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

 

 

Geoff Beech

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.

Jonathan Leftley

Jonathan Leftley

Coaching Role: Junior Club Coach, Adult Club/ TennisFit Coach

Jono has been with Dunholme for one year now, following on from his coaching degree at AUT in 2017. He coaches all age ranges for the club, as well as running the TennisFit classes. He has a strong interest in coaching and developing others, especially in regards to sport psychology. His coaching philosophy revolves around fun and enjoyment, with a strong emphasis on an athlete-centred coaching approach.

 

Lochlan Kitchen

Coaching Role: Club Coach

My name is Lochie and I have been in the game of tennis for over ten years. I grew up playing in Whangarei and moved down to Auckland during the end of my high school years.I have played all over New Zealand and many countries around the world. I am passionate about coaching tennis to all ages and abilities. I bring a dynamic, exciting, and fun energy on court that will help improve your game!

 

Nicholas Burnie

 

Nicholas Burnie

Coaching Role: Club & Private Coach

Has been Coaching Tennis for 15 years. Played for Remuera Rackets NZ since 2003 at 1st Mens, Caro Reserve and Carobowl. Coached Tennis overseas in USA at the Cliff Drysdale Tennis Academy in Vermont in 2011, Coached 3 Top NZ juniors for tournaments in Pune, India 2014, and coached for MatchPoint Tennis Academie in Munster and Dusseldorf 2015-2017.

 

Tyler Lewis

Tyler Lewis

Coaching Role: Junior and Adult Club Coach

I have just finished a degree in coaching and sport management at AUT and am very excited to get back into the coaching scene over the next year, parallel to my other entrepreneurial endeavours for my company. I come from a tennis family and have been immersed in the tennis scene all my life. It is a sport which I have fallen in love with and am dedicated to sharing this passion and endless amounts of experience I have learnt with the people I will be coaching.

 

 

Aden Borlase-Mills

Coaching Role: Junior and Adult Club Coach

Introducing 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 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. 

 

 

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