About Us

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Our Mission

By inspiring tennis players and fans across Australia, Kawana Tennis Club aims to increase participation and enjoyment in the game tennis.

To increase participation and enjoyment, Kawana Tennis Club;

  • Provides personalised customer service
  • Provides high quality courses that are fun, friendly and innovative
  • Provides experienced and qualified tennis coaches and staff
  • Strives for both player enjoyment and improvement
  • Provides a learning pathway for every player


Kawana Tennis Club Dean Head Coach Dean Buckland

Director & Head Coach

  • Club Professional Coach for 30 years, USPTR Level 3
  • Head Coach for Australian and German Clubs for past 20 years
  • Australian O/35 Mixed Doubles Champion
  • Played State Level

“Tennis coaching is a real passion of mine and I strive to get the best from all my students”

Dean brings a vast amount of knowledge, which only comes from experience at the highest level possible. His direct and honest approach is very refreshing which creates a great learning environment. Dean is a fully qualified and registered coach with Tennis Australia and has been involved in tennis for over 30 years. Tennis coaching is his real passion and he always strives to get the best out of his students in a fun and challenging environment


Louise Stacy

Squad Development Head Coach

  • Ranked No. 1 in South Australia for 15 years
  • Played 4 Grand Slam Tournaments
  • Ranked No. 3 in the world as a Junior
  • Coached Sam Stosur, Alicia Molik and Jaslyn Hewitt
  • Coached SA State Teams
  • Played on the WTA Tour for 6 years

Louise has been a professional coach for the past 15 years.   She has played at the highest level against Monica Seles, Steffi Graf and Pam Shriver. She has been successful at winning Grand Slams and was Australian Hardcourt Champion at just 15 years old .  After an amazing junior and adult career as a tennis playing professional, Louise has turned her hand to coaching.  She has coached and managed some of our most successful players like Sam Stosur and Alicia Molik. Louise is committed to growing the game at Kawana Tennis Club. Louise can now be found developing our juniors and advanced squad teams and guiding them on the pathway into elite professional tennis.