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Meet the coaches
Ballinger Park Tennis now offers a unique blend of coaching and player development with its new coaching team aligned with a revised player development program.
For more information on the clubs Player Development Programs call Neil Heymes on 0407058211 or register your interest in coaching for adult, kids term time and holiday coaching by clicking this link.
Club Coach - Neil Heymes
Neil brings 20+years experience on the Coast coaching junior and adult individuals and group from beginner to advanced play levels. He is a registered and experienced Tennis Hotshots and Tennis in Schools deliverer.
Neil is responsible for managing the clubs social tennis and competition tennis programs, as well as the proshop, and most importantly delivering the clubs revised Player Development Programs for Juniors and Adults. These development programs provide affordable group coaching and managed gameplay sessions as pathways to take players from "a hit and giggle with mates" to being confident to step into formal social tennis set-play, and from there on to internal and local region competitive tennis.
Performance Coach - Gavin Yarrow
Gavin Yarrow Performance coaching is now operating out of Ballinger Park Tennis Club.
Gavin offers a unique blend of energy, enthusiasm and detailed knowledge of tennis biomechanics and performance physiology for serious junior and adult players wanting individualised training to compete at the high performance and elite levels of the sport.