Hong Kong TennisAsia Team

Our Hong Kong team consists of over 40 tennis/fitness professionals recruited from all over the world, with impressive playing backgrounds, as well as extensive international coaching experience.
(Australia, Canada, Chile, Estonia, France, HK, India, Latvia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Taiwan, UK & USA)

TennisAsia Tennis & Fitness Coaches

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Jason Sankey 1
Jason Sankey

CEO & Program Director

Jason Sankey 2

Jason Sankey

CEO & Program Director

Jason was born in Hong Kong and is a fully qualified teaching professional under the ITF with over 20 years of coaching experience. He has been playing tennis his whole life and has represented HK on an international level since his junior days and still actively competes today. He brings a passionate approach to performance training that has built him a loyal following over the years.

  • ITF Certified Elementary and Development Level Coach
  • ITF Certified Advanced Level Coach
  • Ex HK Junior Davis Cup Captain
  • Ex HK Davis Cup Player, 2006: Indonesia
  • Former #1 HK junior player from U10-U18
  • Former #5 in HK and top 10 in HK for 10 years
  • Founder of OTR Elite and Co-founder of OTR Tennis Asia
Paul Dale 3
Paul Dale

Consultant / Coach Education

Paul Dale 4

Paul Dale

Consultant / Coach Education

Having coached in in 25 countries, Paul is recognized as one of the most experienced and successful tennis professionals working in the Asian Region. Through his motivational teaching methods and unique match-play theories, Paul has the ability to achieve outstanding results with the teams and individuals under his guidance. He is an experienced coach educator and a sought after speaker at coaches conferences in the region. Paul has held a number of high profile positions in Asian tennis, working with ATP/WTA Tour players, National associations and academies.

  • Founder – The Tennis Academy of Asia
  • Davis Cup Captain & Coach (Thailand)
  • Fed Cup Captain & Coach (Thailand)
  • Asian Games Captain & Coach (Thailand)
  • National Coach Thailand
  • Head Coach Chinese National Junior Team
  • Technical Director Singapore Tennis Association
  • ITF Elite Coaches Conference Guest Speaker
Andrew Town 5
Andrew Town

Tennis Director - HKTC

Andrew Town 6

Andrew Town

Tennis Director - HKTC

Andrew came to Hong Kong from Australia in 1997 and has been with TennisAsia for the past 22 years. He is a fully qualified tennis teaching professional under Tennis Australia and has over 30 years coaching experience. Andrew is a former HK Davis Cup player, and multiple winner of HK National Championships, S.C.A.A Open and CRC Open singles titles, giving him the HK #1 singles ranking on a number of occasions.

Ilija Vucic 7
Ilija Vucic

Senior Tennis Professional - IRC

Ilija Vucic 8

Ilija Vucic

Senior Tennis Professional - IRC

Ilija, a former top 200 ATP player has just come off the ATP professional tour and has decided to make TennisAsia his new home. He has a wealth of knowledge as a former player, and has learnt from some of the best coaches in the world. He has worked with both elite as well as recreational players all over the world and is ready to share his tricks of the trade with TennisAsia juniors and adults.

We are thrilled to have Ilija join our team and we look forward to learning from his experiences and watching as he shares his passion, discipline, motivation and dedication with all of our juniors and adults.

  • STF Certified Advanced Level 2
  • ITF Junior world ranking: 30
  • Number 1 ranked junior in Serbia
  • ATP Ranking: 193 in doubles, 684 in singles
Marko Baralić 9
Marko Baralić

Senior Tennis Professional - Aberdeen

Marko Baralić 10

Marko Baralić

Senior Tennis Professional - Aberdeen

Marko is  an extremely passionate coach with a strong performance background. He was an excellent junior player but found his true passion lies in coaching. He has worked with players of all levels, both juniors and adults and his philosophy illustrates his work ethic and commitment to his students: “It doesn’t matter what level a player is. My job is to take them to the next level and this motivates me every day. Helping a player improve is the reward I look for.”

Marko’s passion and dedication to helping others makes him a perfect fit for his role here and we are very happy to welcome him into our team of professionals.

  • Junior National Team player for Serbia (U14 & U16)
  • Former National Coach (U14 & U16) for Qatar Tennis Federation
  • Former Davis Cup coach for Qatar
  • ATP ranking: singles (1491); doubles (1431)
Sanjay Kumar 11
Sanjay Kumar

Senior Tennis Professional - HKTC

Sanjay Kumar 12

Sanjay Kumar

Senior Tennis Professional - HKTC

Sanjay has over 18 years of tennis coaching experience. teaching all levels of players. Over the past 4 years he has been heavily involved with tournament players and has established himself as a passionate, dedicated professional who is willing to go the extra mile for each and every one of his students. Sanjay shares our TennisAsia philosophy and vision and has worked closely alongside Jason, Taivo and Rob, helping many top juniors in Hong Kong strive towards reaching their potential.

His systematic structure to teaching makes him a valuable asset to TennisAsia Team.

