Tamir grew up in Chicago where he was a top-ranked national player throughout his junior career. He played Division 1 college tennis for the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. After college, Tamir competed at the Futures and Challenger level of professional tennis before redirecting his passion for the game on teaching. As a teaching professional, he has served as the Adult Director of Tennis and as a Teams Director at two high-end clubs. He also helped launch the startup phase of two tennis technology companies. Today, he works with a range of ages and levels and brings his knowledge and passion to all his lessons.