PINGPOD

Club Coaches

Club Coaches

Club coaches are expert players who understand the fundamentals of the game and have experience instructing and teaching. They are able to work on fundamentals or just act as hitting partners depending on need. $50/hour (lessons are for one or two persons – lessons for three+ is a different price, please contact customer service)

Carol Cai

Club Coach

Languages: English, Mandarin, Cantonese

Coach Cai started playing at the age of 9, training in the city of Shantou, China. She understands the importance of having solid fundamentals, and is excited to share her experiences and love for the sport.

(PINGPOD account required)

Masha Zolotukhina

Club Coach

Languages: Russian, English

Masha is creative and energetic coach with experience of training students to meet their goals. She helps you understand and practice the basic fundamentals as well as game strategies and techniques.

(PINGPOD account required)

Jeremy Weinberg

Club Coach

Languages: English

Jeremy grew up in New York playing tennis and taught it to children for years. He fully transitioned to table tennis in college. What he loves about this sport is the amount of creativity you can apply to each point.

(PINGPOD account required)

Emile Goldstein

Club Coach

Languages: English

Emile was a top player in the US as a junior. He has experience from training in China, and continues to compete in tournaments regularly. He would love to help you get to the level you deserve.

(PINGPOD account required)

Babatunde Adeyemi

Club Coach

Languages: English, Yoruba and Broken English

Coach Baba/Babatunde was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. Baba started playing table tennis at the age of 10 and developed a unique defensive chopping style. Baba’s motto is “NEVER GIVE UP!”

(PINGPOD account required)

Sean Reddy

Club Coach

Languages: English

Coach Sean has years of table tennis coaching experience, having helped his students achieve their goals. Sean is also training with other top coaches in the nation, aiming to improve his craft.

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Steven Granaturov

Club Coach

Languages: English, Russian

Coach Steven fell in love with the sport of table tennis at 9 years old. He constantly competes in tournaments all around the US. He’d love to spread his knowledge by helping other players improve.

(PINGPOD account required)

Moe Nassar

Club Coach

Languages: English, Arabic

Moe has played table tennis since middle school in Kuwait. He’s excited to share his knowledge of the sport and help you improve your game, regardless of age or level.

(PINGPOD account required)

Andrew Bui

Club Coach

Languages: English, Vietnamese, French

Andrew enjoys the intricacies of strategy and shot making. He has experience with a variety of pips, and inverted rubber. With a unique style and take on ping pong, Andrew can help you improve your game.

(PINGPOD account required)

Ilya Rivkin

Club Coach

Languages: English, Russian

Coach Ilya has a background playing multiple sports including handball and cycling. He can teach the fundamentals from many perspectives and has loads of resources to share. He’s also the CTO.

(PINGPOD account required)

Russell Legaspi

Club Coach

Languages: Filipino, English & Table Tennis

Coach Russell was born with a table tennis paddle! Bringing FUN in Fundamentals, his years of experience & technical insight to the game will provide players a clear path to reach their goals. 

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Leo Wang

Club Coach

Languages: Mandarin, English

Coach Tiancheng (Leo) started playing table tennis at 5 years old in Wuxi Table Tennis Training Center in China. He has an unique insight of pips rubber, serves, and third ball attack. 

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Mike Popov

Club Coach

Languages: English, Russian

Over the years Mike P has been learning Table Tennis from the best players and coaches in the area, discovering the most value in tactical and mental aspects of the game.

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David Oh

Club Coach

Languages: Korean, English, Japanese

Coach David takes responsibilities for all his students as his own. He helps students achieve their goals in an enjoyable and engaging way. David is our premier  PODLINGS coach!

(PINGPOD account required)

Brian Fong

Club Coach

Languages: English, Mandarin

Coach Brian has great passion for the game and his students. While coaching, he has understanding of strategy and tactics during gameplay and very supportive of students improving themselves as well.

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To play at PINGPOD requires PROOF OF VACCINATION as part of the KEY TO NYC

To play at PINGPOD requires PROOF OF VACCINATION as part of the KEY TO NYC