Hello! My name is Timotey, but my students call me Coach Tim. I have been chess instructor since 2007. I have two teacher’s degrees, first I got qualification for Elementary School teacher and then I received my bachelor of Arts in Teaching History. I love playing and teaching chess!Three of my students are National Champions and Florida State Champions. I am US Certified District Chess Coach-Level 2 and US Certified Local Tournament Director. I am President of Saint Petersburg Chess Club and Chess Club Joy. I am one of Directors of Florida Chess Association and Regional Vice President for West Florida. Right now I am full time chess Instructor with more than 20 students. I have been doing for the last two years group chess classes every Sunday. I teach online chess lessons as well. I love working with children from all ages!