Top experts

Elite sportsmen and women, and professionals supporting our talents.

The Top Experts are elite sportsmen and women (active or retired) and elite sports professionals.

They accompany Hopiness in detecting and recruiting talents and pass on their elite experience to the talents.

Ingrid Berghmans


Olympic champion
4 x world champion
8 x sportswoman of the year

Dominique Monami


Best WTA classification: 9th
Bronze medal at the Sydney Olympics
Sportswoman of the year

Luc Van Lierde


1 x European champion
1x world champion
2 x winner of the Hawaii Ironman
Flemish personality of the year in 1998

Jerome Theunis


2 x Belgian champion
Participated in the World Championship with Nicolas Colsaerts
Nicolas Colsaerts’ coach

Marc Francaux

Professor of muscle physiology and exercise
Université Catholique de Louvain


Frédéric Borlée

Sports physician
A Team at Sporting de Charleroi

Philippe Godin

Professor of Sports Psychology
Université Catholique de Louvain