Ladies Recreation Club (LRC)

10 Old Peak Rd,
Mid-Levels, Hong Kong – MAP

Founded in 1883, the LRC (Ladies Recreation Club) is a private member’s club located in the heart of Hong Kong. With five-star sporting and dining facilities and outstanding service, the Club is a place for its members to gather, socialise and enjoy an array of activities for their families and guests.

As Hong Kong’s premier tennis club, it offers 10 courts (2 indoor) – 3 hard courts, 3 synthetic clay courts, 4 synthetic grass courts and boasts Hong Kong’s most extensive coaching and events club program. 

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LRC Programs

Junior
Club junior programs provide an opportunity for juniors to develop to their full potential. Our vision is to "inspire journeys which extend beyond the court", and we work towards just that. Our programs provide a holistic approach to helping juniors on their life journey through uniquely structured coaching and competitive programs.
Junior Private Lessons

Private (1 pax) and semi- private (2-3 pax) sessions conducted daily for players of all levels.

To book a session, club members can email Josh at [email protected]

Group Lessons

A fully-structured and progressive junior development program from blue → red → orange → green → yellow ball that has been tried and tested over the past 20 years.

To join the program, club members can email Josh at [email protected]

Junior Camps

Local and International Junior Training Camps in school holiday breaks.

To join a camp, club members can email Josh at [email protected]

Junior Competitions

Junior can take part in a variety of competitive events on a regular basis; Club Championships (singles & doubles), Tie-Break Shootouts, In-House League (red/orange/green/yellow), HKTA Junior Team Tennis League and UTR competitions.

To book a session, club members can email Josh at [email protected].

Elite Coaching

Customised programs for Elite athletes looking to either pursue a career in professional tennis or seek a scholarship for US College Tennis. These programs are tailored for individuals and include a unique fitness, mental and nutritional program to maximise performance both on and off the court.

To ask about entry requirements for the elite program, club members can email Josh at [email protected]

Mentorship Programs

Older juniors are invited to participate in a unique mentorship program in which they are encouraged to nurture the younger players on their journey. Our Junior mentors are provided with a Junior Mentor t-shirt and pullover to identify their positions in the program.

To enquire about joining the Mentorship Program, junior club member parents can email Josh at [email protected]

Adult
Club adult programs comprise a good mix of coaching, social & competitive events for players of all levels.
Adult Private Lessons

Private (1 pax) and semi- private (2-3 pax) sessions conducted daily for players of all levels.

To book a session, club members can email Marcos at [email protected]

Adult Clinics

Ladies & Men’s Clinics - Conducted generally in the mornings for ladies and evenings for men (4-6 pax). These clinics are catered more for the novice & intermediate players and focus on the basics of tennis.

Mixed Evening Clinics - Fun social clinics mixing men & ladies, generally focusing on some simple technique and matchplay topics. These clinics also create a nice social atmosphere, and many participants will usually end up dining together at the club after the clinic.

To join a clinic, club members can email Marcos at [email protected]

Jam Sessions

High intensity sessions for the more physical social players who want a good workout, but also need some technical instruction.

To book a session, club members can email Marcos at [email protected]

Cardio Lessons

High intensity sessions for players who want to focus on the workout aspect of the session and do not want to worry about technique. Some participants might not even have any tennis experience.

To book a session, club members can email Marcos at [email protected]

League Training

Two hour sessions for the club's men’s & ladies' league teams, which focus on more advanced doubles matchplay & strategies.

To arrange a team session, club team captains can email Marcos at [email protected]

Workshops

Shot of the Week Workshops - Weekly clinics for variety of levels which focus on a specific topic.
E.g. Topspin, Net Play, Service Return, etc.

Guest Speaker Workshops - Specialising in key areas: Technical / Tactical / Physical / Mental.

To book a workshop, club members can email Marcos at [email protected]

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LRC Monthly Events

16th Jan 2021
Mixed Progressive Social #1
21st Jan 2021
Social Tennis Evening
23rd & 24th Jan 2021
Junior Doubles Championships
30th Jan 2021
Annual Tennis Dinner
31st Jan 2021
Junior Mini-Tennis Social
3rd Feb 2021
Junior Tennis Parent's Forum
6th Feb 2021
Aussie Open Social
27th Feb 2021
Mixed Progressive Social #2
28th Feb 2021
Junior Mini-Tennis Social
6th & 7th Mar 2021
Veteran's Singles Championships
7th Mar 2021
Prince Inter-Club Junior Challenge 14U
13th Mar 2021
Mixed Progressive Social #3
20th & 21st Mar 2021
LRC Doubles Championships
17th Apr 2021
Mixed Progressive Social #4
18th Apr 2021
Junior Mini-Tennis Social
24th & 25th Apr 2021
LRC Doubles Championships
7th May 2021
Prince Inter-Club Junior Challenge 10U
16th May 2021
Junior Tie-Break Shootout
22nd & 23rd May 2021
Veteran's Mixed Doubles Championships
5th & 6th Jun 2021
Mixed Doubles Championships
13th Jun 2021
Grant Cup Tournament (Parent/Child)
26th Jun 2021
Wimbledon Day Social vs HKCC
3rd & 4th Jul 2021
Veteran's Singles Championships
17th & 18th Jul 2021
Junior Doubles Championships
4th Sep 2021
Tennis Festival
11th Sep 2021
US Open Social
25th & 26th Sep 2021
Veteran's Doubles Championships
7th Oct 2021
Pink Ribbon Charity Social
23rd & 24th Oct 2021
Junior Singles Championships
31st Oct 2021
Junior Mini-Tennis Social
7th Nov 2021
Prince Inter-Club Junior Challenge 12U
13th & 14th Nov 2021
LRC Singles Championships
25th Nov 2021
Junior Annual Tennis Dinner
28th Nov 2021
Junior Mini-Tennis Social
4th Dec 2021
Convenor's Cup
27th & 31st Jan 2021
Junior Tennis Camps
30th May 2021
Junior Mini-Tennis Social
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LRC Coaches

Marcos Manqueros 4
Marcos Manqueros

Tennis Director - LRC

Marcos Manqueros 5

Marcos Manqueros

Tennis Director - LRC

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 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 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 6
Josh Carter

Junior Tennis Director - LRC

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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 8
Nicolas Stanajic

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Nicolas Stanajic 9

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 10
Zoran Golubovic

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Zoran Golubovic 11

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 12
Matiss Libietis

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Matiss Libietis 13

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 14
Chris Moody

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Chris Moody 15

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 16
Jaume Monfort

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Jaume Monfort 17

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 18
Mikelis Libietis

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Mikelis Libietis 19

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 20
Alberto Allere

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Alberto Allere 21

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 22
Bobby Armillo

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Bobby Armillo 23

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 24
Seheno Stanajic

Senior Tennis Professional - LRC

Seheno Stanajic 25

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)
Elliot Peyre 26
Elliot Peyre

Tennis Professional - LRC & HK Jockey Club

Elliot Peyre 27

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
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