Michael Ebert

Founder tennis4kids

Michael Ebert, MSc.

I have been working with children and young people at all levels of tennis for over 35 years. I regularly give lectures at international congresses and symposiums, especially in the area of “Kids Tennis”. Below is a small excerpt of my national and international activities.

Lecturer at international tennis congresses and symposia (excerpt)

  • 2010 KNLTB Tennis Symposium in Amsterdam
  • 2011 ITF World Coaches Conference in Egypt
  • 2012 ITF Play+Stay Symposium in London
  • 2013 ITF Word Coaches Conference in Mexico
  • 2014 USTA Tennis Teachers Conference in New York
  • 2015 DTB International Tennis Symposium in Berlin
  • 2015 ITF World Coaches Conference in Turkey
  • 2017 ITF World Coaches Conference in Bulgaria
  • 2018 ITF Regional Coaches Conference in Botswana
  • 2019 ITF World Coaches Conference in Bangkok
  • 2019 Symposium Tennis Vlandereen (Belgium)
  • 2022 Coach the Coaches (Vienna)

ÖTV – Österreichischen Tennisverband (2007 bis 2013)

  • National Director Kids Tennis Development
  • National Coach Kids Tennis 10u
  • Coordinator ITF Play & Stay Campaign in Austria
  • National Director Junior Tennis Development 12u/14u – ab 2010
  • Project Manager Girls Tennis (a three-year scientific project of the Austrian Tennis Association and the Ministry of Sport) – from 2011

ÖTV – Österreichischen Tennisverband (2023)

  • Author of the development guide ÖTV-Kidstennis
  • Training officer “Instructor tennis with a focus on children’s tennis”

Bundessportakademie (BSPA)

  • Instructor for kids’ tennis in various tennis courses at the BSPA Linz and Graz

Ball School Heidelberg – National Center Austria

  • Head of the National Center of the Ball School Heidelberg in Austria (since 2014)
  • Lecturer at the BSPA Linz as part of the “Instructor Ball School” training program
  • Link: www.ballschule.at


  • Lecturer for sports psychology/mental coaching/mental training in various courses (tennis, golf, volleyball, etc.) at the BSPA Linz
  • As a Master of Science in Mental Coaching, I coach a large number of athletes of all ages and abilities
  • Link: www.mentalcoach.tennis