Michiel is a fully qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under the RDTF (Royal Dutch Tennis Federation). Originally from The Netherlands, Michiel has been teaching tennis since 2008 in Europe, the Middle East, Australia and Asia. Michiel was previously a Senior Coach at the Jakarta International Tennis Academy, and for the Athletic Kings in Bahrain. Michiel has also held Head Coach roles at the Lawn Tennis Club De Haanenbergh in the Netherlands & Tennis World in Sydney, Australia, and also a Senior Professional role at the Remuera Racquets Club in Auckland, New Zealand. On the social side, Michiel enjoys scuba diving, hiking, reading, yoga, running & cooking.