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10 Year AATC Global Awards

The AATC 10 Year Global Awards will open tomorrow and close on August 31. All finalists will be notified on September 30th. Categories are as follows.
1.Australian Coach of the Year
2.South East Asian Coach of the Year
3.Indian Coach of the Year
4.AATC Centre of Excellence (Club or Academy)
5.AATC Partner / Affiliate of the Year
6.School of the Year
7.Most Successful Course / Professional Development Workshop
8.Tournament / Event of the Year.
9.Story of the Year
The ‘Don Champion’ Spirit of Tennis Award

History Of AATC

The AATC was formed to provide another option for students who want to attain the same highest standards in coach education at a fraction of the price.

Our presenters have over 25 years of on court presenting experience and over 20 years of lecture experience.

From when you first enquire to when you first enroll in our courses, we will work together with you to assist you with job placement through many of our partners within your area and abroad. We won’t forget you when you receive your certificate. We will continue to work for you through resume assistance and job applications as well as hands on experience.

You will be working with consummate Teaching Tennis Professionals who are also all volunteers in their field of work.


All current AU members of AATC are fully covered for professional indemnity and public liability insurance worldwide. Please see policy for accurate information


Employment vacancies, resources, training materials, member discounts, newsletters, articles, tour information, sponsorship programs

International Tennis Academy - AATC


Travel the globe to ply your trade with the AATC. With Centres in Singapore, Mumbai, Dehli, Bangalore, Kuala Lumpur, Shenzhen, Auckland and all cities throughout Australia.


The AATC has established itself as the leaders in Coach Education, Coach Development, Coach Training and Support, Coach Mentoring in South East Asia. As an affiliated Educational Institution of ESTESS Athletic University, we pride ourselves in the level of commitment we give to our trainees and members alike. We currently have ties with several organisations in all of the countries we are based in.

The AATC has always been an inclusive educator of Coaches.  The AATC together with their female coach members in India have created the Women Coaches of India.

The vision is to create a platform for knowledge sharing and advice seeking, providing opportunities for young women coaches in India through continuous and affordable education through grass roots programs and empowering them to become exemplar leaders in the sports community with equal pay and increased job opportunities across the globe.

The AATC, is proud to announce a partnership with SportLogic who provide specialised tennis software to help tennis coaches run their business efficiently and effectively. Visit SportLogic at www.sportlogic.com.au to see how they can help you with your business which includes, class management, enrolments and court bookings, invoicing, membership management, database management as well as point of sale.  SportLogic’s inTennis allows you to also Email and SMS customers with the touch of a button. Their mobile app can also allow you to look at your daily schedules and mark off attendances. We have been using SportLogic for 9 years and recommend SportLogic to all AATC coaches worldwide.

What’s Score – Local Tournaments. Live Scores. Are proud to support the AATC and their members.

What’sScore is a sports event management and real time scoreboard software bringing the fun and professionalism of international sport to your local community. Be it a friendly tournament, school games, corporate sports events, professional tournaments at local, state, regional or national level; What’s Score makes the event as exciting as Olympics or a Grand Slam.

VenuLocker has just got on board AATC assisting many of our coaches set up court bookings online.

VenuLocker aims to facilitate the discovery of sports venues and simplify the process of booking it.

Their mission is to ‘Connect sports players, coaches, and fans with a one stop shop to find academies, resorts and agencies worldwide’.  AATC Coaches can now have the very best support to finding that dream job.

Ethics Committee

The AATC Ethics Committee is currently made up of Paul Kleverlaan, Andrew Hill and Rob Casey.  Their role is to ensure our very high standards are maintained by all AATC Registered Coaches.  The AATC has worked hard to develop a Code of Ethics, Mission and Vision Statement along with Core Values that are to be upheld by all AATC Members.

The AATC is very proud to provide a high level of integrity along with the highest quality of Coach Education in line with the expectations of PTCA – Professional Tennis Coaches Association and the ESTESS Athletic University.

“Dreams are the seeds that lead to achievements’ – Sania Mirza

Coach Screening

All AATC members agree to provide AATC HQ with the following as part of our screening process;

Current Working With Children Check (Equivalent for Non Australian Coaches)

National Police Check (Equivalent for Non Australian Coaches)

Current First Aid Certificate

Signed Safeguarding of Child and Young People Code of Conduct


Access to our team of Specialised Business Analysts. Discounted Marketing material to help you grow your business.

The AATC is not a competitor to any other organisation as our primary aim is to develop the teaching professional at every level possible.

Our door is not only open to players of all standards, but also to all other tennis organisations that want to provide tennis opportunities both on and off the court.


Whatever your qualification, ongoing support and employment assistance to help you on your pathway within Australia and overseas will always be available by AATC HQ and your mentors.

Additional benefits include quarterly newsletters and access to online resources.
All Qualified Australian residents receive Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance cover.

Our Team

You will be working with consummate Teaching Tennis Professionals
who are also all volunteers in their field of work.

Cara Joseph

Inclusion and Community Programs

Connie Leone


Kevin Young


Preethi Srinivasan

Preethi Srinivasan

Women Coaches of India – Board Member

andrew hill

Andrew Hill

Director of Education

Anson Hansley Norman

AATC Malaysia

circa 1993 6_1

Don Champion

AATC Consultant

Rob Casey 2018

Rob Casey

Course Facilitator

Mark Tingzhu Zou

AATC China


Lynton Joseph

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Robertson

Michael Robertson

Professional Pathway Manager

Kirti Shekhawat

Kirti Shekhawat

Women Coaches of India – Board Member

Paresh Kothari

AATC India

Paul Kleverlaan

International Operations

Peter Lumsden

Player Development Specialist

Jay Shah

AATC India

Hakan Dahlbo

ESTESS President


Parvesh Raheja

Regional Partner India

Frank Bruinsma

AATC Savitar Singapore

Vijay Krishnumurthy



Ajesh Anthati

Regional Partner India

Level Benefits

Further benefits for each level are outlined below

Future Leaders

On Court Learning, Online Resources, AATC Cap, AATC Lanyard, AATC Pack

Level 1

AATC Resources, 3 DVDs, AATC Cap, AATC Lanyard, AATC Pack

Level 2

AATC Resources, DVD, AATC Cap, AATC Lanyard, AATC Pack

Level 3

AATC Training Manaul, AATC Cap, AATC Lanyard, AATC Shirt and AATC Cap
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