Each has unique international experience & were highly ranked tour players
Our Elite Players play tournaments all over Australia often with Stella results!
Yoko & Jeff with Kei
Yoko hails from Kobe (Hyogo Prefecture) which is one of the strongest tennis areas in Japan, Kimiko Date and Kei Nishikori both grew up in and around this tennis engine of Japan. Yoko has been a teaching pro for over 20 years and has great skill teaching young children. She has a real love for the game which helped drive her to become one of the top players in her area. In 2006 she started bring Japanese tennis players to Australia so they could be exposed to our training and tournament system to gain valuable overseas experience. She soon became well known on the Gold Coast as a coach and agent for Japanese players wanting an Australian tennis experience.
No longer Active
Ding Eckstein China's ex number 1 woman on tour (before Li Na) has recently moved to the Gold Coast, ranked inside the top 200 on the WTA tour she has so much experience and tons to offer our performance and elite players.
Commenced Jan 2016
Director & Founder of the Activa Tennis Academy Australia. A truly well rounded coach with rare experience playing & coaching all over the world. Ex ATP touring pro and coach to many highly ranked ATP players. Previously State Coach of WA & Nth Germany. Jeff has been a fulltime teaching pro for over 30 years at both development and elite level. After a successful playing career he became Head Coach of Schleswig Holstein (Nth Germany) in charge of post junior development. On his return to Australia he was installed by Tennis Australia as State Coach of Western Australia and was put in charge of many Australian Junior Tour teams managing some of Australia's top juniors around the world & also held Head Coaching positions in Hong Kong, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast
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Activa is fortunate to have some of the best QLD juniors training with us
Director & Founder of the Activa Tennis Academy Australia. A truly well rounded coach with rare experience playing & coaching all over the world. Ex ATP touring pro and coach to many highly ranked ATP players. Previously State Coach of WA & Nth Germany
Pro Level 1 Coaching Qualification Cert III & IV in Fitness Working with Children Blue Card Merandah has been coaching for over 8 years. She began playing tennis at the age of 9 and competed in many tournaments as a junior. Her passion for tennis has always been her top priority and now she is able to combine her skills and love of tennis.
Level 3 High Performance Coach PhD, M.Sc, CSCS Working with Children Blue Card High Performance Specialist with over 35 years Coaching Experience Experienced in coaching all levels of play from developing motor skills of Children to Coaching World Ranked Professionals and Touring Players.