Coaches Profile


Head Coach, Paul Arnott is a LTA Level 4 CCA Performance Coach and is TNZ registered.

Paul has over 20 years of full time tennis coaching experience and has worked with many top junior players. He enjoys coaching all levels from beginners to national players and his extensive coaching programme caters for everyone.

Paul won Tennis New Zealand Club Coach of the Year 2019 and won Western BOP Coach of the year in 2017 & 2019. As well as the Aegon Coach of the month, 2009 in the UK.

Paul Arnott and his team offer a premier all year-round coaching program that will benefit both senior and junior players of all abilities.

The quality of the coaching team and family environment is what sets this programme apart from others. The environment extends beyond the court to have a family feel. Parents, siblings and supporters are encouraged to be involved with his great club and community. We have created a club where players/members feel comfortable and welcome regardless of their level. 

We have a full range of coaching options for both Juniors and Adults. Below is a list of some of the group sessions we offer...

Hot Shots Tennis, Tiny Tots Tennis, Cardio Tennis, Tennis Xpress (Tennis for Adult Beginners), Rusty Rackets, Development & Performance coaching, private lessons, Senior & Junior Interclub Training, Junior Holiday Programmes and lots more. 

To watch Paul sharing his knowledge and love for tennis  -> Paul Arnott YouTube Channel or follow his Facebook & Instragram page @paularnotttennis


M: 021 0236 3223


Matt developed a passion for tennis from a very young age. Being talented in ball sports, tennis was a natural progression, and this led into coaching. He gained valuable experience and qualifications both in New Zealand and at coaching programmes in Switzerland, Brazil, Florida and later in Portugal .

He is conscientious and dedicated to developing his coaching skills to better respond to the needs of a diverse range of clients from gifted to challenged.

Matthew’s coaching style is:

  • Enthusiastic but patient
  • Technical & empowering
  • Competitive, strategy and performance driven


  • Tennis NZ Registered Coach
  • ITF Level 1 JDC
  • Bachelor of Arts – Geography & Anthropology
  • NZIS Certificate in Sport Management and Exercise Prescription


  • Tennis Coach in Auckland, Hamilton and Christchurch since 2008
    Head Coach at Clevedon Tennis Club since 2015 to present
    Overseas coaching experience in Portugal, Florida, Brazil & Switzerland

    M: 022 081 9620





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