Your Premier Melbourne East Tennis Academy

Prestige Tennis Academy is a premier tennis coaching company that was founded in 2019 at the Knox Gardens Tennis Club. Since then, the academy has rapidly grown and expanded to two additional locations in Bayswater North and Ferntree Gully. With a team of experienced and certified tennis coaches, the academy offers professional tennis training to students of all ages and skill levels, from beginners to advanced players.

The academy provides a wide range of tennis programs and services, including private lessons, group lessons, and specialized training programs for juniors and adults. The programs are tailored to meet the unique needs of each student, with a focus on developing fundamental skills, technique, and strategy.

At Prestige Tennis Academy, the goal is to create a fun and engaging learning environment where students can improve their tennis skills, build confidence, and develop a passion for the sport. The academy uses state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, including multiple surfaces to ensure that students receive the best possible training experience.

With over 250 students enrolled across its three locations, Prestige Tennis Academy has become a trusted name in the local tennis community. The academy is committed to providing high-quality tennis coaching and fostering a love for the sport, making it the perfect destination for anyone looking to improve their tennis skills or start their tennis journey.

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Argyle Way, Wantirna South, Vic, 3152
+61 400 914 514




2A Glenfern Road, Ferntree Gully, Vic, 3156
+61 421 034 534




267 Canterbury Road, Bayswater North, Vic, 3153
+61 400 914 514

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Meet Our Expert Coaching Team: Passionate Professionals Dedicated to Your Tennis Success

Lachlan Gotz


Lachlan brings a wealth of experience to Prestige Tennis Academy. A Tennis Australia certified club professional coach with over 16 years of experience in the coaching industry Lachlan has worked with a vast array of players of all ages and backgrounds from beginners all the way through to Professional players.

Some of Lachlan’s major coaching roles include:

  • Specialist coach for Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy Camps
  • Haileybury College, Melbourne Boys 1st teams coach
  • Tennis Australia Super 10s  team coach
  • Tennis Australia National Development Squad Coach
  • Internationally renowned guest speaker


Players from all over Victoria travel to train under Lachlan’s guidance at Prestige Tennis and he currently has a crop of National academy players under his wing. Lachlan is primarily based at our Knox Gardens venue as well as fulfilling his current roles with Tennis Australia. Lachlan also presents to tennis academies worldwide about academy setups, player development and provides coach mentoring.

Lachlan is still involved in playing the sport currently playing on the ITF seniors tour as well as playing Tennis Victoria pennant.

Mark Brodam


Mark Brodam is Prestige Tennis Academy’s performance coach and head coach of our Ferntree Gully Venue. A certified development coach with over 10 years of experience in the industry Mark has fulfilled a number of different roles and has great experience working in all our different programs. Mark has been privileged to work with a number of Victoria’s top junior players who are currently involved in Australia’s national development squad program and excels with players looking to make the transition from being a club level player to representative, state and national level. 

Mark has been extremely active in the school space offering classroom to court programs to Primary schools across the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. He is also the head coach of our extremely successful ‘all abilities program’ run at Ferntree Gully Tennis Club which is Melbourne’s leading program for intellectually or physically impaired athletes.

Mark is still playing tennis competitively and currently plays Tennis Victoria pennant for Ferntree Gully TC and  WDTA competition.

Jon James


Jon James is one of Melbourne’s leading performance and squad coaches. A Tennis Australia certified development coach with a coaching career spanning in excess of 15 years Jon has had the unique opportunity to work with some of the best coaches at a number of different academies statewide and brings a wealth of knowledge to Prestige Tennis.

Jon specialises in high performance drilling to test player’s technical skills under physical duress in conjunction with educating players on the tactical side of their game and formulating a winning game plan.

Jon is also still playing his trade competitively and continues to play Tennis Victoria pennant as well as open tournaments.

Ben Meyer


Ben Meyer is an academy coach with Prestige Tennis who has over 10 years of coaching experience. Ben has great aptitude in working with our hot shots students and also specializes in our development squad program. His passion comes through in all of his sessions and he is an astute student of the game.

 Ben’s private lessons are extremely popular and he works a lot with grassroots players in developing the basic fundamentals at a young age as well as adult beginners and intermediates on helping improve their game to a competition level.

Ben is still playing actively within the tennis community. Ben plays Saturday competition in the premier division of Waverley district and is also still a regular at tournaments. 

Henrik Traskin


Henrik Traskin is a performance coach with Prestige Tennis Academy. Formerly ranked on the ATP tour he has a wealth of experience as both a player and a coach.

Henrik has trained at world-renowned academies such as Davydenko Tennis Academy in Germany, Juan Carlos Ferrero Tennis Academy in Spain & Dominika Cibulkova Tennis Academy in Slovakia.
Henrik has also trained with many of the world’s best players such as Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexandr Zverev, Andrey Rublev, Lukas Lacko, Ilya Marchenko, and Elena Rybakina.

Henrik also owns his own academy back home in Lithuania called ‘Level Up Tennis Academy’ which is one of the leading high-performance academies in the region. He has an outstanding track record in producing and developing world-class tennis players.

"Champions keep playing until they get it right. - Billie Jean King"