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
Andrew Town 3
Andrew Town

High Performance Coach

Andrew Town 4

Andrew Town

High Performance Coach

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 5
Ilija Vucic

Tennis Professional - IRC

Ilija Vucic 6

Ilija Vucic

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 7
Marko Baralić

Tennis Professional - Aberdeen

Marko Baralić 8

Marko Baralić

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 9
Sanjay Kumar

Tennis Professional - HKTC

Sanjay Kumar 10

Sanjay Kumar

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 11
Hsin Han Lee

Tennis Professional

Hsin Han Lee 12

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
Marcos Manqueros 13
Marcos Manqueros

Head Tennis Professional

Marcos Manqueros 14

Marcos Manqueros

Head Tennis Professional

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
Josh Carter 15
Josh Carter

Junior Tennis Director - LRC

Josh Carter 16

Josh Carter

Junior Tennis Director - LRC

Josh is a fully qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under Tennis Canada, the LTA (UK) and the PTR (UK) and has been teaching tennis since 2008. He has held Senior Coach roles at the Edgar Sports Centre in New Zealand and David Lloyds in the UK, and Head Coach roles at the Sutton Junior Tennis Academy (UK) and Global Tennis Academy (USA). Josh has a keen interest in health and fitness and holds a Diploma in Sports & Exercise Science. Josh also enjoys travel, golf, basketball, snowboarding and is a self confessed foodie.

  • Tennis Canada / L.T.A. (UK) / P.T.R. (UK) Qualified
  • 15 years coaching experience
  • Senior Coach role at David Lloyd Academy (UK) & Edgar Sports Centre (NZ)
  • Head Coach role at Sutton Junior Tennis Academy (UK) & Global Tennis Academy (USA)
  • Junior Tennis Director at LRC since 2019
Nicolas Stanajic 17
Nicolas Stanajic

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Nicolas Stanajic 18

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 19
Zoran Golubovic

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Zoran Golubovic 20

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
Matiss Libietis 21
Matiss Libietis

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Matiss Libietis 22

Matiss Libietis

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Matiss is a fully qualified Tennis Professional under the LSPA (Latvia) and the ITF and has been coaching tennis full-time since 2010. Matiss is a former Latvian number #1 ranked player and Davis Cup Team member. He has traveled on the ATP Tour as a coach for players ranked as high as #56. Following coaching assignments in Georgia, New Jersey, Hawaii and Dubai, Matiss also spent two years in Hong Kong as a High Performance Coach at the American Club. Matiss attended the Hawaii Pacific University on a full tennis scholarship and ended the season as the #1 ranked doubles player in NCAA Div II. Matiss enjoys all sports.

  • 10+ years coaching experience
  • Former Latvian #1 singles player
  • Former Latvian Davis Cup player
  • #1 ranked doubles player N.C.A.A. Div II
Chris Moody 23
Chris Moody

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Chris Moody 24

Chris Moody

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Chris is a qualified Level 2 (advanced) Tennis Teaching Professional under Tennis Australia and has over 15 years tennis coaching experience, with the majority focusing on developing juniors from grassroots to Elite international players. Prior to coming to the LRC, Chris spent 5 years with Tennis Australia as the State Coordinator based at the National Academy (Queensland), and focused on both junior player and coach development. He was also responsible for the delivery and management of the State’s Tennis in Schools workshops and conferences. Also tasked with Coach Education, Chris presented at the 2018 Australian Open Grand Slam International Coaches Conference. Chris has a range of interests in sports, and is also a qualified Remedial Masseur, Myotherapist, Strength & Conditioning Coach, Sports Power Coach and Personal Fitness Trainer. He enjoys hiking, fitness, movies and the beach.

  • Tennis Australia Qualified (advanced)
  • Qualified remedial masseur, myotherapist, strength & conditioning coach, sports power coach and personal trainer
  • 15+ years coaching experience
  • Former State Coordinator/Coach Education with Tennis Queensland
  • Experience developing juniors from grassroots to elite
Jaume Monfort 25
Jaume Monfort

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Jaume Monfort 26

Jaume Monfort

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Jaume is a certified Tennis Teaching Professional under the USPTA, RPT & RFET and has been teaching tennis full-time since 2001. Jaume has worked both as a high performance coach in academies with full-time players on the ITF/WTA tour, and in a club environment with recreational adults & juniors. He has held these roles in Spain, Germany, Dubai & China. Since coming to HK in 2011, Jaume worked with the HK Tennis Association and was the Head Coach for the HK Tennis Association’s National Squad. Within this role, Jaume worked with and traveled with a number of HK’s leading junior and open players. Jaume enjoys football, boxing and traveling.

