Coaches

Here are the current coaching staff at Paul’s Tennis Academy

 

Paul McNamara – Director and Head Coach

Professional Tennis Coach – Tennis Australia ( High Performance )

Tennis Australia Talent Development Coach

Tennis Australia Learner Facilitator ( Junior Development )

Head Coach and founder of Paul’s Tennis Academy in 2005.

He has played tennis from the age of 8 and began coaching at age 15.

Paul began playing tournaments nationally at the age of 17 and internationally 3 years later.

He has played professionally in over 20 countries worldwide and reached a career high ranking of 60 in Australia.

Paul spent time coaching at TC Wangen in Germany and at TC Debrecen in Hungary. During this time, he worked with elite European juniors.

He has been a Tennis Australia qualified coach since 2003 and completed an Advanced Footwork Course in 2006.

He spent 3 years coaching Tennis NSW Advanced State Squads, working with the best juniors aged between 12-18 years in Sydney.

Paul’s focus is on improving technique and footwork. He is also able to quickly analyse, identify and resolve problem areas in your game.

Paul has contributed widely to the game of tennis in Australia. He has mentored more than 10 coaches, helping them to improve their coaching skills, ability and style.  He is currently coaching the No 8 Australian Ranked male player born 1999 and a host of other elite juniors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tom Evans – Junior Coach

Tom has been playing tennis for 13 years and is passionate about teaching everything he knows to his students.  Tom has been coaching with us since 2009.

His dream is to become a professional tennis player.

Tom is a fully trained Tennis Australia Cardio Tennis  Coach.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chad Bacani – Junior Development Coach

Chad has been playing tennis for 8 years.  He loves coaching younger students. His energy on the court is second to none.

Professional Tennis Coach – Tennis Australia ( Junior Development )

Chad is a fully trained Tennis Australia Cardio Tennis  Coach.