  • ITF Level 1
  • B. Com Graduate from Delhi University
  • Former Pro at Delhi Lawn Tennis Association
  • ITF Senior Tour Player
Hsin Han Lee 13
Hsin Han Lee

Tennis Professional

Hsin Han Lee 14

Hsin Han Lee

Tennis Professional

Hsin Han, a former number 1 ranked player in Taiwan and ATP doubles high of #93, has over 15 years of extensive experience competing on an international level both as a junior and as a professional player. He represented his home country Chinese Taipei on various occasions and has won numerous medals.

With his competitive background, Hsin Han has accumulated rich experiences. Having transformed himself from a pro player to a performance coach, Hsin Han hopes to boost performance for junior elite players, helping them take their tennis game to new and different levels as well as inspire them to become better people. Hsin Han also enjoys the challenge of working with players just starting out – juniors and adults.

Although Hsin Han has stepped down as a professional player, he still plays in the major local tournaments. Hsin Han won the Men’s Doubles for both the CRC Open and SCAA Open in 2018 and 2019. He was also the Champion in both Men’s and Mixed Doubles in the Prudential HK Open in 2019. Hsin Han also served as the performance coach for Team HK in Davis Cup for 2018 and 2019.

We are thrilled to have Hsin Han on board and believe Hsin Han’s experience will be a valuable asset to TennisAsia.

  • Former Davis Cup Player for Chinese Taipei
  • Former member of the World Junior Team for Chinese Taipei
  • ITF Junior Ranking #9
  • Highest ATP Ranking: #93 in Doubles, #537 in Singles
Luis Gonzalos 15
Luis Gonzalos

Senior Tennis Professional - The American Club

Luis Gonzalos 16

Luis Gonzalos

Senior Tennis Professional - The American Club

Luis is from Peru. As a player, he achieved the #1 position in the Peru National Rankings for U16 and U18, and he was #311 in the World Junior ITF. In 2009, he player for Division I School University of Portland and was transferred with a full scholarship to the top 5 Division II School at Columbus State University, where he achieved All-American Honors (Top 10 the Nation) in doubles, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Marketing. Among other competitive players, Luis has coached the National U12 Champion Christian Garay in the US, and Juan Pablo Varillas as a junior in Peru, who is currently ranked top 350 in the ATP.

  • P.B.I. Certified
  • #1 U16 & U18 in Peru
  • All American (Doubles)
  • Coach at Camp Takajo, Maine, USA PBI coach at clubs in Caribbean, Florida, Georgia, Austria, Vietnam
  • Tennis Coach at The American Club since 2013
Filip Veger 17
Filip Veger

Senior Tennis Professional - The American Club

Filip Veger 18

Filip Veger

Senior Tennis Professional - The American Club

Filip is from Croatia where he was one of its leading junior tennis players. He competed in the junior Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon, before starting on the ATP tour where he reached a career high of 478. With wins against several top 100 and 200 players, he also trained with players such as Federer, Djokovic, Raonic & Ferrer to name a few. Filip also worked as a coach/player at Durham University in the UK, (UK Team Champions) a coach at the Wimx Tennis Academy and was also the coach of the Qatar National Junior Team and it’s men’s Davis Cup team.

  • Qualified under GPTCA
  • ATP Tour Player ranked #478
  • Wins against Nick Kyrgios, Borna Coric, Mischa Zverev
  • Coach/Player at Durham University, UK
  • Qatar Junior National Team Coach
  • Qatar Davis Cup Team Coach
Sviatlana Pirazhenka 19
Sviatlana Pirazhenka

Senior Tennis Professional - The American Club

Sviatlana Pirazhenka 20

Sviatlana Pirazhenka

Senior Tennis Professional - The American Club

Sviatlana is from Belarus, where she was the National Champion multiple times in both singles and doubles. She was also the #1 16U ranked player in Europe before turning pro and competing on the WTA Tour. Sviatlana was the winner of 24 ITF events and a finalist in 30 ITF events and achieved a WTA world ranking of #371 in singles and #253 in doubles. Turning to coaching, she traveled for 2 years as a coach on the WTA Tour and also spent 2 years coaching a group of National junior champions and working with the Avante Tennis Club in Belarus. Svietalana has also worked as a commentator for the past 2 years on Belarus National TV and studied law at the Belarus State University.

  • Qualified under the ITF
  • WTA Tour Player – #371 singles & #253 doubles
  • European #1 U16
  • Belarus National Champion
  • Commentator for Belarus TV
  • Coach at Avante Tennis Club
  • Coach at The American Club since 2022
Nicolas Stanajic 21
Nicolas Stanajic

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Nicolas Stanajic 22

Nicolas Stanajic

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Nicolas is a fully qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under the FFT (Federation Francaise de Tennis) level 2, and has over 25 years coaching experience with both juniors & adults. He was previously the Head Tennis Coach at Soisy sur Seine Tennis Club and St Pierre du Perray Tennis Club near Paris. Nicolas was also tasked with undertaking the education of future coaches in the Paris district, and designed & implemented a unique program for “Tennis at Schools” in Paris suburbs and managed its operation. During this program, Nic was fortunate to coach Geoffrey Blancaneaux in 2008 (French Open Junior Champion in 2016). Nicolas was also chaperone at IMG Bollettieri Academies for French company FM Sports & Langues during summers (2004-2009). Currently Nic & his wife Seheno are official, exclusive HK agents of Mouratoglou Tennis Academy, one of the world’s most advanced tennis academies. Nicolas enjoys soccer, athletics, history & traveling.

