KITE & WINDSURF TEAM 2016

The 2016 Team

standing: Quentin, Mathieu, Ronan, Laurent, Ivan, Martin, Andi, Bart, Henrick, Gabriel
sitting: Jordan, Snezha, Zofia, Tanja, Nora, Laura, Sylvana, Albert

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.

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!

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.