Peter is the Coaching Director and Founder of Eastern Tennis Academy. His enjoyment of tennis begun at a young age and quickly developed into a professional career that involved competing at State level for 15 years and at ATP Satellites/Futures events for over 5 years. During this time, he was ranked no.4 in the state, only behind Mark Philippoussis, Andrew Florent and Dane Nebel. He was also a regular training partner of Patrick Rafter, a former world no.1.
Since then, he has utilised his competitive experience and love of tennis to increase tennis participation levels across the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Having accumulated over 25 years of coaching experience, he continues to actively encourage all ages and standards to improve their tennis game in a well-planned and fun environment.
Beyond the court, Peter also enjoys cycling and relaxing with his wife and three children.
Alex is the Assistant Head Coach at Eastern Tennis Academy.
Having played the sport since he was 4 years old, Alex has developed a strong playing history that featured many notable milestones. These achievements included receiving a tennis scholarship to Wesley College, becoming a fixed member of the First Team, and winning the Junior Club Championships at Eley Park Tennis Club. He also competed in many national-level competitions against Australia’s best, including the former Junior World No.1, Luke Saville.
Through this playing background, he has fostered within himself a strong passion for the game, which he desires to extend to others. Possessing over 5 years of formal coaching experience, along with having successfully completed a Junior Development course and a Club Professional Coaching course accredited by Tennis Australia, he is excited about coaching players of all ages to become the best players they can be.