  • F.F.T. Qualified
  • 25+ years coaching experience
  • Former Coach Educator
  • Head Coach at Soisy sur Seine Tennis Club
  • Former coach of Junior French Open Champion (Geoffrey Blancaneaux)
Zoran Golubovic 23
Zoran Golubovic

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Zoran Golubovic 24

Zoran Golubovic

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Zoran is a certified Tennis Teaching Professional under the Slovenian Tennis Association and has been teaching tennis full-time since 2010. He has worked both as a high performance coach in academies with full-time players on the ITF tour, and in a club environment with recreational adults and juniors. As a junior himself, Zoran was the Slovenian National Champion (18U), and ranked 115 by the ITF. Prior to taking up coaching full-time, Zoran competed on the ATP Tour and achieved a world ranking of 880. He has also been the hitting partner of players such as Goran Ivanisevic, Marcos Baghdatis, Marin Cilic and Alize Cornet. Zoran is passionate about all sports, traveling, music and movies.

  • S.T.A .Qualified
  • 10+ years coaching experience
  • Coached on ITF Tour
  • Slovenian National Champion (18U)>
  • Highest ITF singles ranking #115
  • Highest ATP ranking #880
Alberto Allere 25
Alberto Allere

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Alberto Allere 26

Alberto Allere

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Alberto is a fully qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under the PTR (US Professional Tennis Registry) & the USPTA (US Professionals Tennis Association) and has over 35 years of teaching experience. He is a former Philippine NCAA Champion, Philippine National Games Champion, Philippine Davis Cup Captain, National Men’s Team Coach and National Junior Coach.

  • 35+ years coaching experience
  • Former Philippine NCAA singles champion>
  • Former Philippine National Games Champion
  • Former Philippine Davis Cup Captain & National Men’s Team Coach
Seheno Stanajic 27
Seheno Stanajic

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Seheno Stanajic 28

Seheno Stanajic

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Seheno is a fully qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under the FFT (Federation Francaise de Tennis) level 1, and has been teaching tennis since 2004. Prior to coming to HK, she was a Tennis Professional at the Montrouge and Issy-les-Moulineaux Tennis Clubs in Paris, and during this time also represented the club in the 2nd National Division. Seheno is a former Madagascar Junior Champion (14U, 16U, 18U), a former African Doubles Champion, and was ranked on the WTA 900 (singles) and 730 (doubles).

  • F.T.T. Qualified
  • 15+ years coaching experience
  • Former Madagascar junior champion (14U, 16U, 18U)
  • Former African doubles champion
  • Highest WTA ranking #900 (singles) & #730 (doubles)
Rihards Emulins 29
Rihards Emulins

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Rihards Emulins 30

Rihards Emulins

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Rihards is from Latvia and is a certified Tennis Teaching Professional under the Latvian Sports Federation with over 16 years tennis coaching experience. He has been coaching at the Concept Sports Centre in Latvia and the Kenn Sports Centre in Germany, as well as the Scottish National Tennis Centre in the UK. Just prior to coming to HK, Rihards was the Latvian National Junior Team Coach and also coached a number of Latvia’s leading juniors playing while working at the Varpu Tennis & Padal Club in Latvia. As a player, Rihards played on the ATP Tour and achieved a world ranking. He is also still currently ranked 7th in Latvia and has represented Latvia in the Davis Cup. Rihards is very passionate about tennis and authored a book titled “Boost Your Tennis Game” which is available on Amazon. Rihards loves active life and all sports in general, and is very intersted in working with modern technology to help with coaching players.

  • Qualified under the Latvian Sports Federation
  • Masters Degree in Sports Management
  • Former ATP Tour Player
  • Latvian Davis Cup Team Member
  • Author of “Boost Your Tennis Game” (Amazon)
  • Tennis Coach at Sports Centre Kenn, Germany
  • Tennis Coach at Scottish National Tennis Centre
  • Tennis Coach at Marupe Tennis Club Latvia
  • Latvian National Junior Team Coach
  • Coach at LRC since 2022
Paige Robinson 31
Paige Robinson

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Paige Robinson 32

Paige Robinson

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Paige is originally from Canada where she grew up as a leading junior player, eventually ending up training in the IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Florida. She turned to coaching in 2013 and worked with PBI Tennis for the past 8 years at The American Club HK, before coming to the LRC. Paige represents the LRC on its ladies A+ team and also enjoys golf, yoga, fashion & art.

  • P.B.I. Certified
  • P.B.I. Rookie of the Year (2014)
  • Trained at IMG Academy Bollettieri
  • Tennis Coach at The American Club, HK
  • Coach at the LRC since 2022
Adriano Rodriguez 33
Adriano Rodriguez

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Adriano Rodriguez 34

Adriano Rodriguez

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Adriano is from Spain and is a certified Tennis Teaching Professional under the Spanish Tennis Federation (REFT) with over 15 years tennis coaching experience. He has been coaching in several clubs in Spain, working with both club and competitive players (Country Club Ciudad Real, Club HDH Feygon & Tennis Club Colonia San Jordi). Before coming to HK, Adriano spent 2 years in China at the Sanchez-Casal International Tennis Academy in Nanjing, working with the region’s leading junior players. Adriano also took part in a number of ITF, Futures and Challenger events himself, before turning to coaching full-time. Adriano has a range of interests in sports, but loves the sea. He enjoys kayaking, jumping off cliffs, discovering lost islands and hiking in the mountains.

