WHO WE ARE

The Voyager Tennis Academy is run by a world class coaching team

All coaches have progressed through top level junior tennis, have been coached by some of the most experienced international coaches and many have competed on the professional tour or played College Tennis. The team has a love for the game and their aim is share that passion and impart their experiences as players, coaches and professionals to students so that they can become the best tennis players and people that they can be.

FULL TIME COACHING TEAM

Luke Bourgeois at Voyager Tennis Academy

LUKE BOURGEOIS

Qualifications
Tennis Australia Junior Development
Tennis Australia Club Professional
Tennis Australia MLC Hotshot Tennis Provider
Tennis Australia Platinum Development Coach

Player History
World No.1 U18 ITF Junior Doubles
World No.18 U18 ITF Junior Singles
ATP world ranking 262 Singles
ATP world rankings 169 Doubles
Won over 500 professional matches
Wins include Murray, Ferrer, Kiefer and Fish
Coached by Tony Roche 2001-07
Federer’s hitting partner 2005-07
Tennis Australia Club Professional

What I love about Tennis?
I have loved every element of my tennis life. From the early days with the countless hours on the training court, dedicating myself in the quest to develop and master the skills. The thrill of competition where you put everything on the line, with the match hinging on winning or losing just one point. To the doors it has opened with the people I have met and the journey it has taken me on. It truly has been an amazing experience which in essence has shaped the person I have become. This has created the opportunity and the pleasure to now pass that knowledge and experience on to my students in the hope that they will have the same opportunities as I have.

Sam Humphrey at Voyager Tennis Academy

SAM HUMPHREY

Qualifications
BA Business and Communications
LTA Coach
Elite Student Athlete Award
PTR Junior Development

Player History
4 years of U.S. College Tennis on full scholarship at the University of Charleston
Rankings of No.1 Doubles and No.5 Singles Atlantic Region (NCAA College Tennis)
Captained team to 2 National Championship appearances
No. 41 UK Juniors

What I love about Tennis?
It's given me the opportunity to travel and see more of the world, and meet some amazing people along the way!

RAFAEL BARROZZI

Qualifications
BA Business Administration
Tennis coaching certificate Level 3 (Venezuela)
10 years coaching tennis
Trained several players who earned college scholarships in the United States
Specialist in: Serve, Backhand, footwork and match strategy

Player History

Three times Champion in Venezuelan Regional Tournaments: U/18 – U/18 - Open
Finalist in a Venezuelan National Tournament U/18
Top 60 Venezuelan ranking U/16
Top 30 Venezuelan ranking U/18

What I love about tennis?
I love to see big improvements in each players game and I also love tennis because it has created some great friendships and allowed me to travel and work in different parts of the world.

 

Ryan Henry at Voyager Tennis Academy

RYAN HENRY

Qualifications
Tennis Coaches Australia Level 1
Tennis Australia Junior Development Coach
Tennis Australia Club Professional
Tennis Australia Master Club Pro
Strength and Conditioning Level 1
Olympic Weight Lifting Level 1 
Tennis Australia Learning Facilitator Coaching Course
Diploma of Business

Player History
World No.1 U18 ITF Junior Doubles
World No.16 U18 ITF Junior Singles
ATP world ranking 424 Singles
ATP world ranking 271 Doubles
Wins include Berdych, Baghdatis and Soderling

What I love about Tennis?
I loved the intensity of competing as a player and all the life opportunities that Tennis has provided such as character building, world travel and helping me to build a career. I’d like to share these opportunities and help as many players as possible to develop to their full potential as both players and as people. 

 

Alex Fairbanks at Voyager Tennis Academy

ALEX FAIRBANKS

Qualifications
ANZ Hot Shots Certified
Tennis Australia Junior Development Qualification
6 years of coaching experience under the guidance of some of Sydney’s best coaches
Coached players of all ages and abilities

Player History
Played for NSW in the state teams event as a junior
Ranked top 10 in Australia for U/16’s

What I love about Tennis?
I’ve helped a lot of kids discover and learn to love the game of tennis by having a tonne of fun and becoming better tennis players as we go. I'm proud to have been able to help transition some junior beginner players into our advanced selective programs.

