Fawkner Park Tennis Centre, South Yarra

Facilities

Floodlights
6 Synthetic Grass Courts
Toilets & Showers
Clubhouse & Kiosk
Pro Shop

Fawkner Park Tennis Centre
65 Toorak Rd West,
South Yarra

03 9820 0100

Opening Hours


Monday – Thursday 8am – 10pm

Friday – Sunday 8am – 7pm

Why You’ll Love Fawkner Park Tennis Centre

Newly Resurfaced Courts

Enjoy playing on our floodlit synthetic grass courts

Great Location

Situated in the heart of South Yarra. Fawkner Park is one of the most centrally located tennis clubs in Melbourne.

Welcoming Environment

Having a community focus means we welcome players of all ages and abilities, with no joining fees.

Great Facilities

We offer a clubhouse plus comfortable changing facilities, showers, kiosk and pro shop in a picturesque setting.

Quality Coaching

All coaches at VTA are fully qualified, have years of experience and Tennis Australia endorsed.

A Program for Everyone

VTA offers coaching, court hire, cardio tennis and competition opportunities for every player.

Services

Book A Court

Book a tennis court online for a discounted rate

View Junior Programs

Discover the junior coaching and competition opportunities with VTA.

View Adult Programs

Get on court with our adult coaching and competition sessions.

Meet The Fawkner Park Team

Brontë Goodwin

Centre Manager
Coach
Brontë is the Manager of Fawkner Park Tennis Centre and VTA Stonnington. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography with Accounting & Business and brings a wealth of knowledge in the tennis business. Brontë has been with VTA for 6 years and as the Director of Girls Tennis, has worked to develop, build and drive female participation and tennis programs. She holds a TA Junior Development coaching qualification.
Ethos: To inspire active, happy, healthy, self-confident young women

Jack Glennane

Operations Director
Senior Coach
Jack has been with VTA for 12 years and is the Operations Director overseeing the delivery of tennis at Fawkner Park and Powlett Reserve. Jack is a TA Club Professional Coach and Tennis Australia FITBIT Cardio Ambassador. He helps with the training and promotion of Cardio Tennis in Victoria, and has an active on-court presence, coaching a vast range of players and programs at all VTA venues.
Ethos: Create an all welcome environment encouraging all standards, ages and abilities

Laurence Blackman

Head of Coaching
Laurence is ‘Head of Coaching’ at Fawkner Park and is responsible for all on court areas of the coaching program and VTA team. He is a Tennis Australia Club Professional Coach with 15 years of national and international experience. He has lived and coached in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, and 8 years in Asia. Laurence’s experience and understanding of national and international coaching methodologies hold his developmental teaching methods at the highest level. He has a strong passion for continuously upskilling and learning new and innovative coaching techniques.

Raj Reddy

Competition Manager
Coach
Raj is a TA Junior development coach with 7 years of coaching experience for Hotshots, Adults and Cardio tennis. Based at The Fawkner Park Tennis Centre for over 4 years, Raj prioritises on providing a solid foundation for technique and tactics along with maintaining a fun coaching experience.

Jose Mainella

Coach
Jose is a Tennis Australia qualified coach and holds a ITF level 2 tennis coaching certificate along with a degree in Physical Education. Jose is patient, enthusiastic and polite, his infectious energy ensures students have a good time during lessons and feel comfortable while learning. He has 12 years of experience working with both beginner and advanced students. Jose joined the VTA team 2019 Jose and wants to continue developing his career as a career coach in Australia

Alex O'Rourke

Customer Experience
Alex has been involved with VTA on and off over the last 15 years, she is an accomplished junior player, having played pennant at state level, trained with the Victorian institute of Sport, was an Australian Junior clay court doubles champion and attended the prestigious Evonne Goolagong Cawley Tennis Academy in Queensland. With a wealth of tennis experience and knowledge we are excited to have Alex back on the team. Ethos- Empowering young juniors, and to be a strong advocate for the growth of Women’s Tennis.

Ruben Guadas

Coach
Ruben is a Tennis Australia coach member with 8+ years experience coaching beginners through to advanced players. Originating from Valencia in Spain he holds a RPT and ITF coaching qualification and played to a high level competing in national and international tournaments. His on court lessons bring high intensity with a strong technical aspects for ensuring smooth stroke production.

Jack Webb

Coach
Jack is a Tennis Australia qualified coach who has been part of the VTA team since 2020. He brings enthusiasm both on and off the court and prides himself on creating an environment where players can succeed. Jack creates a strong connection with his players and ensures all students not only have an enjoyable experience but develop and maximise their potential. Jack still regulars competes and is looking forward to developing his coaching skills further

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