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

Michiel Schapers

Coaching Career Highlights

  • Coached Maximilian Neuchrist
  • Coached Daniel Vacek (1991-1995)
  • Coached Alexander Radulescu (1991-1994)
  • Coached the Dutch Davis Cup team from 1998-2000
  • Coached Peter Wessels, John van Lottum, Edwin Kempes and Raemon Sluiter while working for the Dutch tennis Federation KNLTB (1995-2004)
  • Has also coached on the WTA Tour

Personal

  • His hobbies include sports in general, tennis and soccer primarily, as well as reading and debating
  • 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
  • Rotarian at Rotary Club Baarn from 2000 till 2007
  • Chairman of the Dutch IC from 2011 through 2014