Director of coaching

Matilda Ekholm

Coach Mati, born and raised in Sweden, is a powerhouse in the Table Tennis world. She has earned numerous Olympic and World Champions berths. Coach Mati is an advocate for women in Table Tennis and she’s looking forward to sharing her vast knowledge and passion with her students.

  • Top 20 in the world 2017
  • 4 time Olympic Qualifier
  • Best 16 at World Singles Championships 2015
  • 4 time Medalist at European Championships
  • Semi-final at Europe top-12
  • Best 8 at Pro Tour final 2012
  • 7 time Swedish National Singles Champion
  • 9 time Swedish National Doubles and Mixed Doubles Champion
  • German and Spanish League Team Champion
  • Winner at World Tour Morocco Open 2012
coach mati final

Meet Coach Mati

Table Tennis has been in my life since I can remember. I’ve had the honor to represent my country at the Olympics, win medals at major Championships and generally look back at a fun and interesting career. But what gives me the most pleasure is to pass on the love for the sport to others. Seeing people’s faces light up when they discover this deep love for the game is what motivates me!

Favorite Serve

Reverse pendulum

Favorite Table Tennis Memory

Team bronze at European Championships beating Romania

Outside of pingpod

Recently helped renovate a house and that was a lot of fun. I also study sports science

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