ABOUT US

Niagara Academy of Tennis is a year round tennis facility offering tennis fun for all ages and skill levels.

The academy has 4 courts available for individual or doubles play. We offer a variety of after school junior programs for younger players just learning the game to more advanced, competitive players.

Our adult clinics and pickleball programs are designed to suit players of all levels providing a fun way to get fit! 

We also have Winter break, March break and Summer camps for domestic and international players.

Scheduled Closure Dates for 2022-23

These are the dates the tennis courts will closed for the 2022-23 season.

  • Dec. 24 to Dec. 26, 2022
  • Dec. 31, 2022 to Jan. 2, 2023
  • Feb 20, 2023.

Meet Our Team

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Ouahab Ghouli

NAT Academy Director, Tennis Canada Coach 3

A reliable and conscientious individual with strong work ethics and a friendly and outgoing personality effective communicator and team player seeking a new opportunity where skills and experiences could make an immediate and positive team contribution.

Highlights:

  • Member of the Professional Tennis Association (PTA) of Canada
  • Former Davis Cup Player for Algeria and former ATP Tour player
  • Skilled in coaching, developing, and implementing players’ development and school initiatives to bring them to the highest level
  • Able to create and conduct Coaches Education Programs at an international level
  • Fluent in following languages: English, French, Arabic (written and spoken)

Joel Cruz

Tennis Coach and Club Pro 1

Highlights:

  • 15 years coaching experience
  • Former ATP player.
  • The Head Pro at the Grimsby Summer Tennis Club

Rayirth Sivakumar

Tennis Instructor 1/ Hitting Partner

Highlights:

  • Niagara Academy Club Administrator
  • High-performance tennis player.
  • Mac Master University Tennis Team player.

Dave Boland

Adult Programs
Co-ordinator/ Tennis Pro

Dave Boland has worked at Niagara Academy of Tennis, during the indoor season, since 2016. He has long been active on the Niagara Peninsula tennis scene. 

“All the on-court action is always exciting and great to be a part of, especially seeing the person improving their play. The behind the scenes teamwork involved is very interesting and satisfying to me as well. There are so many facets to tennis, that it is easy to keep up one’ enthusiasm.”

Highlights:

  • Manager/Pro at Welland Outdoor Tennis Court for almost 30 years.
  • Head Pro at Welland Indoor Tennis Court – 10 years.
  • White Oaks staff – 12 years.

Walter Garcia

High Performance Coach

Highlights:

  • Certified Tennis Canada Coach 1
  • Played  D1 Tennis at Niagara University
  • 15 years of coaching experience and ability to coach all levels.

Carly Vlckova

Tennis Instructor /Fitness Coach

Carly is a passionate health/ fitness/ tennis professional who lived abroad for 13 years (Middle East). Carly has traveled the world working with numerous cultures and nationalities while coaching tennis and leading a variety Bachelor courses, fitness classes & nutrition workshops.

Highlights:

  • 20+ years experience playing tennis. Attended school in the US on a tennis scholarship.
  • Lead junior/toddler summer tennis camps.
  • Health/fitness lecturer for the Government of Dubai
  • Certified personal trainer
  • CrossFit level 1 coach
  • Bachelors in Physical Education
  • Masters in Health Promotion with a focus on Nutrition
  • Lead a variety of fitness classes ie – Strength and conditioning/mobility etc around the world.

CONTACT US

Niagara Academy of Tennis
3373 First Avenue
Vineland, Ontario
L0R 2E0
905.562.0683
info@niagaraacademy.ca