We are extremely lucky in Western BOP to have world class coaches at our tennis clubs. They can help you to get your tennis to the next level, or if you are a beginner, to get the basics right. From private lessons to group lessons (juniors and seniors), they cater for all levels with extensive programmes to make your tennis experience enjoyable.

Meet the Western BOP club coaches:

Gate Pa Tennis Club

Andy Taylor (Kiwi)

Mobile: 021 3522 28

Omokoroa Community Tennis Club

Te Puna Tennis Club

Peter O’Dea (Kiwi) has over 25 years of coaching experience coaching at all ages and levels. He had the privilege to be part of several young athlete’s journeys to success both nationally and internationally. As a player, Coach Pete has won several national age-group titles. His philosophy: make tennis fun but challenging, social but competitive.

Mobile: 0272619517

Mount Maunganui Tennis Club

Paul Arnott (UK) is a LTA Level 4 CCA Performance Coach, TNZ registered. He has over 20 years of tennis coaching experience and worked with top junior players. Tennis NZ Club Coach 2019; Western BOP Coach 2017, 2019; Aegon Coach of the month, 2009 (UK).

Mobile: 021 0236 3223
: Paul Arnott
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Otumoetai Tennis Club

Paul Bell (UK)

Mobile: 021934347

Papamoa Tennis Club

Peter Blow (Kiwi) has coached over 20 National champions. WBOP Coach of the Year 2014, Regional High Performance Coach of the Year 2014. Winner of 8 gold medals for National Teams Events.

Mobile: 021 797 295

Tauranga Lawn Tennis Club

Luis Luna (Mexico) is a former Mexico National Junior Team coach. Coach of the Western Bay of Plenty Junior Tennis squad. Coach of the National Junior team (travelled Fiji Aug2016); WBOP Coach of the Year 2013, 2018; WBOP/BOP High Performance Coach of the Year, 2015, 2017.

Mobile: 021 081 12345

Homewood Tennis Club

Waihi Beach Tennis Club

Sven van Touw (Dutch) has combined his educational sciences background with his lifelong passion for tennis to grow the profile of the sport in rural New Zealand with his team. The mission of Core Tennis is to make your local tennis courts the place where it happens.  

Mobile: 020 4242 411 Email:

Web: COACHING | Core Tennis (

Te Puke Tennis Club

Grant Rau (South Africa)