Tennis Unlimited Coaches
Our main priorities are:
To lift the standard of playing for members and non members with a coaching program that caters to all ages, standards and budgets
Encourage and support players playing competition for the Club - especially juniors
Be involved in social and competition activities around the club. Tennis Unlimited is represented at: Junior Selections & Meetings, Family Events, Hot Shots Regional Events, Australian Open Showcases, CGD Big Picnic/Open Days, End of Season Presentations, Sporting School program (Gallery of Photos)
To be positive role models for the kids at our club.
Lisa Fitzgerald (nee D'Amelio) - Director
Tennis Australia Club Professional Coach
Physical Education Teacher (2007- Present)
National Ranking #10 (2006)
World Ranking #363 (2006)
Division 1 College Tennis, USA (2000- 2003)
Kooyong Club Champion- Singles & Doubles (2010)
State Grade Premiership Player (Dingley TC, Kooyong TC)
Head Coach at Noble Park TC (2008- 2014)
Talent Development Coach (2010)
Director of Coaching at Keysborough Tennis Club (Jan 2011- Present)
Lisa started coaching as an assistant coach in 1997 predominately at Klever Tennis which has various locations in City of Casey. She gained valuable experiences in all lesson types whilst on competition breaks both at home and abroad in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Long Island, NY, USA. Her early career focused on developing competing Juniors. Currently, she builds the business on her extensive background with grassroots tennis. Her passion is helping players and families of all levels into coaching, competition and or social opportunities at the club.
Andrew Cooper - Senior Assistant Coach
Tennis Australia Junior Development Coach (incorporating SIS30519 Certificate III in Sport Coaching)
Tennis Australia Coach Member
Completed certificate 3 & 4 in Fitness at Homsglen Institute of Tafe
Waverley District Tennis Association: A Grade 4 Competition
Andrew has played competitive and social tennis for much of his life and his love of the game translates into his coaching. His updated his knowledge via the Tennis Australia coaching pathway and has experience in all lesson types including hot shots, private, semi private, cardio & squad training.
His strengths are his extensive knowledge and lesson preparation and planning. He communicates to his students what they are working on. He carries his lessons out in an engaging manner with great communication.
Andrew is also the Senior Convenor at Keysborough TC and has helped many graduating juniors continue their competition journey into Seniors
Completed ATPCA Graduate Pro Course (2018)
Highest Junior Grade Waverly District A1 & Seniors Grade 3
Current Vic Pennant Grade 3
Currently studying Bachelor Science (Honours) Monash University. Specializing in Physiology
Started coaching in 2013
Hayden loves helping students reach the next level in their game. He has played competitive tennis all his life and his passion for improving the game of his students is clear to see. He has experience in all lesson types including Hot Shots, Privates/Semi Privates, Squads and Clinics.
His strengths are motivating students to get the very most out of every lesson. His expertise are communication and technique analysis.
Completed ATPCA Graduate Pro Course (2018)
Highest Junior Grade Waverly District A1
Currently studying Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of computer science as a double degree at Monash University.
Started coaching in 2017
Sohan loves seeing the growth and progression of a player. He gains so much satisfaction in seeing his students succeed and meeting their personal goals and objectives. He also loves the process of using creative strategies for improving a certain aspect of the player.
His strengths include getting on really well with his students and understanding the balance to motivate students with technique, fun and tactics in his lessons.
Completed TA Community Coaching Course
Currently completing VCE- Killester College
Volunteer- Kids Day Australian Open, Springvale Park Development School (SCIP)
Started playing at Keysborough TC in 2012
Junior competition Open B3 Rubbers- WDTA
Started coaching in 2019
Kezzia loves seeing the players smile and laugh in coaching sessions or during clinics. It makes her happy knowing that students are having fun while learning. Witnessing students she coaches improve over the course of a few months is what she finds most rewarding.
Her strengths include being able to tailor a lesson around the games that the children enjoy. Having strong relationships with the students. She makes the effort to ensure new students feel safe and comfortable within the tennis club