DAVID BORSONE

Qualifications
ANZ Hot Shots Certified
Tennis Australia Junior Development Qualification
Coaching under the guidance of some of Australia’s best Coaches

Player History
Started playing tennis at the age of 5yrs
Top 20 in NSW for my age group
Top 40 Australian Ranked in Open Men's

What I love about Tennis?
I love that tennis is a sport you can play no matter what your age is.

Adam Feeney at Voyager Tennis Academy

ADAM FEENEY

Qualifications
Tennis Australia Junior Development Coach
Tennis Australia Club Professional Coaching Course
MLC Hot Shots Coach
Cardio Tennis Coach

Player History
World No.22 U18 ITF Junior Singles
World No.3 U18 ITF Junior Doubles
ATP world ranking 248 Singles
ATP world ranking 100 Doubles
Wins include Monfils, Querry, Anderson

What I love about Tennis?
The fact that it's just you verse one other person. There are so many ways in which you can play the game and when you're out there competing you might not match up so well against a particular player, so you have to problem solve your way through it because there is no where to hide. I love that there is no time limit either, so you're never racing the clock you're just competing.

PAULA CODORNIZ

Qualifications
BA Business School 
BA Physiotherapy
Post-Graduation on Physiotherapy Intensive Care

General
Paula is a very personable and popular member of the Voyager team at North Manly. She handles all non-coaching activities at the Club such as the management of the Pro Shop and clubhouse, administration and customer service. Paula loves sport and enjoys participating in the Voyager adult classes as well.


BART BOURGEOIS

Qualifications
Bachelor of Commerce
Graduate Diploma Applied Finance & Investment
Teaching tennis for 9 years

Player History
2004 - Won NSW State League team tennis
Played Premier League badge for 10 years +
Top 15 in the state in juniors

What I love about Tennis?
I love that tennis is a game that you can continually improve at no matter what age you are or the level that you play at. I have noticed that even the top players in the game have improved later in their career.
I also enjoy competing against other players and finding solutions during a game to win the match. Tennis is a technical, mental and physical game which makes for interesting matches for players with varying strengths.

PETER THORNE

Qualifications
LTA Level 4 Senior Performance Coach
LTA Disability Coach
A Level Sports Science
Coached multiple British National Champions
Coached International Players, as high as No. 9 World Junior and Top WTA 275

Player History
Great Britain U/18 National Captain
Wins over ATP ranked players
Top 30 UK from U/12 through to U/18
Top 80 UK Mens

What I love about Tennis?
I love that tennis teaches you to compete against others but most importantly against yourself if you are to improve. It has given me so many transferable skills that are needed in everyday life and business and it has also enabled me to travel the world and meet some amazing people and make friends for life.

JEREMY SLEE

Qualifications
Tennis Australia Hotshots Coach
Tennis Australia Junior Development

Player History
Ranked No.2 in NSW U/14
Ranked Top 15 in Australia U/14’s
Ranked Top 153 in Australian Open Mens
Top 1,000 ranked u/18 World Juniors
Played since I was 5yrs old
Best win: Scot Jones a Top 100 world ranked junior player

What I love about Tennis?
Love being able to coach kids so they can reach there next level of tennis and see them getting more enjoyment in playing tennis as they get better.

ABOUT THE TEAM

Having the best coaching team that we possibly can is critical for the Voyager Tennis Academy.
We believe and that we have the most inspired, fun, passionate coaches and representatives who are committed to building “Voyagers” and the Voyager community.
Voyager coaches are team players, and love going to work because they are surrounded by good mates and enjoy developing themselves and others. 
We employ coaches from Australia and around the world who can share their tennis and education experiences in turn with our Voyagers.

  
  

INTERESTED IN JOINING THE VOYAGER TENNIS ACADEMY TEAM?

We are always on the lookout for great people who share our same core values. 
If you would like to express interest in working at Voyager Tennis Academy please send your cover letter and resume to admin@voyagertennis.com