When it comes to tennis coaches, some times you get lucky, and seems we are pretty lucky to have such an active member of the tennis community in our club coach Andrew Ash and his team at Ash Tennis.

Here are some of the things we know and have learnt about our coach, and it seems that the club and our players can truly benefit from his involvement and experience, here is some information we have put together about Andre and Ash tennis;

Ash Tennis Mission Statement: to maximise playing and learning opportunities for all ages and abilities, from all cross sections of the community, in a fun and active environment. We promote a fit and healthy lifestyle using tennis as a vehicle through life to achieve this goal.


Ash Tennis founder Andrew Ash – an experience overview

  • Director/Head Coach
  • Former Tennis Australia National Coach Advisory Group member
  • Tennis Queensland Local Advisory Group
  • United States Professional Tennis Association Pro 2 Qualified
  • Tennis Australia Club Professional qualified
  • Certificate 3 in Sport and Recreation Management
  • Tennis Queensland State Wheelchair Tennis Coach
  • Tennis Australia Junior Wheelchair Tennis Coach(Runner up 2011 World Team Cup)
  • Tennis Australia Senior Men’s Wheelchair Tennis Coach(won Mens World Group 2 2013)
  • Tennis Australia MLC Hot Shots Ambassador
  • Tennis Australia MLC Hot Shots Mentor
  • Tennis Australia Club Coach Mentor
  • Tennis Australia Cardio Tennis Pilot Coach
  • Contracted coach facilitator for Tennis Australia coaching courses
  • Queensland Sporting Wheelchair and Disabled Association Coach of the Year 2008(nominated 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011)
  • Nominated Queensland Club Coach of the Year and Hot Shots coach of the Year 2014
  • 18 years coaching experience both nationally and internationally


Programs Ash tennis offer at the Coolum tennis Club and Peregian Springs State School;

  • ANZ Hot Shots Junior group coaching
  • Adult Group Coaching (including Adult Learn to Play)
  • Adult social tennis fitness classes(gameFit)
  • Junior/Competition Squad Training
  • School holiday programs
  • School program services (eg school Physical Education sessions and competitions)
  • Private Coaching
  • Programmed recreation/family days
  • Community events and functions
  • Social Tennis Days and Nights
  • Social Junior and Senior competitions
  • Hitting Sessions
  • Disability coaching and competition programs
  • Tournaments
  • Birthday parties


Ash Tennis also offers a fully stocked pro shop with equipment and apparel from Head, Babolat and K Swiss, with expert advice, demo service and stringing service.