Academy Head Coach

James Greenhalgh

Qualifications + Background

Since retiring from professional tennis 10 years ago, James has devoted his time and energy to developing New Zealand’s top junior and senior players. He has helped coach many aspiring players to represent NZL at junior and senior Davis Cup and Fed Cup level. His commitment and enthusiasm to the game is infectious. 

James has 27 New Zealand National titles, is three time NZ Residentials Singles Open champion and seven time NZ Residentials Doubles Open champion. He spent nine years as a NZ Davis Cup player with experience competing against Davis Cup teams from Australia, Brazil, Switzerland, Austria, Spain, Netherlands, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Labanon, Indionesia, China, Taipei, Japan, Korea and China.

James has 1 ATP Tour doubles title— Hong Kong Open, and 2 ATP Challenger doubles titles—Sapot and Warsaw Open. He has 23 ITF Satellite/Futures titles and was Wimbledon and French Open Doubles Junior Champion. Career high doubles ranking #89 and singles #327

Coaching Experience

Currently, James is the Tennis Auckland Regional Performance Manager. In the past, James captained both Tennis NZL’s Junior and Senior Davis Cup Teams. Previously he successfully managed Tennis NZL’s High Performance programmes. James has developed multiple National title holders and transitioned Junior players to professionals. He holds a Tennis Australia, High Performance Level 3 Coach qualification graduating in 2008 and is a Tennis NZL and Tennis Australia Coaches Association member. James also holds a current St John’s First Aid Level 1 qualification.


Phone:021 333 903

Academy and Tennis Hot Shots Coach

Peter Bulog

Qualifications + Background

Peter currently holds a Tennis Australia Junior Development Coach Level 1 qualification which was completed in 2016. Peter is also registered to deliver the National Participation Programmes which are Tennis Hot Shots, Tennis Xpress and Cardio Tennis. Peter also holds a current St John’s First Aid qualification.

Coaching Experience

Peter is currently coaching tennis hot shots at various clubs/centres across Auckland and has also been delivering the hot shots program into schools in the Auckland area. Peter also assists with the Futures Junior coaching group here at Scarbro Tennis Centre.


Phone:021 022 22809

Academy Coach and Tennis Hot Shots Head Coach

Diana Deyeva

Qualifications + Background

Diana has been playing tennis since she was 5 years old. She started competing in regional and national tournaments at the age of 10, and in her junior years she played in multiple international ITF tournaments throughout  New Zealand, Australia and Europe.  She stopped playing competitively and started coaching when she turned 17. She is very passionate about coaching and has had experience coaching in multiple clubs in Auckland. Currently Diana is a Tennis Auckland Hot Shots coach, she also attends The University of Auckland and competes in SCARBRO Caro Bowl. Diana has completed the Tennis Australia Junior Development Coaching Course and has a First Aid qualification.

Coaching Experience

Diana has wide knowledge and experience in coaching across all ages and abilities. She has worked in multiple clubs in Auckland, primarily WestEnd and Whangaparaoa tennis clubs. She has been the Tennis Auckland Hot Shots programme coach for the last year.

Phone`:021 250 7062

Academy Coach

Adam Staub

Qualifications + Background

Adam has played tennis since the age of 6 years old. Throughout his junior years he competed in New Zealand and Australia, then went on to play Club Tennis in Germany for three consecutive seasons where he also played money tournaments and began his coaching career. Adam then went on to play and coach throughout Australia and still has a strong relationship with many of the coaches over there. Currently he coaches fulltime and plays Carobowl and Chelsea Cup. He looks forward to bringing his skills and knowledge to the High Performance Coaching Group.

Adam is a Tennis Coaches NZ member, an Assistant Junior Coach and is qualified in St John’s First Ad.

Coaching Experience

Adam is a Tennis Auckland performance programme coach. He also has experience coaching Hot Shots and was assistant coach at St Heliers Tennis Club for 4 years.

Additionally, Adam coached in Germany from 2003-08 and throughout northern Australia from 2009-13.

Phone:021 424 429

Tennis Hot Shots Coach

Lucia Young

Details to follow

Strength and Conditioning

Jeremy Brown

Details to follow

Chanistha Ampornachariya

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