top of page

COACHING TEAM

image1-2.jpeg

Florent Lachaut

Senior Coach

Flo has over 10 years experience coaching in France, the USA and Australia. 

Trained at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. 

Competed in the NCAA Men's College Tennis Division 1 in the USA.

Flo loves to share his passion for the sport with lessons catered to all levels. His coaching focuses on skills and lessons that can be used on and off the court; whether you are looking to learn the sport or become a future champion. Flo prides himself in challenging and bringing the best out of his players.

IMG_4814_edited.jpg

Megan Markov

Tennis Coach

TBC

Ned Simpson
04confidence.jpeg
Tennis Coach

Ned began playing tennis at the age of 6. He grew up playing competitively throughout Victoria, competing in Local and State tournaments and, this past season, Section 1 Men’s Pennant.
·Ned has been fortunate enough to represent Victoria having developed many skills through local and regional tennis opportunities. While completing Year 11 and 12, Ned devoted his time to advancing his coaching qualifications and has been coaching for three years.
Ned combines his wealth of tennis knowledge and passion for the game to maximise players potential out on the court. Ned has a strong desire to coach tennis at all levels and help players develop and enjoy the game.

04confidence.jpeg
Stephen Tomkins
Tennis Coach
TBC
04confidence.jpeg

Charlotte Ingram

Tennis Coach

TBC

Coach Mehar_edited.jpg

Mehar Kohli

Tennis Coach

TBC

Coach Rhys.jpg
Rhys McNabb
Junior Tennis Coach

Rhys started playing Junior competitive tennis at the age of 10. He regularly competes in elite junior tournaments over the state and is one of the highest ranked juniors currently playing for Geelong Lawn Tennis Club. Rhys is a passionate young coach who brings energy on the court to inspire developing tennis players.

Klara.jpg
Klara Nuc-Kraljack
Junior Tennis Coach

TBC

Coach Kirrily.jpg
Kirrily McConachy
Junior Tennis Coach

Kirrily has been playing tennis since the young age of 4, beginning at home with her Dad and playing her first competitive season with Clifton Springs at 10 years old before moving to Geelong Lawn.

She prides herself on her unique forehand, on which she uses two hands instead of one. While her future aspirations circle resolve around science and maths, she hopes to continue playing and coaching tennis wherever her career will take her.

mINAMI.jpg
Minami Tan
Junior Tennis Coach

TBC

04confidence.jpeg
Vivaan Sachdeva
Junior Tennis Coach

Vivaan started playing tennis at the age of 8. He holds a deep passion for tennis, having played competitively himself. As a coach, Vivaan uses his passion and his tennis knowledge to maximise players potential on and off the court.

 

Vivaan first started coaching in Sydney with Rod Fahey tennis academy gaining over one year experience while working with kids of age between 4 and 15 at various levels. 

Coach Jake.jpg
Jake Peck
Junior Tennis Coach

TBC

04confidence.jpeg
Taj Davies
Junior Tennis Coach

TBC

Coach Shia.jpg
Shia Tarac
Junior Tennis Coach

Always smiling and very approachable, Shia is keen to further build his experience and aims to be a fun and motivating coach!
 

Having gained experience helping during school holidays and group sessions throughout the school year, Shia is eager to teach young players tennis skills, building confidence and gross motor skills.

 

Shia has been playing competitive tennis and plays in the Junior Pennant Seasonal Tournaments since he was 10.

04confidence.jpeg
Sam Patterson
Junior Tennis Coach

Sam is our latest talent to join the team.

Lily O'Donohue
04confidence.jpeg
Junior Tennis Coach

Lily joined our team at the end of 2023 but has been part of the club community for a number of years.

 

After recently completing Tennis Australia’s Community Coaching Course and spending a number of hours on court to perfect her coaching skills, Lily is ready to pass on what she has learned to junior players. Being a competitive player herself, Lily is eager to share her knowledge and experience to young players starting their tennis journey.

Kevin Perera_edited.jpg
Kevin Perera
Junior Tennis Coach

Kevin started playing tennis at the age of 7, He right away fell in love with the sport.

After gradually building his skills, confidence and mentality, Kevin started playing junior competition by the age of 10. Kevin is now at the stage where he wants to share his experience to younger tennis players and help them develop their tennis skills.

bottom of page