Seven Tennis New Zealand registered coaches work out of clubs in the Nelson region. A variety of programmes are offered by each coach to cater for all ages and abilities.

The Tennis Hot Shots programme features highly in our junior coaching programmes, both at schools and at club and level.  Coaches will be delivering APTHS schools programme to 22 Primary and Intermediate schools in the Nelson area this coming season.

Nelson Bay Tennis Association aligns with the Tennis New Zealand coaching pathway:

Community Coach - Junior Development Coach - Club Professional Coach - High Performance Coach.

Community Coaches courses and APTHS Community Play Deliverers Courses are held in Nelson on an annual basis.


We are delighted to have all our coaches involved and supportive of the development of our junior squads and

representative players.  Squads training sessions take place during the majority of the year and are proudly

sponsored by Talley's





Hope, Wakefield, Waimea West & Golden Bay Clubs

Motueka Club

Nelson Lawns Club

Stoke Club

Tasman Club

Tahunanui & Wakapuaka Clubs

Upper Moutere & Mapua Clubs

Ngaire Calder 

Ashleigh Calder

Ashleigh Calder

Kolie Van Zyl

 Kolie Van Zyl 

Renny Spruijtenburg

Vanessa Mairs