Our Fearless Leader
Bruce has been the owner and Head Coach at Fraser Coast Tennis since January 2013.
He began playing tennis in Melbourne in 1967 when tennis was still an amateur game. He started coaching part time in 1971 and became a full time tennis coach in Sydney in 1985.
From 1992 to 1997 he was the Tennis Director at Parklands Sports Centre Sydney, owned by former Wimbledon Champion John Newcombe and and former Davis Cup Player and ATP Head Brad Drewett.
Bruce coached a number of top 10 NSW juniors at Parklands. Some went on to play College Tennis in the USA, the Bundesliga in Germany, and many who have coaching careers in various parts of the world. Bruce also ran the Eastern Suburbs McDonalds Squad for highly talented junior players, and provided coaching for Scots College and Sydney Boys High School teams, as well as general coaching for a number of other schools in the area.
Bruce served as a lecturer and examiner for the NSWTCA, and was a member of the NSW Tennis Professionals Coaching Course Development Committee from 1992 until 1997.
From 1997 until 2007 Bruce was the Head Tennis Coach at the Hong Kong Country Club where he built a very strong tennis culture. He coached a number of top 10 ranked junior players, and the club had sustained success in junior and adult competitions under his tutelage.
From 2009- 2012, with Roland Liu, he started and ran Peak Performance Tennis Academy in Hong Kong.
Bruce has many years of experience coaching players of all ages and standards from beginners to tournament levels, and enjoys it all.
Tennis is Fun
Roger Federer, five year old beginners, and weekend warriors all have something in common. They play tennis because it's fun and great exercise. Whether you are training hard to win tournaments or playing a game of Froggy on a Saturday morning with the other kids, enjoyment is the common denominator.
As well as being fun, tennis provides a lifetime of health benefits, experiences, and friends. At Fraser Coast Tennis we help you to achieve your tennis goals.
Our Mysterious Benefactor, Master of Interstellar Space, Highly Skilled Proponent of the Topspin Forehand is a man who can leap tall buildings and run all day without tiring.
Izzy Foster and his two proteges, Psycho Bum Blancevic and The Fly. If you're looking for trouble look no further.