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Nick Board - Director

Nick Board is the Director & Head Coach of Topspin Tennis. Nick has represented Gippsland at junior & senior level. After a successful junior career, in which he was a top Australian junior Nick completed a Diploma of Sport Coaching & Diploma of Tennis Coaching. He has been coaching for the last 18 years and has managed some of the largest tennis facilities in Melbourne. Nick has been fortunate enough to work with lots of different coaches. Nick has also had playing and coaching experience in the USA and is also a USPTA qualified coach. Nick is a TCAV Advanced Coach and also a qualified fitness trainer. Nick received the Tennis Victoria Coach of the Year award for 2007.

John Christmas

John joined Topspin Tennis in 2010 after a long career as a tennis coach. John has been a full time tennis coach for the past 32 years and in that time he has been, head coach at John Newcombe Tennis Ranch and worked with coaches such a Norm Cahill and Tony Roche. John was the director of his own tennis coaching business in Melbourne for many years before deciding on a sea change and moved to Golden Beach. We are very fortunate to have him and he brings a lot of enthusiasm to every lesson.

Abe Schuback

Abe has been working with Topspin Tennis for the past 7 years and has plenty of knowledge and experience to pass on to junior players. Abe is the current Sale Tennis Club Champion and has won the SHTA Championship, Abe also won the Gippsland Singles Title 2 years in a row. Abe works with junior groups and also works with our peeWee program on saturday mornings, Abe also works as a hire a hitting partner for adults who want a really good hit out.

Tom Wilson - peeWee coach and Hot Shot Co-ordinator

Tom started with Topspin Tennis in 2008.  Tom plays in the highest level of competition available in Sale.  Tom was a member of the Topspin Tennis GOAT squad which travelled to tournaments. After doing work experience with us he has now been employed as a trainee coach and also works with Abe with Saturday morning peeWee coaching and Hot Shots Co-ordinator.

Lexie Joyce - peeWee Coach

Lexie joined the Topspin tennis team in 2011. Lexie is the current under 18 champion of the Sale Tennis Club. Lexie has been working with our peeWee players. Lexie brings enthusiasm to all of her lessons, and her experience of many points tournaments and travels helps her to prepare fun and interesting lessons to all her players.