  • U.S.P.T.A. / R.P.T. / R.F.E.T. Qualified
  • 20 years coaching experience
  • Coached in Spain, Germany, Dubai & China
  • High Performance Coach on ITF/WTA Tours
  • Head Coach for HKTA National Squad
Mikelis Libietis 27
Mikelis Libietis

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Mikelis Libietis 28

Mikelis Libietis

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Mike is fully qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under the Latvian Sports Federation and was previously teaching professionally at the Cherokee Country Club in Knoxville, Tennessee. Mike had an impressive playing career, having reached a career high ATP world ranking of 352 (singles), 172 (doubles) winning total of 18 ITF Futures and 2 ATP Challenger titles. Mike was also on the Latvian Davis Cup team. In college, Mike was 2013, 2014, 2015 ITA All American, the 2014, 2015 University of Tennessee Athlete of the Year and reached #1 ranking in singles & doubles NCAA Division 1. Mike is passionate about basketball & golf.

L.S.F. Qualified
Highest ATP ranking #352 (singles) & #172 (doubles)
Winner of 18 ITF Futures titles & 2 ATP Challenger titles
Latvian Davis Cup player
2013, 2014, 2015 All American
2014, 2015 University of Tennessee Athlete of the Year

Alberto Allere 29
Alberto Allere

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Alberto Allere 30

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
Bobby Armillo 31
Bobby Armillo

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Bobby Armillo 32

Bobby Armillo

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Bobby is a fully qualified Tennis Professional and certified International Tennis Federation (ITF) level 2 coach. Himself a leading player in the Philippines, Bobby gained most of his coaching experience from traveling to different countries to coach and create training & tournament programs for players, teams, national associations, international tennis academies and schools, collaborating with their objectives. His involvement in coaching, planning, and operation of tennis programs has been successful both locally and abroad. Bobby’s goal is to provide his players with innovative ways of engaging to ensure their level of tennis can constantly improve. Bobby enjoys scuba diving, boogie boarding and listening to music.

  • I.T.F. Qualified (level 2)>
  • 20+ years coaching experience
  • Nationally ranked in the Philippines
  • Created training programs both nationally & internationally
  • Innovative teaching style for players of all levels
  • Senior Pro at LRC since 2014
Seheno Stanajic 33
Seheno Stanajic

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Seheno Stanajic 34

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)
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
Elliot Peyre 47
Elliot Peyre

Tennis Professional - LRC & HK Jockey Club

Elliot Peyre 48

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
Jademan Chan 49
Jademan Chan

Tennis Professional - HK Jockey Club

Jademan Chan 50

Jademan Chan

Tennis Professional - HK Jockey Club

Jademan is a fully qualified Level 3 Tennis Teaching Professional under the HKTACS (HKTA Tennis Coaches’ Section) and was born and brought up here in Hong Kong. In 1977, as one of Hong Kong’s leading junior players, Jademan was the winner of both the CRC School Boy’s Singles Championships and the CRC School Boy’s Doubles Championships. In 1978, Jademan represented Hong Kong in the Junior Asian Games held in Korea. Jademan has now been at the Hong Kong Jockey Club since 1994 and is very involved with the club’s junior players. In his spare time, Jademan enjoys relaxing with swimming, golf and table tennis.

  • H.K.T.A. Qualified (level 3)
  • 35 years coaching experience
  • Coaching at HKJC since 1996
  • Former CRC-HK Schoolboys singles & doubles champion
  • Represented HK in the Junior Asian Games
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
Cristian Van Diemen Ribas 53
Cristian Van Diemen Ribas

Head Tennis Professional - HK Parkview Club

Cristian Van Diemen Ribas 54

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
Johnny County 55
Johnny County

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Parkview Club

Johnny County 56

Johnny County

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Parkview Club

Jon is originally from Australia, where he began his Tennis career and became a highly ranked junior player before pursuing a career as a Tennis coaching professional. He has over 20 years of coaching experience and was recognized as one of Australia’s youngest coaches to receive an Advanced Tennis Coaching diploma through Tennis Australia. His 20 years of experience in various coaching & management positions have taken him around the world gaining a vast amount of experience working with some of the sport’s top ranked juniors in the UK & Singapore before settling in Hong Kong 10 years ago. His passion lies in imparting knowledge to build both the athlete and the player, encompassing a technical, tactical, physical & mental approach to the game. He specializes in developing children of all ages from a beginner level through to an elite/competition level.

