2019 Tennis Programs

2019 KOA Tennis Program

IRC is happy to be working with KOA Sports to arrange tennis camps, lessons and other clinics for IRC members. 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Marco at Marco@KoaSports.org or call him at 301-943-1678. Also, you can visit Koa website at www.KoaSports.org. For IRC related questions you can contact Aziz Araji at aaraji@gmail.com.

About the Instructors

Marco, a USPTA certified Tennis instructor, takes great pride in sharing his passion for the sport with players of all ages in the Mid-Atlantic communities through Koa Tennis, a company which he runs and operates. On a mission to promote physical activity and sportsmanship values within the community, Koa Tennis provides professional grade tennis facilities, as well as a wide range of affordable and high-quality programs aimed at practitioners of all levels. Following a Bachelor’s of Science with a focus in Kinesiology & Sports Marketing / Management, Marco set out to deepen his studies and earn a Master’s degree in Sports Industry Management at Georgetown University. His professional experiences within the Tennis industry have been diverse, focusing on both the actual coaching and the business side. An extensive employment history allowed Marco to gain precious insights on the managerial and business areas of the industry. Previous experiences include working as an executive director at the Youth Impact Program and Program Manager at Junior Tennis Champions Center in College Park, Maryland. As a coach, Marco is passionate about interacting directly with tennis students and players: He has been a coach at institutions the likes of Flint Hill School (Oakton, VA), Holy Child School (Potomac, MD) and Chevy Chase Club (Chevy Chase, MD). For more information on Inverness Tennis, please contact Marco at Marco@KoaSports.org.

Perris is currently a touring tennis professional player and USPTA tennis instructor. He has been playing tennis at a high-performance level for over 10 years. Perris was one of the top Mid-Atlantic junior players for more than 15 years. He practices with top 100 professional players from all over the world including some players who compete in the Grand Slams. Perris is also a certified tennis instructor for over 5 years. He teaches players from all ages and skill levels. Perris has been with Koa Tennis for 3 years.

Nim is new to the Koa Tennis staff. Coach Nim went to Miami University (OH) where she received her undergraduate degree in Finance. Coach Nim played on the varsity tennis team for four years at Miami University where she competed in both singles and doubles matches. After graduating, Coach Nim became an assistant coach for the women’s tennis team. Coach Nim recently graduated from Georgetown University with a Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management. In 2017, Coach Nim worked for Lagardere Sports as an associate. She worked in the Special Events department for the Citi Open tournament and oversaw executing Citi Open’s first ever week-long junior summer camp along with overseeing various other tennis clinics and special events before and during the tournament.

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