Ad personam

Ste­phan Medem is a play­er, scout, coach, men­tal expert and aut­hor. As an ATP-TOUR pro­fes­sio­nal, he tra­vel­led the world for many years and won seve­ral titles. He also par­ti­ci­pa­ted in the main- draws at the French Open, in Wim­ble­don and at the Tour­na­ment of Cham­pi­ons in Forest Hills.

Here is a clo­ser look at his ten­nis-care­er: ITF World Cham­pi­on, Euro­pean Cham­pi­on (Kings Cup), Mem­ber of the Swiss Davis-Cup-Team, »All Ame­ri­can« Cham­pi­on, mul­ti­ple Ger­man and Swiss Cham­pi­on, more than 20 years of natio­nal league in Switz­er­land and Ger­ma­ny, WTA-Tour-Coach of seve­ral play­ers, inclu­ding Clau­dia Por­wik (WTA 25), Anca Bar­na (WTA 48), Mei­ke Babel (WTA 28), Lau­ra Gil­de­meis­ter (WTA 14), Kari­na Hab­su­do­va (WTA 8 and win­ner of the US-Open Juni­ors), Bar­ba­ra Ritt­ner (WTA 21 und cur­rent natio­nal coach of Ger­ma­ny and the Por­sche ten­nis team).

He also work­ed as a coach for the Bava­ri­an Ten­nis Asso­cia­ti­on (BTV) and the Ger­man Ten­nis Fede­ra­ti­on (DTB). During his play­ing care­er, he had the honour to be the spar­ring part­ner of world class ath­le­tes like Boris Becker, Goran Iva­nis­e­vic, John McEn­roe, Jim­my Con­nors, Pete Sam­pras, Jim Cou­rier, Ivan Lendl, And­re Agas­si, Yan­nick Noah, Stef­fi Graf, Mar­ti­na Hin­gis, Gabrie­la Saba­ti­ni, Moni­ca Seles, Chris Evert, Mar­ti­na Nav­ra­ti­l­o­va and many more.

Men­tal-Expert & Bestseller-Author

Befo­re tur­ning pro­fes­sio­nal, he work­ed as a school tea­cher for phy­si­cal edu­ca­ti­on in Switz­er­land. After his pro­fes­sio­nal care­er, Steph stu­di­ed sports psy­cho­lo­gy, asi­an mar­ti­al arts and medi­ta­ti­on (Tai-Chi, Kung-Fu, Kali, Chi-Gong). Steph is a mem­ber of GPTCA and FEPSAC. He was a scout for »IMG« and as an aut­hor he has published two books. »Living is lear­ning!« descri­bes his main phi­lo­so­phy in life. Wha­te­ver Your play­ground, the HEAD-man makes you win! In sports, job & life!