Coach at Mapua Club and Upper Moutere Tennis Club.
Vanessa has played tennis since the age of 11 during which time she represented Nelson through the junior age groups, and went on to represent at a senior level also.
Vanessa started her coaching career in 2005, and is a Tennis NZ Registered Coach. She initially started working out of Tasman Tennis Club, and more recently has become Head Coach at both Upper Moutere & Mapua Clubs. Vanessa has gained the Junior Development Coaching qualification through Tennis Australia and runs comprehensive Hot Shots programmes for all ages. She has a passion for developing juniors from beginners through to capable, confident players at representative level.
Vanessa also has a lot of experience coaching adults, and enjoys helping to develop skills and a love for tennis! She runs a variety of groups catering for beginners through to those playing at Inter-club level, as well as private lessons to specifically progress an individual's game.
TENNIS - A GAME FOR LIFE
Whether you’re just starting out or want to improve your current play, Vanessa can cater to your needs. She has a passion for seeing the development of players through her coaching expertise, and would love to see you on court soon!