Bringing his innovative European coaching techniques to the US Touring Coach Magic Lincer has successfully applied them as Euro Tennis Academy Director in Greenwich and New Haven, CT. Magic has experienced firsthand every aspect of coaching competitive tennis from the elite level of ATP & WTA Professional Players, ITF Junior and Wheelchair circuit players, to tennis enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. With his perspective of coaching at the highest levels of the sport, he has been able to adapt the coaching-style of the elite level player to jump-start tennis games for both adults and juniors at every level.
Magic’s Coaching Experience:
• US Open NY 2000-2014 Coached ATP, WTA, ITF and ITF Wheelchair players
• Coached world ranked #2 WTA Professional Player
• Coached world ranked #1 ITF 2007 Wimbledon Champion Junior and US Open finalist
• #1 Ranked in the USA Wheelchair Tennis Junior
• Coached and Managed world ranked #3 Wheelchair Tennis Pro
• 2008-2011 Hitting partner to former #1 WTA Professional Player
• Master’s of Physical Education/Certified Tennis Coach Academy of Physical Education Wroclaw
• PTR Certification
• ITF Certified Wheelchair Tennis Coach, USTA Wheelchair Tennis Committee
Owner / Director of Tennis
German Lopez Montoya
High Performance Touring Coach
German joins our team from Barcelona, Spain. He was formerly ranked 61 ATP and has played Grand Slams and Davis Cup for team Spain. As a young player he won the U12-14-16-18 Spain Championships. He has coached Anastasia Pvlyuchenkova, Garbine Muguruza, Carla Suarez Navarro, Maria Jose Martinez, Arancha Parra, Francesca Schiavione, and Thomaz Bellucci.
Cristina recently graduated from Nichols College where she was a two-year captain of the Tennis Team and continues to be the record holder for Most Doubles Wins. With over ten years of experience playing competitive tennis and seven years of coaching, she hopes to encourage others to love the sport as she has. Cristina’s experience with coaching tennis began at MLTA after training here herself through High School in the High Performance program. While at Nichols she specialized in Psychology.
Mara who played for the Puerto Rico Tennis Team in the Central American & Caribbean Games also Competed in five Central American Youth Tournaments with a ranking of #1 in Puerto Rico in the 18-, 16-, and 14-and under age groups.
Mara formed the Junior Tennis Team of Puerto Rico as a young player and moved on to play at the University of Sacred Heart in Puerto Rico. She has since remained involved in promoting tennis by organizing and implementing Junior Tennis Tournaments for the International Tennis Federation. She brings great enthusiasm and experience to all of her lessons.
Brandon is a senior at Nichols College in MA. In addition to playing Varsity on the Nichols' tennis team, Brandon has taught tennis throughout CT. He has worked with players of all ages and all levels. His own extensive playing experience has helped many young players improve their game and player strategies. His love for the game can be seen in the clinics and lessons he conducts.
Mark’s diverse tennis skills include being a USTA and ITA Official, USPTA Instructor, College Tennis Recruiting Scout, Assistant Coach at the United States Coast Guard Academy and The University of Rhode Island and an avid player in the USTA League. His passion and enthusiasm for the game is evident in all of his tennis activities and he is excited to be able to use his skill set for the benefit of all players at the Magic Lincer Tennis Academy.
Hartford native, Weaver High School and UCONN Graduate. Stack is a Youth Advocate, Motivational Speaker, former football player for the UCONN Huskies from 2004 – 2008. He played briefly with Georgia Force (AFL) arena football league before the league folded in 2008. Recipient of “100 Men of Color” award for community works and activism. Stack has trained and helped over 50 student-athletes earn D1 scholarships to Top 20 rated college programs. He is experienced in training Football, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Lacrosse, Tennis, Field Hockey, and Track.