Radu Daniel Popescu



Radu possesses a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dalhousie University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Business Management from the University  of Ontario – Durham College.

Radu has certifications in Coach 1 (Club Pro 1), CP2 (Club Pro 2  professional) and CP3 (Club Pro 3). He is part of a selective group of 31  coaches in Canada that have the Club Pro 3 certification. He is also certified  as a Cardio Tennis Professional by (OTA – Ontario Tennis) plus Wheelchair  Tennis Certification (Tennis Canada). PTR Certified.



Radu has been coaching tennis for over 18 years and has worked with  children and adults at all levels. He has coached many ranked juniors at the  provincial, national and international levels to beginners without tennis  experience. He has also coached adults that vary in skills from beginner to  advance. 

Previously before becoming Director of Tennis at Toronto Tennis City, Radu  was the Director of Tennis and Head Professional at Tournament Park  Tennis Club for the last 9 years a community club with 600 members in the  heart of Toronto. 

Presently since the spring of 2023, Radu has been the Senior Tennis and  Pickleball professional at Oakdale Golf & Country Club. 

In the past eight years, Radu has managed and coached professional  athletes on professional tours including ATP, WTA, Challenger and Futures  tours.

Radu is part of The WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) Coach Program as  an official registered WTA Coach. WTA Silver Level Coach. WTA is the  principal organizing body of women’s professional tennis. 

Radu had the privilege to coach at the 2018 Roland Garros Grand Slam  (Elitsa Kostova). Worked with Mihaela Buzarnescu at the 2018 Australian  Open. Coached Elitsa Kostova WTA (WTA career high 130) during the 2017  Indian Wells BNP Paribas Open. Claro Open Bogota WTA tour 250-2018  and Tevlin Challenger (Doubles Finalist) 2018. Coached Valentini  Grammatikopoulou (WTA career high 143) at the National Bank Open 2022  (Toronto) as well supporting her during her Singles title Win at the WTA  Vancouver 125k (2022 edition). 

Radu is also a registered WTA Tennis Agent.



Radu has played junior tennis and was a former OTA (Ontario Tennis) top  25 ranked player. He also competed in numerous adult tennis tournaments  and played Varsity level soccer for Dalhousie University.