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TENNIS PROGRAM

The South West Academy of Sport (SWAS) Tennis program, proudly supported by Tennis Victoria and the Victorian Institute of Sport, provides coaching designed to compliment athlete’s daily and weekly training environment with their local private coach. The program aims to bring together the most talented junior players in the South West region.

Program Structure:

The tennis program is structured to deliver on-court training to support Regional Teams and individual growth.

The program does not replace an athlete's existing coach.  This program is designed to work with existing coaches to develop the match-play ability of athletes, in preparation for Tennis Victoria's National Development Squad (State Development Program, State Team Representation, Regional Zone Squad or Regional Academy).

Duration:

The program runs from June - February (Dates to be confirmed)

Head Coach

Wesley Isles

Inclusions

-  8x 2 hour sessions

-  InterAcademy in Bendigo (October 2024)

-  High-Performance experience at Tennis Victoria (June/July 2024)

-  At home or in gym training program  (please note SWAS does not provide a trainer or gym access)

-  Online Member portal with access to education and training resources

-  SWAS Training Tee

Exclusions

-  SWAS merchandise (hoodies, caps, etc)

-  Travel to events

Indicative Associated Costs

SWAS Fee

- $200+GST

Selection Criteria

The SWAS Tennis program caters for developing and emerging athletes in the 12-18 age group.  The program may service up to 16 athletes with final numbers dependent upon trial results and competency.

Athletes must;

  1. Be an existing member of a Tennis Victoria affiliated club in the South West, or Tennis Victoria directly.

  2. Have a positive attitude and a willingness to learn.

  3. Have reached a satisfactory standard of play based on current player rankings and/or performance at local tournaments and regional events.

Please note that SWAS  is finalising the program for 2024.  As such, some alterations to the program may still occur.

Tennis: About

2023 TENNIS ATHLETES

BENJAMIN SPENCER

LUCY KAVANAGH

AMELIE SHRIVE

ADELE MCNAMARA

ROY SAVAGE

MONTY DARCY

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