Meet the Team

Tony Polack

High Performance Coach with Tennis Australia

Tony has over 30 years experience taking individuals players and teams to the highest level, having coached numerous juniors to the national top 10.

He is passionate about helping young players realise their full potential, and goes above and beyond to support their development.

Vanessa Kovac

Junior Development Coach with Tennis Australia

Vanessa is a resident tennis coach with 6 years experience.  Vanessa runs our cardio tennis program and  develops our younger players with great technique and a solid foundation to build on as well as adult coaching. In her free time she plays Rugby and Touch Football. 

"I love that no matter what age or level you're at tennis is fun & can be played by anyone"

Damien Phillips

Junior Development Coach with Tennis Australia

Damien Phillips is in the top 4 in Australia in his ID Tennis. Damien relates very well to all our Blue, Red and Orange Ball players. His patience and ability to make learning fun is a strength. Damien is truely one of the happiest people you'll ever meet!

Tony Polack additional qualifications

  • Selected by Tennis NSW as Coach of the Year (2018) in Excellence in Developing Talent

  • ONLY Regional Platinum Talent Development Coach in Australia 2016-2019

  • 2016 – 1st Regional NSW Coach to have two girls selected in NSW 14s team for Australian Tennis Carnival, Tony also selected as Coach of NSW Team

  • 16yrs as Head Coach of North Coast Regional Squad

Testimonials

“As an older woman returning after many years, I was a bit nervous. Vanessa was so amazingly supportive and patient.  My fitness has improved as well!”– Natalie.

“My kids have just developed out of sight.  They love their lessons and always want to attend the tennis holiday camps.  I have so much trust in Tony and the team.  I tell every parent I know”– Cameron.

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Phone: 0428 454 928  Email: tpolack@optusnet.com.au
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