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Award winning coaching team

Collectively, our coaches have over 100 years of professional tennis experience.

We are recgonised as the premier coaching facility in NSW – winners of the Tennis Australia NSW Coaching Excellence award. All our coaches are fully qualified, Police Checked, WWCC screened and up to date with their First Aid.

Meet our coaches
25+ Years

Steve Loeffler

Steve has been running tennis centres for the past 25 years. He is a former professional player and can still hit a mean forehand!

25+ Years

Piotr Haczek

Piotr is a former professional polish tennis player. With his vast coaching background he brings a wealth of experience to White City Tennis. He is a Tennis Australia qualified coach and during the Australian summer of tennis he is a SBS sports reporter sharing his extensive knowledge with SBS Poland listeners.

15+ Years

Daniel Sheining

Daniel is a tennis Australia coach trainer, super 10’s and state team manager. He is filled with youth and enthusiasm for tennis. As a Tennis Australia Club Pro Coach and a mentor to younger coaches he sets the benchmark for professionalism.

3+ years

Lara Kaplan

Lara was ranked in top 3 in NSW and top 6 in the country in her age group throughout her junior career. She is currently the recipient of a tennis scholarship to university in America.

5+ years

Noah Ehrlich

Noah was ranked in the top 10 Australian Under 16s. Has been coaching for 5 years and still loves playing tennis.

12+ years

Enrico Wellenfeld

Enrico previously coached World # 4 Francesca Schivone. He held an ATP Singles Ranking of 814, and an ITF Junior Ranking 18. He is a Tennis Australia qualified coach and his playing and coaching experience are second to none.

10+ years

Bas Loohuis

Bas is an ITF qualified coach and brings a wealth of experience to the tennis court. He has coached at tennis academies in Holland, USA, and Bahrain.

9+ years

Mattia Stoissa

Mattia has 9 years coaching experience – ITF Level 3 Coach, ATP Level C Coach. He held an ITF Ranking 510, Italian Ranking 90.

12+ years

Lucy Wood

Lucy has been involved in Tennis professionally since her Junior career where she reached an ITF Ranking high of 170, and a WTA ranking of 690. Lucy is a qualified Tennis Australia Tennis Coach.

15+ Years

Jeff Schappa

Jeff lives and breathes tennis. He enjoys staying active playing competitive golf in between yoga sessions.

10+ years

Peter Carnegie

Peter has over 10 years of tennis coaching experience. He is currently completing his Club Professional Tennis Coaching course at Tennis Australia. He is also an avid fan of Cricket and the Sydney Roosters.


Phil Gilbert

Phil has over 30 years experience coaching tennis. He has played competitive division 1 club tennis since his teenage years. Phil has also won the club championship A1 event on 2 occasions.

8 years

Juan Paez

Juan has just joined the White City Tennis team. As well as coaching professionally for the past 7 years he has played top-level competitive tennis in Spain.

1 year

Claudia Freer

Claudia joins us after 10 years as a player in our junior program. Claudia recently graduated from Kincoppal Rose Bay where she was Tennis captain and their number 1 player. Claudia has been ranked in the top 300 in Australia and represented KRB in the Tildesley Shield 5 consecutive years.

Join our team

Are you a tennis coach or enthusiast looking for work in the tennis industry?

We are often looking to expand our team. If you would like to join a friendly award winning tennis centre we would love to hear from you!

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