The Patana Tigers Tennis provides a complete tennis programme offering personal attention from an international and qualified coaching staff in a world-class tennis facility. The programme currently caters for over three hundred players from as young as five years old in the Tiny Tigers programme, through to the senior Tigers squad. Students have access to the tennis programmes through the ECA programme and teams regularly participate in all BISAC and SEASAC competitions. All programmes have a coach/student ratio of no more than 1:5. The Tiny Tigers and Bengals programmes are not selective however students will be set into mini groups depending on standard to facilitate coaching.
Programmes: Tiny Tigers - Year 1 and Year 2 students
Primary Bengals â€“ Years 3 â€“ 5
Secondary Bengals â€“ Years 6 â€“ 10
Junior Tigers - a selective mini tennis group primarily for Year 4 and 5 students who have shown good potential.
Tigers â€“ A selective programme for students who are looking to play in the school teams and want to maximise their potential.
School Team Training â€“ A selective programme in Season 1 for Under 13, Season 2 for Varsity (Under 19) and Season 3 for Under 15.
Daniel played tennis from a very young age and comes to Patana with a wealth of experience in competitive tennis and professional coaching.Â Originally from the UK, Daniel played competitively from the ages of 18 â€“ 21 and was ranked in the Top 20 in Great Britain and had a world ranking (ATP) of 831.Â Danielâ€™s coaching career spans both the UK and Australia; prior to joining Patana, Daniel coached at Kooyong International Tennis Academy in Melbourne.Â In the UK Daniel coached and managed national, regional and county standard players programmes in Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and the East Region, and has had coaching positions at both Millfield School in Somerset, and Kings College School Cambridge.
"I'm so pleased to see tennis being played and enjoyed by so many students at so many levels."ÂRecent Tennis News and reports
Daniel Ahl â€“ Head Tennis Coach