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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Todd Hooper 1
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
Alvaro Urrutia 3
Alvaro Urrutia

Head Tennis Professional

Alvaro Urrutia 4

Alvaro Urrutia

Head Tennis Professional

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
Matias Frachia 5
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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Carolina Fraccia

Tennis Professional - The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen

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Carolina Fraccia

Tennis Professional - The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen

Carolina is from Argentina, where she has spent her whole life involved in tennis and fitness. She is a qualified coach of tennis, football, gymnastics and trampoline, also representing her State in all such disciplines. She as also worked in Elite Sports Development for special Olympics athletes and rugby/hockey professional athletes in Argentina. Carolina was teaching tennis in both Argentina & Mexico before coming to HK in 2012. Since her arrival in HK, Carolina has been coaching at the HKFC, IRC, HKIS, GSIS, Canadian School and also with the HK Tennis Association.

  • Qualified under the Argentine National Tennis Association
  • Physical Education Degree
  • Gymnastics & Football Qualified Coach
  • Tennis Coach at Vilas Racquet Club, Argentina
  • Tennis Coach at Los Aromos Tennis Academy, Argentina
  • Tennis & Fitness Coach at Club El Molino, Mexico
  • Tennis Coach at HKFC, HKTA, IRC & HK Tennis Association, HK
  • Tennis Coach at The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen since 2021
Jerome Lacorte 7
Jerome Lacorte

Senior Tennis Professional - CCHLY & BRCC

Jerome Lacorte 8

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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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
Eman Siu –  UTR Administration

Coaching 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.

If you are interested in becoming a part of our TennisAsia Team, please submit your enquiries through our new automated recruitment system.

We have created a 4-stage recruitment process that involves a simple details section, multiple-choice questionnaire, a live zoom interview and finally a video lesson. 

It’s really important for us to get to know the people we are going to work with rather than just look at their qualifications in isolation.

If this is something you’d like to explore, you can click on the link here which will automatically guide you through the stages: https://tennisasiarecruit.com/apply

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Thank you for your time and we hope you do consider joining our TennisAsia team.

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