Michiel
Schapers
Birthplace
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Residence
Vienna, Austria
Speaks
Dutch, English, French, German, Italian
Coach Since
1991

Michiel Schapers

STATUS

  • Coaching Maximilian Neuchrist

COACHING CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Coached Daniel Vacek (1991-1995), who achieved his best ATP ranking 26 in singles and 3 in doubles
  • Coached Alexander Radulescu (1991-1994), who achieved his best ATP ranking of 51 in singles
  • Coached the Dutch Davis Cup team from 1998-2000. 
  • Coached several Dutch Top-100 players while working for the Dutch tennis Federation KNLTB (1995-2004). The players included Peter Wessels, John van Lottum, Edwin Kempes and Raemon Sluiter.
  • Coached on the ITF Junior Tour and WTA Tour

PERSONAL

Hobbies: Sports in general with Tennis and Soccer as favorites, Reading, Debating

Charity: Co-founder and former chairman of Stichting Jeugd In Beweging, an organization in the Almere area (Netherlands) which makes it possible for under privileged kids to go on guided summer holidays and participate in free swimming lessons

Community involvement: Rotarian at Rotary Club Baarn from 2000 till 2007. Chairman of Dutch IC from 2011 through 2014.