Coaches

Coaches

Meet the team

Our culture and passionate people set Prime Tennis apart from the field.

Our coaches are fully insured and have working with children checks.

Our senior staff hold Tennis Australia coaching qualifications or an overseas equivalent.

Richard Sansom

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  • Tennis Australia Club Professional Coach
  • Tennis Australia Junior Development Coach
  • 2016 finalist for the Australian Tennis Award for Coaching Excellence Club
  • 2017 finalist for the Australian Tennis Award for Coaching Excellence Club
  • Former Men’s State League Player
  • Developed 7 super 10 A’s regional athletes; 1 national super 10 finalist
  • 15 Years coaching experiance
  • Bachelor of Science UWA (Physiology/Pharmacology) and Masters in Finance
  • Previously competed in tournaments in the French Riviera – Winner of Tournoi open Tennis Club De Nice (2012)

Georgie Perez

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  • Ace level 2 Coach equivalent Tennis Australia Club Professional Coach
  • Current Men’s State League Player (Finalist 2017 Mens State League Final)
  • Junior College Champion #6 at LCC, Texas 2009
  • Division II player, Top 30 #4 at MSCD, Colorado 2011
  • French Top 10 player 2001 & 2002
  • 10 years coaching experiance
  • ​Master of International Business at EAE Business School Barcelona, Spain
  • ​Bachelor of Science in Marketing at MSCD Denver, USA

Troy Hargreaves

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  • Tennis Australia Club Professional Coach
  • Former ATP ranked singles and doubles player
  • Winner of over 15 men’s state singles titles
  • 2006 WA Open Champion
  • Represented Australia twice in the Asia/ Oceania Championships
  • 35’s Australian Men’s Singles Champion
  • 40’s Australian Men’s Singles Champion
  • Former ITF 35’s World number #6
  • Winner of 3 state league titles
  • 7x Hopman Cup trainer/ hitting partner

Ryan Goodwin

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  • Former Top 5 WA ranked junior player 14’s/16’s
  • 5 years coaching experiance
  • Former Mens State League Player
  • Competed in multiple national events
  • Played State tennis for WA – Bruce Cup, various team events and Pizzey Cup

Caitlin Hindmarsh

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  • LTA Licensed Level 3 Coach
  • Current number 1 state league player
  • Competed internationally as a junior – represented GB at the European and World Championships
  • Won British Nationals Doubles, Finalist singles
  • Top 20 in Europe (14&under)
  • Played division 1 college tennis – Tennis scholar at the Northumbria University
  • Bachelor of science in Human Nutrition
  • Graduated with first class honors – granted academic scholarship for her achievements
  • Currently doing a masters in sports nutrition accredited by the International Olympic Committee.

Matt Wigham

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  • LTA Licensed Level 4 Senior Club Coach
  • Current men’s state league player
  • Over 10 years coaching experience
  • Hitting partner for WTA singles and doubles players ranked inside the top 100
  • 5 years working as University Tennis Coordinator for Sunderland and Northumbria Universities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy
  • Master’s degree in Psychology

Sam Chapman

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  • LTA Licensed Level 3 Coach
  • Current Men’s State League Player
  • 2 years coaching experience
  • Top 10 in the country as a junior
  • National talent ID player
  • British tour finalist in fast4
  • Played in HSBC road to Wimbledon

Harry Wilmott-Stanton

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  • LTA Licensed Level 3 Coach
  • BSc Hons Degree in coaching (Tennis Coaching Specialisation)
  • (MSc Degree in Sport Performance)
  • Over 11 years coaching experience
  • Coached from beginner level up to GB national level
  • Worked at Millfield School, leading sport school in the UK working in the High Performance tennis academy
  • Also worked in recreational tennis environment for clubs and as a self employed coach
  • Men’s Hampshire County Player
  • NatWest International Island Games Athlete for Team Isle of Wight tennis

James de Klerk

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  • ATPCA Qualified Professional Tennis Coach Level 1
  • 5 years coaching experience
  • Currently competing in mens pennants Div 3

Hayden Litis

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  • Certificate IV Sports Development
  • 7 years coaching experience
  • Current State League player
  • Competed in Australian national events for 14’s – 18’s
  • Trained and played State Tennis for WA

John Peacey

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  • Current Men’s State League Player
  • Over 6 years coaching experiance
  • Currently studying medicine at University of Western Australia
  • Division 1 College player University of Tennessee Chattanooga
  • Captain Brisbane Grammar School First Tennis Team
  • Extensive experience coaching / managing Manker Pattern Tennis Club

Jack Ellis

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  • Mens Division 1 Player
  • Over 5 years coaching experiance
  • Certificate II in sports and recreation
  • Studying engineering at Curtin University