Richard is a Tennis Australia qualified advanced coach, has a Bachelor of Science, Grad Dip Dietetics and 15 years international playing and coaching experience. He played on the international satellite tour in Europe and Australia, was 2004 and 2010 WA state league MVP and is a former winner of various WA state tournaments. Richard began his coaching career in Perth before heading to Austria & Germany to further his experience. Now head coach at Sorrento Tennis Club, WA’s biggest hard-court club, he is thriving with the challenges involved, from promoting the game at beginner level to producing elite state juniors. Players of any age and standard will benefit from Richard’s expertise, whilst his friendly, approachable manner will make it a fun & enjoyable experience.
Carlo Piva has been coaching since 2006 and is back with InStyle Tennis after coaching in Europe for 18 months. Carlo is a qualified level 2 club professional and junior development coach as well a qualified PE teacher. He is also a high level player and a great asset to the InStyle team. Carlo is the manager of the Hot Shots program for kids, as well as head of the adults basic training program. A favourite with everyone, you’ll benefit greatly from his expertise and have heaps of fun at the same time!
Ben is a Level 2 Club Professional Tennis Australia accredited coach who started with InStyle Tennis in 2012. Ben has a real passion for seeing kids improve their tennis and a great coach that everyone can relate to. He has a friendly approach and is a fantastic assett to both InStyle Tennis and Sorrento Tennis Club!
David began with InStyle Tennis in term 1, 2012 after a stint playing at an academy in USA. His enthusiasm is like no other and has done a great job with the kids he has worked with so far! David ia also a Club Professional Tennis Australia accredited coach and is very passionate about his tennis and teaching kids the skills he has attained a player himself. David is heading towards a more full time role as a tennis coach and his amazing charater and commitment to training others is something all keen players will benefit from.
Scott is a level 1 qualified coach that has been with InStyle Tennis for 5 years now. His friendly nature with the kids and expertise has made him see great results with all that he has worked with on court. Scott was a prominent state junior and now plays div 1 men’s pennants. His friendly manner and ability to relate to children has made him popular with everyone and is a great asset to the InStyle Tennis coaching team.
Ash started with InStyle Tennis as a coach in 2013 after excelling as one of Sorrento's best junior players. She is a Tennis Australia accredited Junior Development level 1 coach, and has an excellent approach in training all our HotShots students with her friendly and approachable manner. We are proud to have Ash as part of our coaching team and she has a great future with InStyle Tennis.
Connall started coaching with Instyle Tennis in 2015, after playing with Sorrento Tennis Club as a junior since he was 7 years old! He studies business at UWA and has been an integral part of the Instyle Tennis team for the past 2 years. Connall's enthusiasm in helping people improve in the hot shots program and private lessons makes him a great asset to Instyle Tennis. He is also a great racquet restringer.