About

About

Geoff Beech Tennis is a professional tennis coaching team focused on the three fundamentals of tennis technique, tactics & footwork.

We are a team of professional coaches with over 70 years of combined coaching experience between us.

We strive to provide a fun learning environment that caters for all players at every level. We endeavor to develop players to the best of their ability; whether this is to play for fun, to compete for your club, or at tournament level.


 

 

Geoff Beech - Head Coach

Coaching Role: Head Coach of Dunholme Tennis Club and Remuera Rackets Club.

Hi I'm Geoff Beech, I've been playing or coaching tennis all my life. I started playing when I was 4yrs old and started coaching at 18. I played all the local and National Tournaments, Senior and Junior Rep competitions and Caro Bowl. I have been coaching tennis in the Remuera community for over 20 years. As a head coach, I endeavor to build the interest of tennis within the Remuera area, and develop the clubs membership and coaching programs on offer. Below are the great group of coaches that make up my coaching team.

 

 

Tyler Lewis

Coaching Role: Junior Club Coach, Adult Club Coach

I have recently finished a degree in coaching and sports management, coming from a tennis family I am passionate about giving back to the sport I have played for many years.  Tennis has played a big role in my life, and there is nothing better than watching adults and children succeed in there tennis aspirations, whether it is to become a social player or a elite athlete. My focus is to bring out the best version of yourself on the tennis court, and for you to find the love for the sport.

Jono Leftley

Coaching Role: Junior and Adult Club Coach

Introducing Coach Jono: One of our Coaches with plenty of experience, he's been playing tennis for many years, and coaching adults and kids along the way. 

 

Aden Borlase-Mills

Coaching Role: Junior and Adult Club Coach

Introducing Coach Aden, one of our coaches at Geoff Beech Tennis. Aden has been playing tennis since the age of 5, his passion and love for the game brings out the best in his coaching, Aden has been on both sides of the net and has been introduced to the world of coaching since he was 13. He’s played competitively for many years. Making the finals of the 2019 Secondary School Championships representing Westlake Boys, was one of his fondest memories of the game. At the age of 17 he completed his ITF level 1 coaching qualification and at the time was the youngest to do so in New Zealand. Currently, he is studying at the University of Auckland. Aden loves coaching and continues to look for ways to improve as a player and a coach.

Nico Scown-Vazques

Coaching Role: Junior and Adult Club Coach

Introducing Coach Nico: One of our Coaches with plenty of experience, he's been playing tennis for many years, and coaching adults and kids along the way. 

"I'm all about sharing the love of tennis and hoping it rubs off on my clients. My aim is to help you find your passion for the game, improve your tennis skill set, and place you on the road to tennis success whether socially or competitively. You deserve to have your lesson catered to your needs, and I am here to help you on the road to success. Share with me what you want out of the game and I will make it happen.  I'm looking forward to working with you all".

 

Kenny Tang

Coaching Role: Junior and Adult Club Coach

Introducing Coach Kenny, one of our coaches at Geoff Beech Tennis.  Kenny has been playing tennis for 18 years, competed in local and national tournaments and has represented his high school in national tournaments such as the "Champion of Champions tournament" and competed in the University of Auckland Team in the New Zealand University Games. Nowadays he continues to compete in the local interclub competition. Kenny has been coaching for 7 years and started off as an assistant coach at Ngatira Tennis Club, later as a coach at the University of Auckland Tennis Club. He has also worked full-time as a senior coach at the prestige Shanghai Racquet Club) in Shanghai, China.

Certification: Certified coach by GPTCA (The Global Professional Tennis Coach Association), and a certified mental trainer by MTI (Mental Training Inc). 

  • Coaching Courses Attended: 
    - Tennis New Zealand Hot Shots course 2014
    - Trans-Asia Pacific Tennis Summit 2018
    - C-Level Certification GPTCA Course 2018
    - PTR Asia Tennis Symposium 2019
    - PTR Junior Development Level 3 Course 2019
    - Evolution Kids Tennis Course 2019 
    - MTI Mental Strength Specialist Certification Course 2019
     
  • Goals & Aspirations: 
    Kenny's main goal in coaching has always been to develop players interest and enjoyment of the sport. If they are interested in it and enjoy it, they tend to progress quicker. He takes a holistic approach and aim's to develop players' physical, technical, tactical and mental skills whenever he can. He loves the moments when his students eyes light up after having figured out a new technique or shot that they have learnt. Kenny aspires to one day become a coach on the Tour.

 

Lochlan Kitchen

Coaching Role: Junior and Adult Club Coach

Introducing Coach Lochlan: One of our very popular coaches, and a player himself, he loves seeing everyone enjoying their time on court and believes that a fun court experience is everything. Coaching our Rusty Rackets and Twilight Tennis he enjoys his time on court with his students both young and old. 

 

Adrian Lagman

Coaching Role: Junior and Adult Club Coach

Introducing Coach Adrian who has many years of tennis experience, played for Auckland throughout his Junior career. played for New Zealand in Juniors. Ranked as high as No4 in Junior Tennis in NZ he has taken on board his many years of being coached by former pro's and implemented them into his own coaching style. He now plays for Remuera Rackets is in the top Caro Bowl team. He is currently studying a bachelor of sport and exercise science at AUT.

"Number 1 passion is to help people in any way to improve their tennis and give back to the tennis community, I aspire to keep on using coaching to continue feeding my passion for the tennis industry and I one day hope to guide and develop young talent to reach their potential at a elite level". 

 

 

 

Jarrod Feast

Coaching Role: Junior Coach / Adult Coach

Introducing Coach Jarrod, coaching for over 4 years now, and playing tennis himself, he has found his calling. Jarrod loves working with kids and bringing out the best in there abilities, watching them succeed and work hard towards their goals and aspirations. He believes in constantly learning and bettering yourself. Jarrod is looking to further his career as a Coach and work on developing both juniors and adults to better their game.

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