KITE & WINDSURF TEAM 2015

The 2015 Team

Dominic, Ronan, Andi, Piotr, Max, Math, Gabi, Nico, Laurent, Frank, Albert, Ivan, Chris (standing)
Snezha, Tanja, Nora, Laura, Claire

Ronan

Nationality
French

Age
42

Languages
french, english, german, spanish

  • Studies of Sport and Management in University of Caen ( 1996)
  • Professional Competitor in Windsurfing ( 1992-1998)
  • ION CLUB Teammember since 1998
  • Skyriders Teammember since 2001
  • Centermanager at Club Mistral / Skyriders :
    Dahab 1998-1999
    Cabarete 1999-2000
    Cabo Verde 2000-2001
    El Yaque 2001-2002
  • Since 2004 he is Center Manager in Golf de Roses
  • Windsurf-/ Kitesurfteacher-Licences: FFV, FFVL ( french national diplomes).

Nora

Nationality
German

Age
36

Languages
german, english, french, spanish

  • Club MistralTeammember since 1999
  • Club Mistral Windsurfinginstructor in: Dahab 1999, Cabarete 2000, Cabo Verde 2000-2001, El Yaque 2001 - 2002
  • IST - Studies by correspondence for Tourism -/ and Sportmanagement ( diplome 2001)
  • Travel GmbH in Headoffice / Germany  from May 2002- January 2004
  • German diplome as a travelagent 2004 ( Reiseverkehrskauffrau).
  • In Golf de Roses since Center Opening in 2004

Ivan - Windsurf Head Instructor

Nationality
Italian

Age
42

Languages
Italian, english , german, spanish, russian

  • He studied at the University of Tourism Rimini (1993-1996), Economics department, Economist.
  • Then he became Diving Instructor and worked from 1996-2001 (Padi Diving instructor, Commercial diver lisence).
  • After working as a Sailing instructor from 2004 to 2006 he made VDWS Windsurf Instructor licence.
  • He joined the ION CLUB Family in 2011 and became Center manager for ION CLUB Marsa Alam,where he spent 4 seasons from 2011-2013 and Safaga 2013-2014.
  • Due to the egyptian situation he was leaving Egypt together with his second half Snezha and they got married last year in Italy.
  • After a couple of months in Fuerteventura he finally joined ION CLUB Golf de Roses this spring 2015! We wish him a fantastic season!

Snezha - Shop and Guest Relation

Nationality
Russian

Age
40

Languages
Russian, english and learning spanish

  • She grew up in Moscow and studied at the Moscow State University (1991-1996), Department of history, Social anthropologist.
  • She started to Windsurf during her vacations in Egypt where she met Ivan as her Windsurf Instructor
  • She left Russia to join him in 2011 at the ION CLUB Marsa Alam Centre
  • She became Office manager at ION CLUB Marsa Alam 2011-2014 and
    Safaga 2013-2014 where she took care of all the needs and whishes of the clients.
  • Since this spring 2015 she is working in ION CLUB Golf de Roses where she is running the Surf Shop and takes care of the wellbeing of our guests!

Mathieu - Kite & Windsurf Instructor

Nationality
French

Age
23

Languages
French, English and Spanish

  • Windsurf Instructor (French Federation) and Trainer since 2011
  • Mathieu was working as a Windsurf Instructor in France at the Cercle Nautique de Cap D'ail from 2011 to 2013.
  • Since the summer 2014 he is working in the Golf de Roses Team as a Windsurf Instructor!
  • Last winter he became a real kite- addict and became IKO Kite- Instructor
  • This season 2015 he is working mainly as a Kiteinstructor with us.
  • Mathieu is a real waterman - he loves all the sports : windsurfing/Kitesurfing/Surfing/Stand up Paddling.

Piotr - Assistant

Nationality
Polish

Age
24

Languages
Polish, English, Arabic, French basic

 

  • He studies Middle east history and politics.
  • Piotr likes travelling, finding work to earn money for the next travel
  • Started windsurfing many years ago, besides as hobbies he also likes snowboard, skimboard, ski
  • This summer 2015 he spends at ION CLUB Golf de Roses as an assistant, we wish him wind and fun!

Nico - Windsurf Instructor

Nationality
French

Age
23

Languages
French, English, Spanish basic

  • Nico is Windsurf Instructor (BPJEPS) since2010:
    In UCPA (Hyeres) 2012-2014;
    In CMV (Toulon) 2014;
    In Yacht Club (Toulon) 2014;
    In Yacht Club (La Londe) 2010-2011
    In Coych (Hyeres) 2010
  • During winter season he works in ski shop leasing and selling ski/snowboard equipment  in l`Alpe d`Huez.
  • His favourit sports are: windsurfing, SUP, skateboard, bmx, snowboard
  • This summer he is working for the first time for ION CLUB Golf de Roses.

 

 

Tanja

Nationality
German

Age
29

Languages
German, Spanish, Catalan, English

  • Tanja lives and workes since many years in Spain during the summers thats why she speaks perfect spanish.
  • During the winters you can meet her mostly in the swiss Alps.
  • Since Summer 2013 she is working for ION CLUB golf de Roses!
  • You will meet her at the front desk, she is responsible of the rentals, lesson organisation, guest relation and make sure all guest are happy!
  • Tanja really enjoys Stand Up Paddling!

Andreas - Assistant

Nationality
German

Age
33

Languages
German, English and learning Spanish

  • Andi is from Berlin and dicovered 2008 his new passion: Windsurfing.
  • Since this moment he  was regulary travelling as a guest of ION CLUB and visited several centres.
  • Since this spring 2015 he is working in ION CLUB Golf de Roses as an assistant.
  • With his talent in reparing and construction with all kind of materials he is supporting our team a lot.
  • He is our shaper - so if your board is broken - Andi can fix it!

Frank - Windsurf Instructor

Nationality
Dutch

Age
19

Languages
Dutch, German, English and starting Spanish

  • Frank learned Windsurfing when he was a little boy and he is a real speed - enthusiast!
  • Windsurf Instructor from the Netherlands
  • Since summer 2014 he is working in the Golf de Roses Team as a Windsurf Instructor!
  • Now he is back with us this summer 2015 and teaching with enthusiasm specially dutch kids.

Albert - Windsurf Instructor

Nationality
spanish

Age
29

Languages
Catalan, spanish,english and french

  • Albert studied arcitecture in Barcelona
  • But his passion have been waterstports, this is why he is working as a windsurfing instructor since a few summers.
  • The past summer he became IKO Kitesurf Instructor
  • Since summer 2014 he is a ION CLUB Teammember in Golf de Roses and teaches Windsurfing and Surf'n Play.

Dominic - Kitesurf Instructor

Nationality
austrian

Age
25

Languages
german and english

  • He is a certified Kitesurf Instructor from Austria and teaches since many years.
  • You will find Dominic mainly in Ski-Destinations in wintertime and in the summers he was working as a Kite Instructor in Austria or Spain.
  • Since summer 2014 he supports the Kite- Team at ION CLUB Golf de Roses.
  • We wish him a windy season 2015.