  • Tennis Australia Qualified (advanced)
  • 20+ years coaching experience
  • Former coach of top ranked juniors in UK & Singapore
  • Head Coach at HK Parkview Club for 3 years
Francesc Canabate 57
Francesc Canabate

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Parkview Club

Francesc Canabate 58

Francesc Canabate

Senior Tennis Professional - HK Parkview Club

Xesc Manresa is a coach with a journey in the world of tennis. He started as a player at the age of 9 and was in a high performance sports center in Spain. He managed to be ranked among the top 50 open players in Spain, and the 7th ranked junior in Europe in the European Championships. He also competed on the ITF / ATP circuit. All those years as a player, he was lucky to share training & sparring with players such as Rafael Nadal, Carlos Moya (Former Number 1 ATP), Barbora Strycova (Top 20 WTA), Anna Ivanovic (Former WTA Number 1) and Flavia Penneta (Former Top 10 ATP). In his career as a coach, he has always been considered a fighter, with ambition, discipline and a desire to improve his students. All this with joy, enjoying the little ones and the oldest. He is a coach for all levels, but specialized in competition. Xesc also spent a lot of time on the track with coaches such as Toni Nadal (Rafael Nadal’s former coach) and Joan Bosch (Carlos Moya’s former coach) among others. He has worked as a coach at the Spanish High Performance Sports Center and founded a tennis academy where he directed more than 200 players. His biggest hobby is art – and he is passionate about painting. In addition, he loves doing any sport and traveling around the world.

  • R.F.E.T Qualified
  • 10+ years coaching experience
  • Top 50 Spanish ranking
  • Competed on ITF/ATP circuit
  • Trained with Toni Nadal
Matt Barr 59
Matt Barr

Tennis Professional - HK Parkview Club

Matt Barr 60

Matt Barr

Tennis Professional - HK Parkview Club

Matt is a qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under the ATPCA (Australian Tennis Professional Coaches Association) and comes from Melbourne, Australia. Prior to coming to HK in 2009, Matt was a Senior Tennis Professional at the Balwyn Tennis School in Melbourne. Prior to that, he spent two years on the WTA Tour as a hitting partner and coach for a WTA player. Matt also spent 4 years from 2000, as a Teaching Professional at the Wonga Park Tennis Club. After his arrival in HK, Matt was the Senior Tennis Professional at the Hong Lok Yuen Country Club for a year, followed by a year in Singapore at the British Club. Matt has been at Parkview since 2011.

  • A.T.P.C.A. Qualified
  • 20+ years coaching experience
  • Coached on WTA Tour
  • Coached at British Club, Singapore
  • HK Parkview coach since 2011
Anthony Rost 61
Anthony Rost

Tennis Director - The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen

Anthony Rost 62

Anthony Rost

Tennis Director - The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen

Anthony is a fully qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under the FTT (French Tennis Organization) and has been teaching and working in the sports arena for over 18 years both in Europe and in Hong Kong. Competing at national level in France over 20 years ago, and then working for a Tennis-studies Academy back in Europe, Anthony continued to improve his skills in teaching tennis and specific fitness preparation. To enhance his teaching skills, he also completed a P.E Master’s Degree in Paris to assist him in his sports and tennis teaching programs. Arriving in Hong Kong in 2010, he first worked as a tennis and fitness coach for full-time juniors playing international Asian tournaments. Anthony then spent 5 years as a Senior Tennis Professional at the HK Jockey Club. His focus now is combining his tennis and pedagogy teaching skills for juniors and adults. He always strives to create for his students, the most efficient and fun way to improve. He is passionate with learning about the cultural differences between countries and how they impact his work through video, website, travels, and projects. Anthony also spent a semester learning Cantonese in Hong Kong and Mandarin at Taipei University.

  • F.T.T. Qualified
  • 20+ years coaching experience
  • Master’s Degree in Physical Education
  • Tennis & fitness coach for international touring juniors
  • Competed at National level in France
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Alvaro Urrutia

Head Tennis Professional - The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen

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Alvaro Urrutia

Head Tennis Professional - The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen

Alvaro is a qualified Tennis Teaching Professional under TCA (Tennis Coaches Australia) and DTB (German Tennis Federation) and has over 30 years teaching experience worldwide. He has held Head and Senior Professional roles in Clubs and Associations in Germany, Australia, India, Thailand and HK. He has taught juniors ranked in the world’s top 20 ITF and both WTA and ATP Tour players. Alvaro has also worked with Pat Cash and Wally Masur (Australian Davis Cup Captain). As a player, He was formerly #10 in Chile and played in the German Bundesliga (#8 in Berlin). Alvaro has competed against players ranked in the ATP top 20, and was a 5 time Asian 35s Singles Champion and represented Germany in the 35s World Championships (reached last 16 in the world). He was also the runner-up in the HK National Singles Championships in 2002.

  • T.C.A. / D.T.B Qualified
  • 30+ years coaching experience
  • Former #10 in Chile>
  • Played in German Bundesliga
  • 5 time Asian 35s singles champion
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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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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 – Director
Grace Lee – Finance Manager
Jenny Liu – Marketing Manager

Sharon Tsang – Administration
Chase Adnan –  Administration

Job Opportunities

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TennisAsia can provide an exciting career as a tennis professional in Asia, and is always looking for experienced, motivated, high energy professionals for upcoming job openings. Interested individuals with recognized international coaching qualifications can email their CV, photo in tennis attire and a brief introduction letter to [email protected]

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