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Our Team

  • Rod Vickery - President

    Rod is a full member of the club and plays both squash and tennis regularly. He is an avid supporter of the club's bar and there is a running joke that you will hear him before you see him. Rod is a professional plumber and is very hands on when dealing with maintenance issues around the facilities.

  • Gary Swinkels - Tennis coach

    GARY SWINKELS – TCNZ level 1:
    Gary has been a top Auckland Tennis player over the past 25 years and has a wealth of knowledge and experience. He has coached players of all
    levels and has an excellent rapport with both junior and senior players.
    Gary has worked with a number of top level juniors who have accumulated
    22 New Zealand National titles under his tutelage and is currently working with NZ’s number one male senior Tennis player, Rubin Statham.

    (09) 625 7191 or 027 222 7009
  • Angela Swinkels Tennis Coach

    •ANGELA SWINKELS -- TCNZ level 2:
    Angela has been a top Auckland and New Zealand player with a highest national senior ranking of 11. She has been coaching for over 20 years and enjoys working with people of all levels and abilities. Angela is contracted to Tennis NZ as a touring professional coach for NZ’s elite young players. In 2002, Angela was awarded one of the inaugural Prime Ministers Coaching Scholarships.

    Phone: (09) 625 7191

    027 513 8536
  • Ricardo Stanley - Squash Club Coach

    021 110 9582
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