  • Qualified under the Spanish Tennis Federation
  • National Padal Coach
  • Tennis Coach at Club La Vega (Valladolid)
  • Tennis Coach at Club Colonia San Jordi (Mallorca)
  • Sports Director at Club Cuidad Real
  • Tennis Coach at Sanchez-Casal International Academy (Nanjing) Coach at LRC since 2022
David Cors 35
David Cors

Tennis Director - HK Jockey Club

David Cors 36

David Cors

Tennis Director - HK Jockey Club

David is a fully qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under the R.P.T. (Registro Profesional de Tennis) and has over 18 years teaching experience with players from grassroots to tour level. He came to HK direct from the Cunit Sports Club in Barcelona, where he was a Head Coach in the Performance Academy since 2010. Prior to that David was a Senior Professional in the David Lloyd Club in Barcelona from 2004-2010. As a player, David was ranked as high as ATP 751 (singles) and ATP 372 (doubles), and also competed in the Spanish National League (runner-up team) with players such as Alex Corretja and Joan Balcellis. In 2002, David also won 6 doubles ITF Futures titles in a row partnering with Igor Andreev. David enjoys all action sports.

  • R.P.T Qualified
  • Coaching since 2004
  • Performance Academy Head Coach (Spain)
  • Highest ATP rankings 751 (singles) & 372 (doubles)
  • Winner of 6 ITF Futures doubles titles in a row
Peter Szulc 37
Peter Szulc

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Jockey Club

Peter Szulc 38

Peter Szulc

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Jockey Club

Peter is a fully qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under the PTR-UK (Professional Tennis Registry – UK) and the MTA-UK. Originally from Poland, Peter has been teaching for over 20 years in both Poland and the UK. Prior to coming to HK, Peter was a Senior Tennis Professional at the Dorking Lawn Tennis Club in the UK. During his time in the UK, he also held Senior Pro positions at the Reedham Lawn Tennis Club and the Purley Sports Club. While in his native Poland, Peter was the Senior Tennis Professional at the Sroda Slaska Sports Centre. As a player, Peter has won several Polish Open Titles, including the Sroda Slaska Open Cup & the Wroclaw Open Cup, and represented his club in the National Polish League. On the social side, Peter enjoys soccer, reading and spending time with his family.

  • PTR-UK / MTA-UK Qualified
  • 25+ years coaching experience
  • Former Polish Open & Wroclaw Cup Open champion
  • Competed in Polish National Tennis League
  • Former Senior Coach at Dorking Lawn Tennis Club & Reedham Lawn Tennis CLub in the UK
Adrian Gomez 39
Adrian Gomez

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Jockey Club

Adrian Gomez 40

Adrian Gomez

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Jockey Club

Adrian is a fully qualified tennis teaching professional under The Catalan Tennis Federation and has a Master’s Degree in Education & a Science Degree in Physical Exercise & Sport. He comes to us from Spain where for 5 years he was a Competition Tennis Professional for the Club Tennis Reus Monterols. Adrian also spent 2 years as a tennis and padal coach at the Club Tennis Urgell and 2 years at Gimnas Ekke as an exercise performance coach and padal coach. Adrian of course enjoys all sports and hopes to one day help introduce padal tennis to Hong Kong.

  • C.T.F Qualified
  • Master’s Degree in Education & Science Degree in Physical Exercise & Sport (Spain)
  • Exercise Performance Coach
  • Competition Tennis Professional (Spain)
  • Padal Coach – and would love to develop in HK
Cristina Adamescu 41
Cristina Adamescu

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Jockey Club

Cristina Adamescu 42

Cristina Adamescu

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Jockey Club

Cristina is a qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under MESM (Mircea Eliade Sports Ministry, Bucharest). Originally from Romania, where she was a 7 time National Champion, Cristina competed on the WTA Tour from 2011-2017 and attained a world ranking of 595. Since leaving the tour, Cristina has been coaching at the Dinamo Sports Club in Bucharest and the Hanau Tennis Club in Germany, while playing in the German Hessen Liga. Cristina enjoys reading, hiking & traveling.

  • M.E.S.M. Qualified
  • Coached in Dinamo Sports Club, Bucharest
  • 7 time Romanian singles champion
  • Highest WTA singles ranking #595
  • Competed in the German Hessen Liga
Michiel Sipman 43
Michiel Sipman

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Jockey Club

Michiel Sipman 44

Michiel Sipman

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Jockey Club

Michiel is a fully qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under the RDTF (Royal Dutch Tennis Federation). Originally from The Netherlands, Michiel has been teaching tennis since 2008 in Europe, the Middle East, Australia and Asia. Michiel was previously a Senior Coach at the Jakarta International Tennis Academy, and for the Athletic Kings in Bahrain. Michiel has also held Head Coach roles at the Lawn Tennis Club De Haanenbergh in the Netherlands & Tennis World in Sydney, Australia, and also a Senior Professional role at the Remuera Racquets Club in Auckland, New Zealand. On the social side, Michiel enjoys scuba diving, hiking, reading, yoga, running & cooking.

