Our Team

Elite Tennis International


Our Locations:

Caloundra: Corner of Arthur Street & Bowman Road Caloundra QLD 4551
(07) 5491 8487


Our Team

 

Matt Deverson - Director of ETI

Tennis Australia Master Club Professional

Venue Manager - Sunshine Coast Regional Tennis Centre - Caloundra

Matt has been the Head Coach and Venue Manager of the Caloundra Tennis Centre since 2002. He is a former State & Nationally ranked player who due to a shoulder injury then decided to use his extensive playing experience to forge a very successful coaching career.

Matt has completed the Tennis Australia Master Club Professional course. Qualified also as a Sports Trainer which includes qualifications in Sport Psychology, Physical Fitness, Nutrition & Gym Programming further adds to Matt's wealth of knowledge and ability to develop and oversee some of Qld's and Australia's best young talent.

Matt is a Tennis Australia Cardio Tennis Provider, Tennis Australia registered ANZ Hot Shots Deliverer and is recognised as a Tennis Australia Talent Development Coach. Matt is the driving force behind ETI's Elite Program, with tournament trips and player-evaluations all part of the program. Matt is AASC qualified and delivers our Active After School Programs in various schools around Caloundra

In 2012 Matt was voted onto Tennis Qld's Coaches Local Advisory Board and has overseen the completion of Caloundra's new 20 court Regional Centre. Matt is also heavily involved in the Region currently holding a position on the Executive Committee for the Regional Assembly as the Vice Chairperson and the current Company Member on the Board of Tennis Queensland. Matt is also a current member of the Sunshine Coast Regional Tennis Assembly Junior Committee and is the Current Coach of the Sunshine Coast JDS Rep Team. Matt is also a QLD State Teams Selector

   

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Poulos - Director of ETI

Tennis Australia Club Professional

Venue Manager - Sunshine Coast Regional Tennis Centre - Caloundra

Mick was the owner/director and head coach of Complete Tennis, one of Australia's largest tennis providers, comprising of  Wollongong, Bowral and Moss Vale Tennis Centres in NSW since 1993. Mick has made the move to QLD to become a valuable business partner in Elite Tennis International

Mick has completed the Tennis Australia Club Professional course and has extensive coaching and playing experience with players of all levels and was voted Nsw coach of the month in 2010.

Mick is a Tennis Australia Cardio Tennis Provider, Tennis Australia registered ANZ Hot Shots Deliverer and is fully comitted to Elite Tennis International's tournament travel program. Mic will help drive ETI's Elite Program, with tournament trips and player-evaluations all part of the program. 

In 2011 Mick was voted onto Tennis NSW's Coaches Local Advisory Board and has a wealth of tennis knowledge that he brings to ETI and our students

 

Jenny Metzlar

Tennis Australia Junior Development Coach

Assistant Coach 

Jenny is a great addition to the ETI Team. Possessing an extensive coaching  background she is able to deliver friendly professional understanding coaching to all levels of students. Jenny is now a local Sunshine Coast Resident 

Jenny will be assisting the ETI team in developing its strong junior base and implementing junior pathways into fixture and tournament play. As a valuable member of the ETI Coaching staff Jenny will continue to drive the ANZ Hot Shot program specialising in Red Ball Development as well as assist in talent identification of students for both Elite Squad and Private Lesson Programs. Jenny is AASC qualified and has delivered our Active After School Programs in various schools around Caloundra as well as running before school programs in various schools 

     
     

Zac Howard

Administration Manager - Bachelor of Sports & Exercise Science 

As a Sunshine Coast local Zac was a regular tournament player on the State and JDS circuit. Zac has completed a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science at USC, Zac is working towards his Junior Development qualification and is excelling on court under the guidance of his ETI Coach mentors.

Zac assists in the delivery of TA's ANZ Hot Shots programs as well as providing pathway lessons to entry level students.

Zac is an integral part of ETI's Full-time program and assists in setting up physical profilling for serious tennis students

 
   
   

Simon Pedler

Administration Assistant 
Simon is currently studying engineering at USC and works weekends at our Caloundra venue. Simon is a former ETI student and currrently still plays competition in our Division 1 Tuesday Night Men's Signles comp. Simon also holds a Level 1 ATPCA Tennis Coaching Qualification
   
   

Trent Drew

Tennis Australia Junior Development Coach

Assistant Coach 
Trent has recently completed his Tennis Australia Junior Development Coaching Qualification. Trent trains in ETI's full-time program and is aiming to make a life in tennis. Trent has many hrs of hot-shots coaching and delivery and specialises in our In-School coaching program along with assisting in the delivery of our Elite Squad Program
   
   

Richard Myors

Tennis Australia Junior Development Coach - Trainee

Assistant Coach 
Richard has recently commenced his Tennis Australia Junior Development Coaching Qualification. Richard trains in ETI's full-time program and is currently enrolled at USC studying a Sport & Exercise Science Degree. Richard has a lot of coaching experience and specialises in Tennis Australia's hot shots program delivery. Richard works as our In-School professional delivery tennis in both Buderim and Chancellor Park schools