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Ivan Tarabaric - Tennis Coach


Ivan Tarabaric

Hi, I’m a Certified Tennis Coach with extensive competitive level experience and a strong focus on promoting communication and active listening skills. My ultimate goal is to develop outstanding tennis players and help them reach their full potential on and off the court.  I am comfortable working both independently and in team settings, and I always strive to foster a positive and supportive environment that encourages growth and development. With a proven track record of athlete success, I am confident that I can help players of all levels improve their game and achieve their tennis goals.


October 2019 – Current: Faculty of Kinesiology |University of Split – special graduate professional study – Tennis

October 2021: GPTCA-C License, Global Professional Tennis Coach Association, Tennis Academy Bogdan Obradovic, Belgrade, Serbia

November 2023: GPTCA-B License, Global Professional Tennis Coach Association, Tennis Academy Bogdan Obradovic, Belgrade, Serbia

Coaching times & fees
  • Please contact Ivan direct via email or WhatsApp.
  • He can be contacted via WhatsApp on +385994010100
  • Or you can contact him using email on ivantarabaric@gmail.com



Over the years, I have had great success in coaching athletes to achieve their goals, and my coaching style is detail-oriented and focused on individual player needs. I believe that communication and active listening are crucial in developing a strong relationship with my players and ensuring that we work together towards achieving their goals.


May 2023 – November 2023: Sunball Reisen GmbH, Germany

  • Tennis and padel coach in the Luxury Hotel Resort for summer season
  • Weakly tournament organization to give guests best possible experience

March 2022 – April 2023: Aignerkarner Gbr Tennis and more, Germany

  • Head coach during full season
  • Organized Summer Camp for 2022 season
  • Organized and lead camp trainings for best players/competitors

May 2020 — August 2021: Tennis Coach at Tenis Academy Stobreč, Split, Croatia

  • Created and organized summer tennis camps for 2 years
  • Collaborated with Tennis Department Officials and Coordinators
  • Created individualized plans that supported the goals of athletes
  • Cooperated with conditional coach to maximize athlete performance and ensured quality rest and proper diet
  • Coached tennis players in advanced game specific techniques and competition strategies and importance of visualization

June 2018 — January 2020: Tennis Coach at Tenis Klub Split, Split, Croatia

  • Worked in tennis school and developed individual and group programs and lesson plans
  • Cooperated with conditional coach
  • Constant use of positive reinforcement and gentle criticism to maximize efficiency of technique mastering
  • Promoted positive environment for all athletes, which led to demising stress and increase of athlete will and motivation




I am thrilled to share our experience working with Ivan, a driven and goal-oriented coach who has been an integral part of our tennis academy. As the owners of the academy, we have had the pleasure of seeing Ivan develop many players who have achieved great success under his guidance. Ivan's dedication and hard work have resulted in a track record of great success, as evidenced by the many players he has developed and helped to reach their goals. He is a meticulous coach who pays attention to every detail and is always looking for ways to improve his players' performance. What sets Ivan apart from others is his ability to instill a sense of confidence and self-belief in his players, which is critical to achieving success in tennis. He creates a positive and supportive environment that encourages growth and development, and his passion for the game is infectious. In short, Ivan is an outstanding coach who has made a significant contribution to the success of our academy. We wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a coach who is committed to helping players achieve their goals and reach their full potential.

Jernej Karner & Peter Aigner (AignerKarner GbR tennis and more owners )


I am pleased to share my experience working alongside Ivan, who was the head coach for the tennis school, overseeing the development of kids under 12, while I was the head tennis coach at our academy. Ivan is an exceptional coach who has a natural talent for working with young players. He has a patient and encouraging coaching style that inspires confidence in his students and motivates them to improve. His passion for the game is contagious, and he has a unique ability to make tennis fun and engaging for his students. Ivan is a dedicated coach who always puts the best interests of his students first. He is diligent in his planning and preparation, and he pays attention to every detail to ensure that his students receive the best possible instruction. As the head coach for the tennis school, Ivan was responsible for overseeing the development of young players and ensuring that they received the coaching and support they needed to succeed. He did an exceptional job, and we are proud of the many players who have gone on to achieve great success under his guidance. In short, Ivan is an outstanding coach and was a valuable member of our team. I am grateful for the opportunity to have worked alongside him and would wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a coach who is dedicated to helping young players reach their full potential.

Duje Tomasović (head coach TK SPLIT)


Ivan was not only a great player, but also a fantastic person to work with and an excellent sparring partner for our best players. Ivan was always a pleasure to play with, both on and off the court. He was a true sportsman, always showing respect and good sportsmanship towards his opponents. His positive attitude and dedication to the sport were inspiring to his fellow players and coaches alike. In addition to his outstanding sportsmanship, Ivan was a great sparring partner for our best players. He was always up for a challenge and pushed himself to improve his game. His skills and commitment to the sport were evident in his performance on the court. Overall, Ivan was an outstanding student who brought a positive attitude and dedication to the sport of tennis. He was a great player to work with. I have no doubt that he will continue to achieve great things in his tennis career, and we wish him all the best in his future endeavors.

Vedran Martić (Croatian Davis Cup / Karen Khachanov coach)