Beach Haven Tennis Club has a diverse selection of coaches on offer. See information for each of them below.  Get in touch and start improving your tennis!

Göran Gerdin

Head coach Göran Gerdin has over 15 years of coaching experience from club to regional and national levels in Sweden, New Zealand and Australia.

His qualifications include Swedish high performance coach, Physical Education teacher and Tennis Coaches New Zealand registration.

Currently he is running coaching for a variety of the club’s members ranging from the younger beginners on a Saturday morning and the junior interclub players during the week to our senior interclub teams.

To find out more about coaching at Beach Haven Tennis Club and to join one of his groups.

Mobile: 021 108 9648



Ronald Benedict Casanova


Ronald originally hails from the Philippines and is a full time Coach at the Club. He completed his Junior Development Course (ITF Level 1) qualification with Tennis New Zealand in 2022.

Ronald runs Drills at the Club every Monday and Friday and also offers Private Lessons, Group Lessons, Senior Interclub Team coaching, and Juniors coaching. He also offers racquet re-stringing from home.

Off court, Ronald enjoys tending to his garden and going to the Driving Range to improve his golf swing.

Mobile: 022 417 9510. 



Carwyn Jones

Carwyn learned to play tennis as a teenager then returned to the sport when his kids joined Beach Haven Tennis Club.  Carwyn is currently an active interclub player for BHTC and for the past 2 years, has been helping the club with both junior coaching on a Saturday morning and beginner adult/rusty racquet coaching on a Sunday afternoon.

Carwyn currently holds Junior Coaching Assistant Certification from Tennis NZ.   He is available for private coaching for both beginners and intermediate level players.

Mobile: 0274363211


Tomohiko Mori

Tomo started playing tennis when he went to university in Japan.  Since then tennis has been his main sport to play as well as a way to meet more people. 

Tomo is committed to being an excedllent coach and loves to share his joy for tennis and teach technical tips to improve player skills.  Tomo is available for private lessons.

Txt Tomo:        021 054 6222

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Norman Quinn

Norm is a well-known experienced member of the club, who with an enthusiastic and encouraging style has provided coaching to many of our newer members. 

He is also currently available to provide some coaching. 

Mobile: 027 433 2969.