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 4 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

Head Coach
Jack is a qualified TA Club Professional Coach and TA FITBIT Cardio Ambassador, helping with training and promotion of Cardio Tennis in Victoria. Jack has been with VTA for 10 years and is the Operations Manager overseeing the delivery of tennis at Fawkner Park and Powlett Reserve. Jack maintains an active on-court presence, coaching a vast range of players and programs.
Ethos: Create an all welcome environment encouraging all standards, ages and abilities

Laurence Blackman

Senior Coach
Laurence is one of Fawkner Parks senior coaches and has had a lifelong involvement in tennis as a player and as a coach. He has 15 years of national and international Professional Tennis Coaching experience, having lived and coached in Victoria, News South Wales, Queensland and 8 years in Asia.Laurence’s experience and understanding of international coaching methodologies as well as his Australian Club Professional qualifications, holds his developmental teaching methods at the highest level. He has a strong passion for continuously up skilling and learning new and innovative coaching techniques.

Raj Reddy

Senior 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.

Brett Kelly

Senior Coach
Brett is a Tennis Australia Junior Development Coach with the ambition to undertake his Club Professional Certificate in the near future. Brett enjoys working with Junior and Adult players of all standards and brings both a technical and tactical focus to his lessons. Brett is well known for delivering high intensity cardio sessions which are guaranteed to get your steps in.

Jessie Mount

Coach
Jessie is a Division 1 U.S College Player with 7 years of coaching experience. She is a Tennis Australia coach member and has been part of the VTA team since 2017. She brings high energy to all her lessons and her warm bubbly personality helps her connect to players of all ages, standards and abilities. Her positive coaching style maximises players potential and she has a technical eye which helps improve your game. You are guaranteed to leave the court energised and with a smile on your face.

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

Coach
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.

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