Welcome to Advantage Tennis Coaching


Rachel Clark: 021 503 320


Sarah Wardenburg 021 255 1396


St. Heliers Tennis Club has an active coaching programme for Adults and Juniors of all ages and abilities, run by Advantage Tennis. Our long time resident coach, Rachel Clark is very experienced in all types of coaching, and is supported by a great team of coaches, bringing a combination of fun,learning and experience to the courts: Brittany Buchanan, Matthew Edwards, Mike Moran, Ben Taylor, Connor Stevens and junior assistants.

We also welcome onboard fulltime Sarah Wardenburg, who heads our high performance junior programmes, is the main coach for privates, and bootcamps. Shes an awesome addition to really provide a more balanced programme. 




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Who are our coaches? 

Rachel leads all the coaching at SHTC, through Advantage Tennis. 


Sarah has recently come on board as a full time coach at SHTC after completing her Junior coach development course through Tennis NZ. Sarah heads our high performance junior programmes, is the main coach for privates, and bootcamps.

 Sarah also spent 4 years living and playing competitive tennis in the USA on a college scholarship and is currently competing at a high level, currently ranked as an S2, D3.

Sarah's favourite thing to coach is the serve!

Ben has been a coach at SHTC since 2019, starting with holiday clinics, junior coaching, feeding Senior tennis fit and now taking private lessons as well.  

Ben has also won our Men's Singles Club Champs twice, doubles once and mixed doubles three times. 

His favourite thing to teach is backhands.

Matt has been a huge part of the coaching at SHTC, coaching across all ages and programmes.


Mike feeds our senior tennis fit. 

Mike's favoruite drill is short ball coming in. Make sure not to lob on his court. 


Alex Started coaching at SHTC back in 2020. 

She is a legend with our youngest players and likes to coach everything, especially volleys and variations of fruit salad. 

Connor has been a coach at SHTC since 2018, coaching at holiday clinics and Junior sessions.

Will Roberts 

Assistant Coach

Coaching Assistant Qualification


Luca Felderhof 



Jordan Roberts

Hot shots Coach

Rob is our club President, Tennis Fit feeder and an interclub player. 

Rob's top tip is to move your feet. 


Brittany has been with SHTC for many years, now helping out as a feeder at tennis fit. 

Brittany also competes in our womens interclub team, has previusly won our Women's and Mixed Doubles Club Champs too.