John and Tate Roberts
Leaders in Talent Development.
Coaches of National Junior Champions and ITF World Ranked Juniors.
Newcombe Medal Winner and Finalist.
Tennis Australia High Performance Coach
2019 Australian Tennis Industry Awards Talent Development Coach of the Year
ATP Top 600
Top 20 in the World for Birth Year
Number 1 WA Junior 1993-1998
Two-time National Junior Champion
1999 SIDE Graduate
US College tennis and academic scholarship recipient
John Roberts has been involved in professional tennis coaching for over 20 years. He holds numerous coaching qualifications and is currently recognized by Tennis Australia as a:
Platinum Level Talent Development Coach
Learning Facilitator for new coaches
Talent Search Coach
Super 10 coach - delivering the most super 10 players in West Australia including five national finalists.
Multiple times Coach WA at National Super 10 Championships at Australian Open
Multiple times coach at National Talent Development Camp
In 2010 John Roberts was one of 5 finalists nominated to receive the Newcombe Medal for Coaching Excellence. John is the only West Australian coach to have been short listed for this award, recognizing various accomplishments as a coach but most especially in the area of junior development.
John has also served as a Club President at three metropolitan clubs, is the founder and President of the Brixton Street Tennis Centre located in a facility where two previous clubs failed and is currently the President of Gosnells Memorial Park Tennis Club.
John enjoyed a successful career in business and management consulting prior to entering the coaching profession. Applying similar principles to those employed in his varied businesses John has been able to resurrect tennis clubs where two failed, and grow two other clubs to more than double their size.
John Roberts has coached over 60 nationally ranked players including 10 players ranked in the top 10 in Australia and has seen a number of his students become certified as coaches by Tennis Australia.
AA Business, BA Liberal Arts State University of New York, BA Internet Comm. Curtin University grad.2017, PG Study Law @ University of West Australia / PG Study MAcct. @ Curtin University