IOC Member (1994 to Present)


Member, IOC Athletes’ Entourage Commission (2014 to Present)


Doctor of Philosophical Science, State Central Institute of Physical Culture, Moscow


Appointed to the IOC AEC
Career Experience:

1974 – 1992: Coach, Davis Cup

1978 – 1980: Coach, Fed Cup

1992 – 1994: Advisor, President of the Russian Federation

1993 – 1995: Chair, National Sports Foundation of Russia

1994 – 1996: Chair, State Committee of Physical Culture and Tourism

1994 – 1996: Chair, Coordination Committee of Physical Culture and Sport under President of the Russian Federation.

1994 – Present: Member and then Chair, Russian NOC Executive Board

1997 – Present: Chair, Board of Directors of Kremlin Cup

1999 – Present: President, All Russia Tennis Association and the Russian Tennis Federation

2000 – 2014: Coach, Fed Cup

2002 – Present: Member, Council of Sport under the President of the Russian Federation

Athletic Career:

Shamil has been a member of the national Russian tennis team and the Davis Cup team, and has won several international tournaments. He has also held the role of Chief Coach of the Central Council “Dinamo”

Awards & Distinctions:

Certificate of Recognition and Appreciation from the President of the Russian Federation (2007)

Order For Merits of the Fatherland (2008)

Order of Friendship, the Order of Honour, Honorary Citizen of the Republic of Mordovia and Tatarstan


Author and co-author of books on tennis history and tennis tactics

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