Powlett Reserve Tennis Centre East Melbourne


5 Synthetic Grass Courts
Toilets & Showers
Pro Shop

Powlett Reserve Tennis Centre
Albert St & Simpson Street
East Melbourne

(03) 9417 3682

Opening Hours:

Monday – Friday 7am – 10pm

Saturday & Sunday 7am – 7pm

Why You’ll Love Powlett Reserve Tennis Centre

Great Location

Powlett Reserve 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

Quality Coaching

VTA’s tennis coaches provide the highest standard of tennis training. 

Newly Resurfaced Courts

Enjoy playing on one of five synthetic grass surfaces and under lights after dark.

A Program for Everyone

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

Great Facilities

We offer a clubhouse plus comfortable changing facilities, showers and pro shop services.


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Book a tennis court online for a discounted rate

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Meet Our Powlett Reserve Team

Jack Glennane

Operations Director
Senior 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

Tina Keown

Managing Director
Senior Coach
Tina is the Managing Director of The Victorian Tennis Academy and has worked in the tennis industry for 24 years, working with VTA for 20 of those. She brings international experience as a player and coach. Tina is a TA Club Professional Coach, LTA Performance Coach and holds a National Diploma in Sport with Business Management. She enjoys coaching players of all ages and abilities and drives development through her extensive knowledge of the game. Her lessons are high energy fun based and she is a role model to many.

Will Brunt

Senior Coach
Will is a highly charismatic, energetic and engaging tennis professional based at Powlett Reserve Tennis Centre. Having gained his LTA level 3 coaching qualification in the UK, Will is now developing his coaching career further in Australia with the VTA team and Tennis Australia
Ethos: Anybody can be coached – “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

Roberto Rizzo

Senior Coach
Roberto is a qualified TA Club Professional with more than 12 years of national and international coaching experience. Born in Italy, Roberto started his journey as a full time tennis coach, whilst completing a Master’s Degree in Food Technology. Roberto brings his vibrant personality and enthusiasm to the court, thriving on the energy from the people he coaches. His passion for the game, along with his innovative teaching methods, make his sessions fun and engaging.
Ethos: As a tennis coach, I believe I can inspire and influence people in a positive way. I consider this a great responsibility.

Sarah Miller

Customer Service Coordinator
Sarah is from a strong tennis background, as her mum is a high-performance coach. She has spent her life immersed in the tennis world and is passionate about encouraging everyone to give it a go, regardless of age or ability. Sarah is a vibrant professional, with a Bachelor of Business majoring in Marketing and PR. Having spent the last 7 years in the Travel and Tourism Industry across Sales and Marketing roles, she is excited to apply her skills and knowledge at VTA. Ethos: Healthy mind and healthy lifestyle are vital in today’s fast paced society.

Renato Moreira

Senior Coach
Renato is a Tennis Australia qualified Club Professional coach with over 30 years experience both locally and internationally. Renato is highly skilled in coaching all ages and standards from HotShot junior players to high performance and adult cardio tennis. He brings incredible energy, skill and knowledge that will take your game to the next level.
Ethos: Maximise your abilities with a tailored approach to get the most out of the player.

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. Ethos:“Life is like tennis, until the match is over, you always have a chance to keep trying”

Oliver Good

Oliver earned a bachelor’s degree in Athletic Administration while playing college tennis in the United States. He has experience coaching both in the U.S. and Australia and is passionate about helping all ages develop their game. Besides training prospective college tennis athletes prior to their U.S. departure, Oliver is currently completing further qualifications with Tennis Australia to continue to expand his coaching knowledge.

Noah Woolridge


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