KITE & WINDSURF TEAM 2014

The 2014 Team

Dominic, Toni,Jeroen, Frank, Tanja, Ronan, Niels, Valentina, Tatjana, William, Nora, Lukasz, Thibaut, Olivier, Albert, Tim, Mathieu, Franz.

Ronan

Nationality
French

Age
41

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 ION CLUB / 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
35

Languages
german, english, french, spanish

  • ION CLUB Teammember since 1999
  • ION CLUB Windsurfinginstructor in: Dahab 1999, Cabarete 2000, Cabo Verde 2000-2001, El Yaque 2001 - 2002
  • IST - Studies by correspondence for Tourism -/ and Sportmanagement ( diplome 2001)
  • ION CLUB 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

Mathieu - Windsurf Instructor

Nationality
French

Age
22

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.
  • This summer 2014 he is working in the Golf de Roses Team as a Windsurf Instructor!
  • Mathieu is a real waterman - he loves all the sports : windsurfing/ Surfing/Stand up Paddling and also Kitesurfing.

Tanja

Nationality
German

Age
28

Languages
German, Spanish, Catalan, English

  • Tanja lives and workes since many years in Spain during the summers thats why she speaks perfect spanis.
  • 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!

Frank - Windsurf Instructor

Nationality
Dutch

Age
18

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
  • This summer 2014 he is working in the Golf de Roses Team as a Windsurf Instructor!

Albert - Windsurf Instructor

Nationality
spanish

Age
28

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.
  • Since this summer 2014 he is a ION CLUB Teammember in Golf de Roses.

Valentina

Nationality
Italian

Age
27

Languages
Italian, German, Spanish, French and English

  • Valentina 'Vale' comes from the north of Italy in the middle of the south-tirol Alps.
  • Apart from studying she spent most of the winters as a Ski-Instructor.
  • She started Windsurfing in Sardinia where she worked a few summers.
  • Since Summer 2012 she is working for ION CLUB Golf de Roses!
  • You will meet her in our Surfshop, she will introduce you to the latest fashion and help you to find the right harness - we are sure she speaks your language.
  • Vale is really excited about Kitesurfing and now mastering good jumps!

Lukasz - Windsurf Instructor

Nationality
polish

Age
30

Languages
poslish,english and spanish

  • ION CLUB Teammember since 2012 in Golf de Roses
  • 2013 he worked at ION CLUB Karpathos as a Windsurf Instructor
  • 2014 he joins our team again in Golf de Roses - we wish him a nice summer.

Tatjana - Windsurf Instructor

Nationality
german

Age
20

Languages
German and english

  • Tatjana practises Windsurfing since many years with her family.
  • Last year she became a Windsurf Instructor and worked during the summer break of her studies as a Windurf teacher.
  • She is ION CLUB Teammember since 2014 in Golf de Roses and teaches kids and adults this superb sport.

Toni - Kitesurf Instructor

Nationality
spanish

Age
37

Languages
Spanish, catalan and english

  • He is a certified IKO Kitesurf Instructor since 2012.
  • We met Toni in South Africa where he was teaching kitesurf and enjoying the warm weather.
  • His first ION CLUB Desitnations is Golf de Roses in summer 2012 followed by 2013
  • The Winter Seasons he spends travelling mainly in Asia and Brazil.
  • Now he is back with full of energy for a great summer 2014.

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.
  • This summer 2014 he supports the Kite- Team at ION CLUB Golf de Roses.

Franz - Kitesurf Instructor

Nationality
austrian

Age
24

Languages
german and english

  • He is a IKO Instructor since a couple of years.
  • Since 2012 until now he is supprting the ION CLUB Kite Team in Golf de Roses every summer.
  • As Franz is austrian he loves the mountains and you will meet him most winters in the swiss Alps.

Olivier - Kitesurf Instructor

Nationality
francais

Age
35

Languages
french, english and  spanish

  • he is a Sportteacher
  • since 2008 he is also a IKO 2 Kite- Instructor and since travelling and working around the world.
  • since Summer 2011 he is working with us in the ION CLUB Golf dfe Roses Team.
  • In the winters he travelles , worked in different exotic places.
  • This summer 2014 he is supporting our team for the 4 th time! Great season.

William - Kitesurf Instructor

Nationality
spanish

Age
32

Languages
Spanish, french and english

  • He is a certified IKO Kitesurf Instructor and teaches since many years.
  • William spent the last seasons as a kite instructor in Brazil, Southafrica and Tarifa.
  • This summer 2014 he supports the Kite- Team at ION CLUB Golf de Roses.

Jeroen, Niels, Tim and Thibaut

...and last but not least our magnificant Assistant - Team Jeroen, Niels, Tim and Thibaut who are always there for your service!