Daga Mrozek Kriek brings her own unique talents to the tennis court and the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy team. Daga was a nationally ranked tennis player in Germany when she was recruited to Division 1 Virginia Tech on a full athletic scholarship. She has played in numerous exhibition and celebrity tournaments. Kriek has a strong background in coaching with both juniors and adults. Her educational and European background gives her a unique opportunity to establish a special connection with international players both on and off the court. With Kriek’s coaching knowledge, strong tennis history, her ability to motivate her players as well as her marketing and psychology background, she is a great asset to the academy.
- Degree in Communication and Psychology
- Graduated with honors with a Masters Degree in Public Relations
- Fluently speaks English, Polish and German and is able to converse in Russian
- Resides in Charlotte, NC
- Began playing tennis at age 9 in her native country Poland achieving the number 3 ranking three years in a row.
- Nationally ranked tennis player in Germany
- Full athletic scholarship to Virginia Tech
- Second-winningest women’s tennis player in Virginia Tech history
- Named Most Valuable Player in 1996
- Member of the Atlantic 10 Championship Team from 1996-1999
- Assistant Tennis Coach at American University in Washington, DC