At the Todd Perry Tennis Academy, you will benefit from experience gained at the highest levels of tennis competition.

The Todd Perry Tennis Academy caters for tennis players of all abilities – it doesn’t matter whether you have never held a racquet before or you are a seasoned competition player – there is a coaching option suitable for you. The Todd Perry Tennis Academy has coaches that have completed the Tennis Australia Hot Shots coaching course, so they are well-equipped to start teaching budding new tennis players the basics of the game. Alternatively, all of the coaches have played tennis at very high levels in South Australia, so if you are an established player looking to reach your highest potential, whether that be social, competition or tournament tennis then a squad or private coaching may be a suitable option.

Read below to find out about Todd and his team of coaches:

 

TODD PERRY

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Playing Highlights

 

  • ATP professional player 1998 – 2009
  • Reached highest world ranking of 16 in 2006
  • 6 ATP doubles titles
  • 4 times Grand Slam quarter finalist
  • Wins over Nadal, Djokovic, Berdych, Ferrer, Bryan Brothers
  • Rostrevor junior player 1982 – 1992
  • Tennis SA Legends club inductee

Coaching Credentials

 

  • Level 2 Tennis Australia accredited coach.
  • Personally coached by Tony Roche, Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde.
  • Organised and co-ordinated coaching clinics in San Francisco as well as metropolitan and rural Australia.
  • Coached at the Australian Open 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
  • Currently coaching beginners through to tour level players

 

Todd currently coaches at St Peter’s College, and runs the Development Squad on Tuesday and Wednesday nights at Rostrevor Tennis Club. He is also available for private coaching however places are limited so please contact for availability.

 

TODD EASON

Todd E

Playing & Coaching Highlights

– Head coach at PRAC TENNIS in India in 2005
– Competed on the Satellite circuit in 1996 and 1997
– Played college tennis in the US (LCSC) in 1994 and 1995
– Assistant to Peter Smith 2005-2010

Todd currently takes group and private coaching lessons at St Peter’s College and Rostrevor Tennis Club.

 

SHANE LEATHEM

Shane L

Playing & Coaching Highlights

– Winter Pennant Men’s Premier League player and Metro State League player (highest tennis leagues in Adelaide)
– Played German club tennis in 2013
– Completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Movement

Shane has 6 years coaching experience, has completed the Tennis Australia Hot Shots coaching course and currently runs the coaching programs at Loreto College and Christian Brother’s College. Shane also takes group and private coaching lessons at Rostrevor Tennis Club.

 

DECLAN LAGINESTRA

Declan L

Playing & Coaching Highlights

– Top Pennant Player 2010, 2011 and 2012
– Level 1 ALPCA coaching
– Won Junior National Tournaments
– Master trainer in personal training

Declan has 7 years coaching experience, has completed the Tennis Australia Hot Shots coaching course and takes group and private coaching lessons at St Peter’s College and Rostrevor Tennis Club.

 

SIMON BATES

Simon B

Playing & Coaching Highlights

– Reached the top 200 in Australian rankings
– Men’s Doubles winner at the 2013 Tennis SA Queen’s Birthday Championship (Gold Series AMT)
– Men’s Doubles winner at the 2012 Mildura Easter Open (Bronze Series AMT)
– Member of the Somerton Park Sharks 2011 ATL team which won the SA competition
– Played #1 for a season of Winter Pennant Men’s Premier League

Simon has completed the Tennis Australia Hot Shots coaching course and currently takes group and private coaching lessons at St Peter’s College.

 

JAMES MA

James M

Playing & Coaching Highlights

– One of South Australia’s best Pennant tennis players
– Former SASI and National Academy scholarship holder
– Prince Alfred College tennis captain in 2013
– Represented Australia in an u/14 European Clay Court tour

James has completed the Tennis Australia Hot Shots coaching course and currently takes both group and private coaching lessons at St Peter’s College and Rostrevor Tennis Club.

 

JAY LAGINESTRA

Jay L

Playing & Coaching Highlights

– Reached an Australian ranking of 165
– Played #1 in Pennant tennis
– Played team tennis in Germany in 2012
– Won Junior National Tournaments

Jay has 7 years coaching experience, has completed the Tennis Australia Hot Shots coaching course and takes group coaching and private lessons at St Peter’s College and Rostrevor Tennis Club.

 

JOSH MCFARLANE

Josh M

Playing & Coaching Highlights

– Currently in his 8th year of tennis coaching
– Coaching experience in both Adelaide and Sydney

Josh takes group and private coaching at St Peter’s College.

 

Contact us today so you can tap into the insights and tips that only top players with coaching experience can offer.