Attila Malek was born and raised in Hungary, Europe. Started playing table tennis in 1968 and from 1973 to 1978 he was a training partner for the World Champion Hungarian National Team. In the U.S.A. he has received extensive training in sales and marketing and has many years of experience as a player, coach, promoter, club director, and tournament organizer. He has worked with the Boys and Girls Club, Park and Recreation and School Districts to promote table tennis. Attila is the founder of Power Pong Table Tennis Academy a 501(c)(3) Non Profit Corporation and has a table tennis training center in Huntington Beach, California.
- 1979 U.S. Men's Singles National Champion
- 1980 U.S. Open Team Champion
- 1983 U.S. National Team Member
- USATT Certified National Coach