  • R.D.T.F. Qualified
  • 12+ years coaching experience
  • Coaching in Europe, Middle East, Australia, New Zealand & Jakarta
  • Former Head Coach in Netherlands
  • Specializing in grassroots development programs
Juan Carlos Rebaza 45
Juan Carlos Rebaza

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Jockey Club

Juan Carlos Rebaza 46

Juan Carlos Rebaza

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Jockey Club

Juan Carlos is a fully qualified tennis teaching professional under the USPTA (United States Professionals Tennis Association). Originally from Peru, he is a former Peru National doubles champion and member of the Peru Davis Cup team. Immediately prior to coming to HK, Juan Carlos was coaching leading Chinese junior and WTA/ATP players at the Yingkai Olympic Facility in Zhengzhou, China. Prior to that, he spent 10 years coaching/playing in the USA. He has been coaching at the Camelback Tennis Centre and the Phoenician Resort in Arizona, and St Andrew’s Club in Boca Raton, Florida. He was also ranked top 30 in NCAA Div 1 singles. Juan Carlos is a football fan and lover of ancient history and is available for lessons from Monday to Saturday.

  • U.S.P.T.A. Qualified
  • Former Peru National Doubles Champion
  • Former Peru Davis Cup player
  • Top 30 N.C.A.A. rank in Div I singles
  • Coach of WTA & ATP players in Yingkai Olympic Facility, Zhengzhou, China
Alex Herrera 47
Alex Herrera

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Jockey Club

Alex Herrera 48

Alex Herrera

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Jockey Club

Alex is a fully qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under the ATPCA (Australian Tennis Professional Coaches Association). With a family background in Paraguay, Alex was born and raised in Australia, and tennis & martial arts were always a dominant part of his life. Following coaching stints in Australia, Alex came to HK in 2005, when he spent 2 years as a Senior Tennis Professional at the HKJC. Following that, Alex took on a coaching role with OTR at the HK Tennis Centre for 5 years. Alex then went to Costa Rica where he worked in tennis & fitness training for a further 7 years and began a focus on fitness & health. He became one of Asia’s leading physical educators, studying directly under world renowned Movement specialist Ido Portal since 2011. Alex takes a creative, holistic approach towards his tennis teaching, and on the social side enjoys snowboarding, athletics, music and soccer.

  • ATPCA Qualified Professional
  • Came to HK in 2005
  • Former Senior Tennis Professional at The HKJC
  • Worked as a Tennis Professional for OTR at The HKTC for 5 years
  • Mentored under world renowned Ido Portal since 2011
Elliot Peyre 49
Elliot Peyre

Tennis Professional - LRC & HK Jockey Club

Elliot Peyre 50

Elliot Peyre

Tennis Professional - LRC & HK Jockey Club

Elliot is a qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under the United States Professional Tennis Registry (PTR). He is currently the Assistant Tennis Professional at HK Parkview Club, the LRC and The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen, here in Hong Kong. Elliot has been a sparring partner for touring professionals such as Marcos Baghdatis, Richard Gasquet, Nicolas Mahut and Peng Shuai. He is an extremely passionate coach and always strives to enable his students to reach their full potential. Elliot is a passionate sportsman and enjoys skiing, all kind of racquet sport and loves baking.

  • 14PTR Qualified
  • Coaching full-time since 2019
  • Sparring partner for Marcos Baghdatis, Richard Gasquet & Nicolas Mahut
  • Passionate Sportsman
Billy Fung 51
Billy Fung

Tennis Professional - HK Jockey Club

Billy Fung 52

Billy Fung

Tennis Professional - HK Jockey Club

Billy is one of Hong Kong’s leading local Tennis Professionals. He is a fully qualified Tennis Coach under the HK Tennis Association Tennis Coaches Section (HKTACS) and has also been a Coaches’ Tutor – actively involved in the training and education of aspiring local coaches. As a former Staff Professional for the HK Tennis Association, Billy has been involved with the training of some of HK’s leading junior players over the past 20 years. He has also been the Head Tennis Professional at the Kowloon Chai Homeowners Association Club and an Assistant Tennis Professional at the Hong Lok Yuen Country Club. As a player, Billy was HK’s 45 & over Doubles Champion in 2001 (with his regular partner, Lany Fok), and also enjoys swimming, badminton and squash.

