2020 Coaching Staff
Due to Covid-19 restrictions:
ONLY Members of Lakeshore Tennis Club are able to book lessons with our Professional Certified instructors. See membership information and pricing; click on COURTRESERVE icon to join.
ONLY Individual Private lessons are available at this time.
LTC will allow semi-private lessons but only with members of the same household.
No group lessons are allowed at this time, including children’s group lessons, Adult Instant Tennis, children’s group lessons and programming.
Professional certified coaching staff:
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Please indicate specific coaching staff you would prefer if or any, and provide a schedule of availability for when you could come. Expect a maximum 24 hr response time for a reply.
Denise Fernandez - Level 3 Certified
Rates $40per hr. Not available after 9:00am Saturday, or Sunday
Denise Fernandez started playing tennis at the age of 9 years old. At an early age she began to compete in Canadian Junior Nationals, Western Canada Games and other junior tournaments. Denise was nationally ranked player throughout out her career. After attending Luther College High School, Denise accepted an opportunity to further her education and tennis career. She received a full scholarship to attend Idaho State, and play Division I tennis for her University.
After graduating from Idaho State University her 10 year career started with Peter Burwash International. As a Tennis Director, Manager and Professional for Peter Burwash International she was employed with several 5 star hotel resorts that had tennis facilities. Denise’s coaching career has taken her to various places such as Palmas Del Mar Resort & Country Club, The Westin Rio Mar Resort in Puerto Rico, Rosewood Little Dix Bay, British Virgin Islands in Virgin Gorda, and Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
In 2010 she returned to her home town of Regina, Saskatchewan to manage the HP Junior Program, where she currently continues to facilitate as their Player Development Coordinator and Coach. Denise carries with her multiple coaching designations and certifications such as; Tennis Canada Coach 2, Tennis Canada Club Professional I, Tennis Canada Instructors I & II, PBI Management & Training Course, TPA Member & USTA Member, and is currently a Tennis Canada Coach 3 candidate. She is extremely excited to be a part of the Lakeshore Tennis Club for what will now be her eighth season. She is a huge advocate for developing tennis in her province and is looking forward to continue to do that and help its members and guests at the Lakeshore Tennis Club.
Marek Nehasil - Level 3 Certified
Rates $40per hr. Not available Saturdays
Marek started playing tennis when he was 6 years old. As a junior,
he competed in the highest league in Czech Republic. As an adult
player, he has played 2nd league in Czech Republic and Oberliga
(3rd highest league) and Verbands league (4th highest
league) in Germany. He has attended countless amount of
tennis tournaments in both,Czech Republic and Germany,
and now in Canada.
His coaching career began in 2010 in Czech Republic where he worked with
juniors from beginner level up to high performance. He delivered private and group
lessons, organized summer camps and planned activities for children.
In 2014 Marek moved to Regina, Saskatchewan and continued to expand his
tennis coaching experience. He earned his Tennis Canada Instructor certification in
2014, Tennis Canada Club Pro 1 certification in 2015, Tennis Canada Coach 2
certification in 2017 and is a candidate for Coach 3 certification in 2018.
Marek works for Tennis Saskatchewan assisting with developmental/high
performance junior program and junior summer camps. He also offers private, semiprivateand group lessons for children, juniors and adults.
Marek recently earned USRSA Master Racquet Technician which certified him in
stringing and customizing racquets as well as continuously keeps him up to date on the
latest racquets, strings, grips, accessories and stringing techniques.
• USRSA Master Racquet Technician
• Tennis Canada Coach 2
• Tennis Canada Club Pro 1
• Tennis Canada Instructor
• Wheelchair Instructor course
• Tennis coach Level 1 in Czech Republic
• Tennis coach Level 2 in Czech Republic
MORGAN WALLER Level 1 Certified
Rate $30 per hour; Available most days and weekends, depending on work schedule.
Morgan has been playing tennis since she was seven years old and has been a level 1 instructor since august 2016. This is her second year providing private lessons at the club and her third year providing junior lessons and camps. She is currently a sophomore at Ferris State University in Michigan USA. She is on the women’s tennis team, playing position 3 in singles and 2 in doubles. She is studying pre-med and will be attending med school.
ANYA CHAVEZ Level 1 Certified
Rate $30 per hour; Available most weekends, during the week, restricted by court demands.
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