Tennis has been a major part of Malik’s life since he was six years old. This lifelong passion was developed and nurtured at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Center and the NJTL Programs. Malik played tennis competitively throughout middle school and high school and played college tennis at Bethune Cookman College in Daytona Beach, Florida. Serving as Assistant Tennis Coach at Bethune Cookman, Regional Director of NE Philadelphia NJTL Summer Program and as tennis instructor at Khepera Charter School has propelled his love for sharing a passion for tennis with children. Malik holds current PTR certifications for children 10 years and under and for 11-17 years.