  • H.K.T.A.C.S. Qualified
  • 30+ years coaching experience
  • Former Head Coach at KCHOA Club
  • Former Coach Tutor
  • Former HK 45s doubles champion
Juan Antonio Sala Ramos 53
Juan Antonio Sala Ramos

Tennis Director - HK Parkview Club

Juan Antonio Sala Ramos 54

Juan Antonio Sala Ramos

Tennis Director - HK Parkview Club

Juan comes to us with an enormous amount of experience as a coach, director as well as tutor for other coaches (ITF Level 1 Tutor/Speaker at The ITF World Coaches Conference 2021). He started his career in Spain alongside legendary coach Carlos Rodriguez (Ex coach of Li Na and Justine Henin). Juan is an International Professional Level 3 (RPT) certified professional who also has ATPCA and GPTCA qualifications. He has worked in Spain at The JC Ferrero Equelite Sport Academy before running his own Rise academy in Shanghai. Juan came to HK in 2019 and worked for The HK Tennis Association as The Manager of Participation and Head Coach for The NTFS – National Training Future Squads where he was responsible for coach education, development and implementation of training as well as tournament programs for all HKTA colour ball programs. His speciality and passion is in colour-ball junior development but Juan also loves working with adults and elite players too. In his free time, Juan is passionate about cooking and has a love for films. We are very excited to have Juan on our team and bring his expertise to all of you.

  • Elite Professional – USPTA
  • Certified Tennis Performance Specialist – ITPA
  • International Professional Level 3 – RPT
  • Advanced Pro Level 2 – ATPCA
  • International Coach – GPTCA
  • RFET National Wheelchair Tennis Coach
  • 2016 Coach of The Year – Shanghai Sports Awards
  • Former Head of Participation/Head Coach for HKTA’s NTS Futures Programs
  • ITF Level 1 Tutor
  • ITF World Coach Conference Speaker (2021)
  • 15 years coaching experience
Cristian Van Diemen Ribas 55
Cristian Van Diemen Ribas

Head Tennis Professional - HK Parkview Club

Cristian Van Diemen Ribas 56

Cristian Van Diemen Ribas

Head Tennis Professional - HK Parkview Club

Cristian started his career as a professional coach more than 10 years ago, after entering the top 70 players of the Spanish National Ranking. Since an early age, he has always been very clear about his motivations: a continuous strive for professional growth, passion for learning, always setting himself with high standards and discipline, without losing sight of enjoying the journey. He is considered a visionary coach, very complete and versatile, having trained from 3-year-old toddlers to ATP and WTA players. His international experience firstly as a player and secondly as a coach has given him a global and advanced knowledge of the world of tennis. After coaching in Spain, Belgium and the Netherlands, he is now in Hong Kong ready to inspire all those as passionate about tennis as him.

  • R.P.T. / P.T.C.A. Qualified
  • 10+ years coaching experience
  • Top 70 Spanish ranking
  • Coaching in Spain, Belgium & Netherlands
  • Experience coaching both WTA & ATP players
Ramazan Nureev 57
Ramazan Nureev

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Parkview Club

Ramazan Nureev 58

Ramazan Nureev

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Parkview Club

Ramazan is a native of Kazan, Tatarstan in Russia. After being introduced to tennis at the age of 8, Ramazan held the number 1 position from U12 – U18 in the region. He won many Russian, ITF and USTA titles as a junior. He went on to play NCAA Division 1 college tennis for St. Bonaventure University, where he also majored in International Relations. After graduating, Ramazan joined The John McEnroe Tennis Academy in New York City as he embarked on his coaching career. He is an internationally certified PTR coach. He is experienced with individual and group sessions with players of all ages and levels, in addition to fitness & mental training. Ramazan also worked as a hitting partner for John McEnroe (former world #1) prior to exhibition matches at grand slams. In 2018, Ramzan gained his ATP doubles ranking whilst working on tour with ranked professional players. Ramazan has worked all over the world – Russia, America, China before coming to Hong Kong in 2022. In his spare time, he loves cooking, reading, traveling, architecture and retro cars. Ramazan makes a great addition to our team and he’s excited to bring his passion for teaching to all of you.

  • PTR Certified Tennis Professional
  • Former #1 Junior U12 – U18 from Kazan, Tatarstan (Russia)
  • NCAA Div 1 College tennis player (St. Bonaventure University)
  • Worked at the prestigious John McEnroe Tennis Academy (New York City)
  • Hitting partner to John McEnore (Former world #1)
  • ATP Doubles ranking (2018)
Patrik Brydolf 59
Patrik Brydolf

Senior Tennis Professional - The American Club & HK Parkview Club

Patrik Brydolf 60

Patrik Brydolf

Senior Tennis Professional - The American Club & HK Parkview Club

Originally from Sweden, before turning to a career in coaching, Patrik was a player on the men’s professional tennis tour. As a junior competitor, he held a #1 Swedish National ranking, an ITF Junior ranking of #42, was a European Champion in the U18, and competed in Junior Grand Slam tournaments. Patrik made his best ATP world ranking of #527 in singles and #348 in doubles when he was only 19 years old. Patrik began working with top juniors and pro players at the second largest club in Sweden, serving as both a tennis and fitness coach. Patrik continued to work independently as a private coach for WTA and ATP Swedish players and expanded his coaching at clubs to working with players of all age and abilities, from beginner to competitive, in private and group clinics.

