A native of Sydney Australia, Kristian is a PTR High Performance Professional and USPTA Elite Professional. While living in Sydney, he studied at The Australian College of Physical Education. Kristian has over 20 years of coaching experience in both Australia and in the United States. He taught at the Sydney International Tennis Center and also worked with top international juniors at the Leyton Hewitt International Tennis Camp.
Before joining the Chelsea Piers CT team, Kristian was the Director of Tennis at the Ridgefield Tennis Club for six and a half years and was the Head Coach for the Ridgefield High School Girls Tennis team. He was the Head Tennis Coach at Windridge Tennis Camp - rated one of the Top Ten Tennis Camps in the country. During the summer Kristian was a Tennis Professional at the Belle Haven Club in Greenwich, CT and is currently the Director of Tennis at the Riverside Yacht Club in Riverside, CT.