Coach Services

Club coach, Craig Haslam, runs coaching and competitions for all ages and standards, whether players are looking to improve their game and have fun with friends or whether they are striving for excellence. These programs are run at St. Mary’s Tennis Club, St. Mary’s Primary School, St. Thomas the Apostle, Greenhills Primary, Apollo Primary and Greensborough Primary School.

Craig was voted winner of the Tennis Coaches Association of Victoria, ‘2013 Club Coach of the Year’.

He was a finalist in the prestigious national Newcombe Medal Awards – Australian tennis’ version of the Brownlow Medal in both the “Club Coach of the Year” and “Hot Shots Coach of the year” categories.

Craig was a finalist in the ‘Club Coach of the Year’ and ‘Hot Shots Coach of the Year’ categories. Craig was also Runner-up at the 2013, 2015 & 2019 Tennis Victoria Awards in the ‘Coaching Excellence – Club or Centre’ category.

Craig’s coaching Philosophy is to:

  • Develop sound technique through discovery
  • Introduce students to all aspects of the game
  • Teach skills that will be retained for life
  • Boost self-esteem
  • Create a bonding social environment
  • FUN!

Diversity of programs:

The diversity of programs offered by The Tennis Guru gives everyone the chance to participate in the sport of tennis – there is “something for everyone”.

  1. Tiny Tots coaching
  2. Hot Shots Coaching & Competitions
  3. Junior Group Coaching
  4. Squad Training
  5. Adult Groups
  6. Cardio Tennis
  7. Mums and Tots
  8. Private Lessons
  9. School Holiday Clinics
  10. School Holiday Tournaments

If you would like more information on the coaching program please contact Craig Haslam:

Phone: 0488 722 538