The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen

Hong Lok Yuen, Tai Po, N.T.,
Hong Kong – MAP

As the New Territories’ premier private country club, the Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen has been an exclusive resort oasis in a tranquil, green environment conveniently located between Tai Po and Fanling in the New Territories of Hong Kong for almost 30 years.

It provides a wide range of dining & sporting facilities for its members, and runs an extensive junior development program for its aspiring champions on its 5 synthetic grass tennis courts.

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CCHLY 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 Anthony 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 Anthony at [email protected]

Junior Camps

Local and International Junior Training Camps in school holiday breaks.

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

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CCHLY Monthly Events

29th Jan 2022
Aussie Open Social
13th Feb 2022
Junior Tennis Series Tournament
20th Feb 2022
Junior Fun Day - FREE
31st Jan 2022
CNY Junior Camps
20th Mar 2022
Club Mixed Doubles Championships
4th Apr 2022
Easter Junior Camps
12th Sep 2021
US Open Social
17th Oct 2021
Doubles Championships
21st Nov 2021
Singles Championships
5th Dec 2021
Mixed Doubles Championships
9th Dec 2021
Ladies Champagne Social
13th Nov 2021
HLY TA Green Cup
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CCHLY Coaches

Todd Hooper 4
Todd Hooper

Tennis Director - The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen

Todd Hooper 5

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 6
Alvaro Urrutia

Head Tennis Professional - The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen

Alvaro Urrutia 7

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
Matias Frachia 8
Matias Frachia

Head Tennis Professional - The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen

Matias Frachia 9

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)
Carolina Fraccia

Tennis Professional - The Country Club at Hong Lok Yuen

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 10
Jerome Lacorte

Senior Tennis Professional - CCHLY & BRCC

Jerome Lacorte 11

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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