Goran Ahlstrand is Swedish , and as with most Swedes, grew up with a tennis racket in hand. He started playing at the early age of 5 and spent many years playing competitive tennis. He has always had a passion for the sport and started his coaching career in Shanghai, along with running his own company. He moved to Singapore in 2015 and has been coaching juniors and adultsat the Savitar Tennis Centre and Singapore American School. Goran was also managing the tennis programmes, specifically the group programmes, at the Singapore American School. Goran has obtained a PTR certification and the AATC accreditation level 1 and 2.