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)

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Pepe Caballero 1
Pepe Caballero

Tennis Director - The American Club

Pepe Caballero 2

Pepe Caballero

Tennis Director - The American Club

Pepe is from Spain, where he grew up as one of Spain’s leading junior players. He was a member of the National Training Squad and a former Spanish National Doubles Champion. Pepe attended the University of New Mexico on a full tennis scholarship and went on to become 2 time All American, even having a court at the University named after him. Turning to coaching, Pepe is a RPT qualified level 4 professional, and also a NCAA/ITA member coach. He was previously the Director of Tennis at Club Tennis Cubelles in Barcelona, and also did stints as the Men’s Coach at Oklahoma State University and the Women’s Coach at Princeton University. Arriving in HK back in 2011, Pepe spent 2 years as the Head Coach of the HK National Training Squad Program. He has also spent the past 5 years teaching both at the Kowloon Cricket Club and the Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club.

  • RPT Qualified (level 4)
  • RPT Tennis Director
  • ICI Tennis Director
  • NCAA/ITA Member Coach
  • 2 Time All American (UNM)
  • Spanish Doubles Champion
  • Director of Tennis at Club Tennis Cubelles (Spain)
  • Assistant Coach (Women’s Tennis) Princeton University
  • Assistant Coach (Men’s Tennis) Oklahoma State University
  • Head Coach for the HK Tennis Association (2 years)
  • Tennis Director at The American Club since 2022
Francesc Canabate 3
Francesc Canabate

Junior Tennis Director - The American Club

Francesc Canabate 4

Francesc Canabate

Junior Tennis Director - The American Club

Xesc comes from Mallorca in Spain. He started playing at the age of 9 but quickly grew to become one of Spain’s leading juniors and was ranked 7th in Europe through the European Championships.
He competed on both the ITF and ATP circuit and reached a top 50 ranking in the open category in Spain.
Xesc grew up Sparring with the likes of Rafael Nadal, Carlos Moya (Former number 1 ATP), Barbara Strycova (Top 20 WTA), Anna Ivanovic (Former WTA number 1) and Flavia Penneta (Former Top 10 WTA).
In his career as a coach, Xesc was fortunate enough to work alongside and be inspired by Toni Nadal (Rafael Nadal’s former coach) as well as Joan Bosch (Carlos Moya’s former coach).
Xesc has worked as a coach at The Spanish High Performance Sports Centre and founded an academy where he directed more than 200 players and honed his passion for teaching.
Xesc considers himself an ambitious, yet disciplined coach who is motivated to help any player of any level, strive to reach the next level.

Xesc’s biggest hobby is art. He is passionate about painting, participating in other sports like football and has a love for travelling and meeting people from all over the world.

  • R.F.E.T Qualified
  • 10+ years coaching experience
  • Top 50 Spanish ranking
  • Competed on ITF/ATP circuit
  • Trained with Toni Nadal
Luis Gonzalos 5
Luis Gonzalos

Senior Tennis Professional - The American Club

Luis Gonzalos 6

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 7
Filip Veger

Senior Tennis Professional - The American Club

Filip Veger 8

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 9
Sviatlana Pirazhenka

Senior Tennis Professional - The American Club

Sviatlana Pirazhenka 10

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
Patrik Brydolf 11
Patrik Brydolf

Senior Tennis Professional - The American Club & HK Parkview Club

Patrik Brydolf 12

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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Our Management Team

Hong Kong TennisAsia Team 14

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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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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