Fawkner Park Tennis Centre, South Yarra


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.


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Meet The Fawkner Park Team

Jack Glennane

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

Brontë Goodwin

Venue Manager
Brontë has been at VTA for 6 years and is the Manager of Fawkner Park Tennis Centre and VTA Stonnington. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography with Accounting & Business, a TA Junior Development coaching qualification and brings a wealth of knowledge in the tennis business. During her time at VTA Brontë has driven participation and developed new programs including Women’s and Girls Programs, Deaf Tennis, Community Tennis for Mental Health, Kinder Tennis and a coaching program in Malaysia.
Ethos: To inspire active, happy, healthy, self-confident young women

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.

Jose Mainella

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.

Sonaal Asthana

Sonaal is a Tennis Australia Junior Development Coach with over 6 years of on court experience. He joined the VTA team in 2020 and brings a wealth of experience from his playing days in India and excelle’s in the delivery of Hotshots. Sonaal has an infectious personality which shines through on court, he loves to interact with people and enjoys helping all players develop their game. Sonaal holds a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and has his sights set on being a career professional coach.

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Jack Webb

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

David Hoyer

Customer Experience

Noah Woolridge

Noah is a Tennis Australia coach member and qualified Community Coach. He is an experienced player who has been part of VTA’s junior pathway since the age of 8. He brings enthusiasm to the court to create a fun learning environment while helping players grow to be the best tennis players they can be. Noah is currently studying Biomedical Science at Deakin University and is undertaking his Tennis Australia Junior Development Course in 2022.

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