Meet Our Instructors

 

All our instructors are fully certified and have complete up to date background checks.

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Franusa Rachmann

Visiting Pro

Fransua Rachmann is a qualified Tennis Canada Club Pro 2 Tennis Coach (only 160 in Canada) with over 20 years of international tennis coaching experience.  He started his career in his home country of South Africa in 1996, and has since coached in the UK, USA and Dubai.  Fransua has a diploma in Sport Psychology, and completed his Business Diploma at Canadore College (North Bay) in 2012.  He is currently living in North Bay, ON with his wife and 2 children, and travels to Sudbury on Fridays & Saturdays to help out at S.I.T.C.  Anyone interested in private lessons, please call the Club at 705-688-1414.  GREAT TO HAVE YOUR HELP, FRANSUA!!

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Jeff Morton

Senior Coach and Previous Club Manager

In the eighties Jeff completed his National Coaches Certification and worked at the Sudbury Racquet Club, All Canadian Club and Parks and Recreation running junior and adult tennis programs and summer camps. He then took a break and re-certified last year with Tennis Canada as an Instructor 1.

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Abbas Dedanwala

Instructor

Abbas is an experienced tennis player who has played at the provincial level. He now coaches and runs a wide variety of adult and youth programs at the bubble. He has run adult lessons, summer camps, Saturday lessons, the high-performance academy and more! He can speak french and has obtained his DELF certification at the B2 level. He is currently a first-year student at Laurentian University studying behavioural neuroscience.  

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Pat Presenza

Instructor

Pat has a BA in Physical Education from Gallaudet University and a BEd from York University. Pat loves to teach and looks forward to applying his teaching and instructional skills on the tennis courts, with an emphasis on small group and semi-private instruction.  Pat is an active player in Northern Ontario and hopes to promote our instructional programs to tennis and club newcomers.

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Hannah Lecuyer

Instructor

In May of 2018, Hannah successfully completed the Tennis Instructor Program with T.P.A. and Tennis Canada, and spent this past summer working as a Tennis Instructor/Camp Counselor with N.T.S.  in Ottawa.  Hanna graduated from the French Immersion high school program in Ottawa, so she is able to at least understand French, and to speak it a little.  She is currently a 1st year student at Laurentian University in Forensic Psychology.  WELCOME ABOARD, Hannah!

Andrew Varghese

Instructor

Level 1 Instructor

1st year student at Laurentian University