OUR COACHING TEAM

Nic Jenkins

Head Coach & Director of Elevate Tennis

  • Head Coach across our 3 venues

  • ITF Level 1/Tennis NZ Registered Coach

  • Former Nationals winner & Canterbury representative

  • Enjoys working with high-performance athletes and transitioning players into Junior Interclub

  • Focus on "player development" and giving players opportunities with our programmes, camps, tournaments and trips

  • Passionate about building Elevate as a "brand" and growing our coaching team 

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Declan Barry
Development Coach at Elevate Tennis

  • Runs private & group training at 2 of our venues

  • Competes for Edgeware in our Division 1 Men

  • Helps lead our Hotshots, Junior Interclub, Academy and Senior coaching sessions

  • Enjoys private/hitting lessons with our academy players for competitive match practice

  • Strikes a good balance between an enjoyable and valuable coaching session, with insightful technical and tactical understanding

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Rhys Weaver

Development Coach at Elevate Tennis

  • Development Coach at 2 of our venues

  • ITF Level 1 Registered Coach 

  • Helps lead our Hotshots, Aces, Junior Interclub and Development Squad groups

  • Has exceptional technical knowledge to help players improve their game

  • Enjoys both private and group training, hitting lessons and helping Elevate run our other events (tournaments, trips, restringing)

  • Runs "UC Tennis" for university players

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Caleb Middlemiss

Development Coach at Elevate Tennis

  • Development Coach at 3 of our venues

  • Tennis NZ "Assistant Course" Coach

  • Competes for our Edgeware Division 1 Team

  • Leads and assists our Hotshots, Aces, Junior Interclub and Development Squad groups

  • Shows excellent tactical understanding with private and group training + hitting lessons

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Erica Prescott
Fitness Trainer at Elevate Tennis ACADEMY

  • Fitness Trainer for our Elevate Academy and online LIGA service 

  • Runs our 1 on 1 fitness programme and testing each term

  • Was an elite athlete competing in Rugby and Athletics for New Zealand

  • A passion for helping players 'holistically' through three pillars; fitness, mindset and nutrition

  • Caters her sessions to each athletes specific needs; whilst also keeping it super engaging

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