipro (BPO)
Finance and Accounting Process
Process Invoice /Purchase Orders / Bank Reconciliation
Handle Inbound Calls from the properties in the U.S

Kingfisher Airlines
Guest Service agent
- Creating the first impression with the guest Check in Counters
- Giving the boarding pass to the guest
- Creating a positive impression by treating passengers as guests Boarding Gate
- Keep the guest posted with the Arrivals timings
- Greet the guest while deplaning from the Aeroplane
- Guide them to the arrival hall
- Help them identify and collect their baggage Roving agent
- Provide mobile boarding pass to the guest
- Creating more personal interaction with the guest
BMA
- Despersement of the baggage to the required destination Lounge
- It’s a place where guest wait till the boarding converse with the guest and meet their needs

Ramp
- Region of aircraft movement and Parking
LCC
- Load competency course

K. Manoj Balaji Kannan

Email: manojbalaji@gmail.com
Phone no.: 9884578026  /044 24488797