  • Qualified under Swedish Tennis Federation
  • Former ATP ranking #523 (singles), #348 (doubles)
  • Former Swedish #1 junior & European Champion U18
  • Tennis & Fitness Coach Lidingo Tennis Club
  • Tennis Coach at Trollbacken Tennis Club
  • Tennis Coach at The American Club, HK since 2018
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Raul Gardia

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Parkview Club

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Raul Gardia

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Parkview Club

Originally from Argentina, Raul is a qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under the Argentine Tennis Association. As a player, he competed on the ITF/ATP Tour and achieved an ATP world ranking in doubles and an absolute National singles ranking in Spain of 50. He has worked with players of all levels and spent 3 years as a High Performance Coach at the Club Lawn Tennis-San Juan, in Argentina and 8 years as a High Performance Coach at the Club Banco Hispano, in Argentina. Raul spent time sparring with other ATP players at Filari Tennis in Italy and over many summers at Club Tennis Guardarrama in Spain. Raul especially loves working with junior players and this is evident by his unrivalled on-court enthusiasm. Raul enjoys playing all sports, music, and movies.

  • Qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under The Argentine Tennis Association
  • Competed on The ITF/ATP Tour as a player
  • ATP Doubles ranking
  • Sparring partner to numerous ATP players in Italy and Spain
  • 11 years coaching experience
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Marcos Manqueros

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Parkview Club

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Marcos Manqueros

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Parkview Club

Marcos is a fully qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under the USPTA, with over 35 years of tennis coaching experience. Marcos has served as Tennis Director at a number of prestigious private clubs and tennis academy programs, including 3 years as Tennis Director at the LRC, 10 years as Tennis Director at the Hong Kong Jockey Club, 6 years as Tennis Director at the American Club and 2 years as Tennis Director at The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen. He also founded and directed both the very successful Crouching Tiger Tennis program at SCAA and The Manhattan Racquet Club. As a coach, Marcos has coached over 150 highly ranked HK juniors, including 24 HK #1 age group juniors. He has placed over 25 juniors in high level USA collegiate tennis, with several All Americans. He has captained and played on several HKTA Premier/A+ Championship teams, as well as coaching a number of successful Men’s and Ladies teams in both the HKTA and Ladies Morning leagues. He has also coached and captained a number of Junior HKTA and Prince Challenge Championship teams. Marcos enjoys world travel, beach sports, hiking, biking, billiards, reading and writing.

  • U.S.P.T.A Qualified
  • 35 years coaching experience
  • Coach of over 24 HK#1 juniors
  • Former Tennis Director at LRC, HK Jockey Club, American Club, SCAA Crouching Tiger Academy & Hong Lok Yuen Country Club
  • Helped place over 25 HK juniors in high level USA collegiate tennis teams
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Jaimie Olarieta

Tennis Professional - HK Parkview Club

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Jaimie Olarieta

Tennis Professional - HK Parkview Club

Jaime is a qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) and the Registro Professional De Tennis (RPT-Europe). Jaime has been teaching tennis since 2010, both in Spain and the USA. He has held coaching positions in Club Tenis Guadarrama (Spain) and Club Brezo Osuna (Spain). Jaime was also the Assistant Coach at Midland University (USA) and immediately prior to coming to HK was coaching with the RPT. Jaime loves all action sports and also enjoys cooking.

  • Qualified under the USPTA
  • Qualified under the RPT (Europe)
  • Assistant Coach at Midland University
  • Coach at Club Tenis Guadarrama
  • Coach at Club Brezo Osuna
  • Coach at HK Parkview Club since 2021
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Todd Hooper

Tennis Director - The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen

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Todd Hooper

Tennis Director - The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen

Todd is a Tennis Australia qualified coach (Advanced) and also qualified under the USPTA. He was awarded a tennis scholarship at Brigham Young University (Hawaii), studying Business & Marketing. After university, he continued to stay in the tennis arena, travelling on the WTA Tour with a top 100 player as her coach. Arriving in HK in 2003, Todd took up the position of Assistant National Coach, working with many of HK’s leading junior players. He then went on to be the Head Tennis Professional at HK Parkview Club for 5 years, before heading to the USA taking up a position in Florida as Director of Operations at Brandywine Tennis & Fitness Club. Todd returned to HK with his wife and family in 2018 and took on the Senior Tennis Professional role at The Pacific Club, before now coming out to Hong Lok Yuen. Todd enjoys all sports and is also a scratch golfer.

  • Tennis Australia Qualified
  • USPTA Qualified
  • Former WTA Tour Coach
  • Head Tennis Professional HK Parkview Club 5 for years
  • Director of Operations Brandywine Tennis & Fitness Club, Florida for 2 years
  • Senior Tennis Professional at The Pacific Club, HK for 2 years
  • Scratch golfer
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Matias Frachia

Head Tennis Professional - The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen

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Matias Frachia

Head Tennis Professional - The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen

Matias is from Argentina, where he grew up as a junior tennis player, National gymnast & swimmer. He has been coaching for the past 20 years in clubs and academies in Argentina, Spain, Mexico and here in HK. He has worked with performance players at the JC Ferrero Academy in Spain and both club and elite level juniors at the Guillermo Vilas Club in Argentina. Matias came to HK in 2013 and spent 8 years as an Elite Development Coach for the HK Tennis Association, and also coached at both HK Parkview Club and the HK Jockey Club. Matias joined The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen in 2021 as its Head Tennis Professional.

