The Meehan Tennis Academy has a wide range of qualified and experienced coaching staff.

Ryan Meehan

Director of High Performance

  • Tennis Australia Qualifications: High Performance (2015), Club Professional (2009) & Junior Development (2004)
  • ATP Certified International Coach (GPTCA) (2016)
  • Victorian Rising Star Coach of the Year Award - Tennis Coaches Australia Victoria (2017)
  • Coach at ITF Women's Tournaments in Romania (2018)
  • Academia Sanchez-Casal Barcelona Coaching Course (European Registry of Tennis Professionals) (2016)
  • Bruguera Tennis Academy Coaching Course - Taught by Lluis Bruguera (2016)
  • Women's Tennis Coaching Association (WTCA) Baseline Certification Course (2018)
  • Tennis Coach at The Geelong College (2018-ongoing)
  • Coached players in Tennis Australia's Super 10s & Super 12s Programs
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Bachelor of Business (Marketing)/Bachelor of Arts (Sports Administration) (2008)
  • Australian Strength & Conditioning Association (ASCA) Level 1 S&C Coach (2017)
  • Nutritional Therapist Professional Diploma (Level 5) - Health Sciences Academy (2017)
  • Sports & Exercise Nutrition Diploma - Shaw Academy (2017)
  • Australian Open Grand Slam Coaches Conference Delegate (2014, 2015, 2017, 2019)
  • WTA Finals Coaches Conference Delegate (2017)

Chris Gilmour

Experienced Developmental Coach

  • Tennis Australia Junior Development Qualification (2004)
  • Currently coaching several nationally ranked players
  • Achieved an Australian Ranking as a player
  • Played Victorian Pennant Competition
  • Competed in the highest level of Junior & Senior WRTA Competition for over 15yrs

 

Alek Petrovski

Experienced Developmental Coach

  • Qualified Tennis Coach - Tennis Coaches Australia Victoria (2007)
  • Bachelor of Human Sciences and Sports Management and Exercise Science
  • Fitness Institute of Australia - Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment
  • Victorian Fitness Institute- Certificate 3 and 4 in Personal Training
  • Strength & Conditioning Coordinator - Western Jets Football Club
  • Competed in the highest level of Junior WRTA Competition

 

Masa Jovanovic

Performance Squad Coach

  • Professional Player on the WTA Tour (WTA#518)
  • Played Australian Open Mixed Doubles (2015)

Jasmin Iaquinto

Developmental Coach

  • Tennis Australia Community Coaching Course (2019)
  • Tennis Australia Foundation Coaching Course (2017)
  • Vision Impaired Tennis Coach Training (2019)
  • Achieved an Australian Ranking as a player
  • Competed in the highest level of WRTA Junior Competition

Carim Supatan

Developmental Coach

  • Tennis Australia Community Coaching Course (2019)
  • Tennis Australia Foundation Coaching Course (2019)
  • Tennis Coach at Thomas Carr College (2018-current)
  • Vision Impaired Tennis Coach Training (2019)
  • Competed in WRTA Junior & Senior Competition

James Clewer

Hot Shots Coach

  • Tennis Australia Foundation Coaching Course (2019)
  • Tennis Australia Community Coaching Course (2019)
  • Achieved an Australian Ranking as a player
  • Played Victorian Pennant Competition
  • Competed in WRTA Junior & Senior Competition

Ainsley Nair

Hot Shots Coach

  • Managed Selangor (Malaysia) Tennis State Team to Gold Medal (2015)
  • Represented Sunway University in Asian University Invitational Tennis Tournament (2016)
  • Gold medalist in Malaysian State Tennis Team (2015)
  • Assistant Coach in Malaysian Tennis Program

Chris Hennessy

Hot Shots Coach

  • Tennis Australia Foundation Coaching Course (2019)
  • Competed in WRTA Junior & Senior Competition

Ryan Butler

Hot Shots Coach

  • Achieved an Australian Ranking as a player
  • Ballkid & Linesman at Australian Open
  • Competed in WRTA Junior & Senior Competition

Mario Peiris

Hot Shots Coach

  • Tennis Australia Community Coaching Course (2019)
  • Competed in WRTA Junior & Senior Competition