Home > The IOC > Members > Mr Shamil TARPISCHEV

Mr Shamil TARPISCHEV

Mr Shamil TARPISCHEV

Shamil TARPISCHEV
Entry in the IOC 1994
Country RUS (Russian Federation)
Born 07 March 1948, MOSCOW
Education
State Central Institute for Physical Culture, Moscow (Russian Federation)

Career
Tennis coach (team captain and head coach) for the USSR and Russia (1974-); coach of the Davis Cup Team (1974-1992) and (1996-); Coach of the Fed Cup team (1978-1980) and (2000-); Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation on physical culture and sport matters and to the Mayor of Moscow (1997-); Chairman of the Board of Directors of the ”Kremlin Cup” international tennis tournament (1997-); Academician of the International Informatization Academy; Full Professor, Academician and Vice-President of the World Peoples Academy; President of the all-Russian “Russian Tennis Federation” public organisation (2002-); Counsellor to the President of the Russian Federation on physical training and sports (2008-)

Sports practised
Tennis, football, bandy

Sports career
Winner of several international tournaments; member of the national Russian tennis team; member of the Davis Cup Team; Chief Coach of the Central Council “Dinamo”

Sports administration
Chairman of the National Sports Foundation of Russia (1993-1995); Chairman of the State Committee of Physical Culture and Tourism (1994-1996); Chairman of the Coordination Committee of Physical Culture and Sport under the President of the Russian Federation (1994-1996); Chairman of the Russian National Olympic Committee Executive Board; President of the All Russia Tennis Association (1999-) and of the Russian Tennis Federation; Member of the Council of Sport under the President of the Russian Federation (2002-)

Publications
Author and co-author of books on tennis history and tennis tactics

Awards and distinctions
Recipient of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) medal for the development of tennis; Elected Best Coach 2003 of SLAVA nominations of sport; Davis Cup (winner of Davis Cup Championship 2002); awarded medal “For Merits for the Fatherland, 2nd Degree” (2004); Certificate of Recognition and Appreciation from the President of the Russian Federation for dedicated effort to ensure the selection of and awarding to the city of Sochi the XXII Olympic Winter Games (2007); Order “For Merits for the Fatherland, 4th degree” (2008)

IOC History
Member of the following Commissions: Radio and Television (1995-1999), Sport and Environment (2006-), Entourage (2014-); member of the Supervisory Board of the Sochi 2014 Organising Committee (2008-2014)