  • Argentine Tennis Association Qualified
  • HK Tennis Association/ITF Qualified
  • 20 years coaching experience
  • Coach at Guillermo Vilas Club
  • Coach at J.C. Ferrero Academy
  • HKTA Performance Coach (8 years)
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Jerome Lacorte

Senior Tennis Professional - CCHLY & BRCC

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Jerome Lacorte

Senior Tennis Professional - CCHLY & BRCC

Jerome is a qualified tennis professional under the French Federation since 1996. Prior to coming to Hong Kong in 2010, he coached in a number of leading French clubs, was the Head Tennis Professional at Ivry-sur-Seine for over 5 years and worked with French National junior players during this time. Since his settlement in HK, Jerome has been coaching in various clubs and residences, including Tregunter Club, HK Parkview, HKCC, LRC and was also a Senior Professional at the HKJC from 2012-2018. In 2014, Jerome organised a fundraising and broke the World Guinness Record of the “most consecutive opponents in singles tennis games”. To do this, he played 33 tennis singles matches in a row over 32hrs 21mins. Among the players that participated: Eliot Teltscher, Philip King, Zhang Ling, Tong Ka Po, and Paradorn Srichaphan as a special guest. Jerome enjoys golf, hikes, runs, and practices meditation regularly. Jerome is available for lessons on selected weekdays.

  • F.T.F. Qualified
  • 15+ years coaching experience
  • Head Coach at Ivry-sur-Seine
  • Worked with French National junior players
  • Guinness World Record holder for “most consecutive opponents in singles tennis games” (33 matches in 32hrs, 31mins)
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Raymond Kiew

Tennis Professional - Beas River Country Club

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Raymond Kiew

Tennis Professional - Beas River Country Club

Raymond is a fully certified Tennis Teaching Professional under Tennis Canada (NCCP), the Tennis Professionals Association (TPA), United States Professional Tennis Registry (USPTR), Australian Tennis Professionals Association (ATPCA) and is also a certified TRX strength & conditioning trainer. He has been a varsity player for over 20 years and coaching full time for the past 10 years in Canada & Hong Kong. Since arriving in HK, Raymond has been coaching with Peak Performance Academy in the Canadian International School and Independent Schools Foundation. He has also taught at the HK Cricket Club and the LRC. Raymond is very passionate about seeing his students improve and you will see this in your lessons with him. He can conduct lessons in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

  • N.C.C.P. / U.S.P.T.R. / A.T.P.C.A. Qualified
  • Certified TRX strength & conditioning trainer
  • 10+ years coaching experience
  • Former coach at HKCC, LRC, CCHLY & CIS
  • 20 years varsity player
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Leo Lau

Tennis Professional - HKJC | PPC

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Leo Lau

Tennis Professional - HKJC | PPC

Leo is a fully qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under the USPTR (United States Professional Tennis Registry) and has been teaching tennis in Hong Kong since 1995. In his “younger” days, he was one of HK’s leading junior players, representing the territory in a number of international junior events. He was also a member of the Hong Kong Davis Cup Squad in 1996 & 1997. A regular competitor in local tournaments, Leo has on several occasions, held a Top 10 singles ranking in HK and is a former winner of the Mixed Doubles titles in the SCAA and CRC Open. As a Teaching Professional, Leo has previously taught in the Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club, Pacific Club and SCAA. He enjoys all sports, but has a passion for soccer and golf.

  • U.S.P.T.R Qualified
  • 25+ years coaching experience
  • Former HK Davis Cup squad member
  • Former HK top 10 ranking
  • Former winner of SCAA & CRC Open mixed doubles titles
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Omar Gabriel

Assistant Coach - LRC

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Omar Gabriel

Assistant Coach - LRC

  • A.T.P.C.A Qualified Tennis Teaching Professional
  • Assistant Coach at the LRC since 2008
  • Coaching adult & junior players for 18 years in HK
  • Training style is a true workout for everyone
  • Great hitting partner for all skill levels
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Craig Taylor

Tennis Professional - HKTC

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Craig Taylor

Tennis Professional - HKTC

Craig is a fully qualified tennis teaching professional under Tennis Australia and comes from a tennis rich family, having competed on the satellite tour with his twin brother Justin, and worked together with his cousin David, who was Australia’s Fed Cup Captain. Craig has held Head Tennis Professional positions at Cooper Park in Sydney, and the Shangri-la Hotel in Singapore. He has also taught at the Sanctuary Cove Resort on the Australian Gold Coast and heads to Switzerland every summer to work with Roy Emerson in his world renowned signature tennis camps. Craig enjoys horse racing & all typical Aussie sports.

  • Tennis Australia Qualified
  • 30+ years coaching experience
  • Coaches with Roy Emerson annually at signature tennis camps
  • Coaching in Switzerland, Australia & Singapore
  • Competed on Satellite tour
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Our Management Team

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Jason Sankey – Program Director
Andy Brothers – Managing Director
Andrew Town – High Performance Coach
Grace Lee – Finance Manager

Phoenix Wong – Administration
Chase Adnan –  Administration
Sandy Chow –  Administration
Eman Siu –  UTR Administration

Coaching Opportunities

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