Iztok Bombac

Honorary Member

Iztok Bombac

Atlanta, Georgia


Former Slovenian Junior Davis Cup Captain & Junior Olympic Coach, Coach of Several Top Tennis Players, Lecturer, and Consultant Iztok Bombac has contributed greatly to tennis both in his native country and in the USA. Since 2014 he has been a Tennis Pro at Life Time Peachtree Corners, premiere Atlanta tennis facility and USTA Regional Tennis Center.

Prior to that, Iztok was Managing Partner & Head Pro at Blue Dragon Tennis, LLC, and from 2000-2010 Manager & Head Pro at TC/ŽTK Ljubljana, Slovenia, one of the most successful Slovenian tennis clubs of the 00’s.

He was also Manager and Head Pro at Tennis College Iztok Bombač, the third most successful club of the 90’s.

Iztok is the only Slovenian coach with a bronze medal from the European Team Club C’ship for Men (2003). He was long time coach of Blaž Kavčič, the first Slovenian male that broke into top 100 ATP, and he has been Coach of several other top 100 ITF, ATP and WTA players.

As Slovenian Junior Davis Cup Captain Iztok brought 16 & Under Boys National Teams to the World Junior Championships two years in a row (‘98, ’99) and won 6 more medals with teams/players at different European Championships and Youth Olympic Games between 1996 – 2001. In this capacity he worked with Katarina Srebotnik (former no. 1 WTA doubles), Gregor Žemlja (top 50 ATP), Aljaž Bedene (top 100 ATP), Blaž Rola (top 100 ATP), Maja Matevžič (top 30 WTA), Tina Pisnik (top 30 WTA), Andreja Klepač (top 50 WTA) and other future top 100 WTA/ATP players.

Iztok was Assistant National Tester for University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Sport and Slovenian Tennis Association from 1997 – 2004, and was a Member and Vice-president of Slovenian Tennis Coaches Association from 1995 – 2014. He was Member and Vice-president of Slovenian Tennis Player Development & High Performance 1997 – 01 and 2003 – 07. He served as Tournament Director/Organizer of $50,000 ATP Challenger BMW Ljubljana 2007.

Additionally, Iztok has been a Speaker at ITF, TennisEurope, PTR, USTA/USPTA, Tennis Congress and MTM Conferences. He also authors articles on tennis performance.