PROS AND LESSONS
At Sir Winston Churchill Park Tennis Club, we offer lessons and instruction for every level of player. There are private, semi private and group lessons offered by each of our three pros and these are available for adult, senior and junior players. Lessons and clinics are open to club members only.
For adults we also offer series of clinics throughout the season that cover many aspects of play from beginner to skilled level players. There are sessions that focus on doubles strategy to learning the game offered in these very popular series. Additionally, we regularly offer adult daytime summer camps to meet demand by members.
Find about our Junior Programs here.
Sir Winston Churchill Park Tennis Club has a premium coaching team headed by Ryan Chow. The team offers a range of instruction to all levels of players from juniors, adult and senior beginners to high level players. SWCPTC offers private, semi private and group clinics regularly.
Tennis is a great sport and our teaching team is pleased to teach and help our members learn and enjoy the game.
Ryan holds a Club Professional 3 and Coach 3 certification with Tennis Canada, in addition to a wheelchair tennis certification. Ryan brings with him a wealth of experience and brings an integrated approach to help players develop. For the past 15 years, Ryan has worked with a wide range of levels from recreational to performance level players, captained junior intercounty/adult league teams and has been an integral part of numerous tennis clubs, nationally as well as internationally.
In 2022, Ryan looks forward to being engaged with the club’s members in creating with them a positive, enjoyable, and successful experience. There will be a systematic pathway to help the
long-term development of both the beginner andcompetitive player. Feel free to stop for a chat about tennis if you see him around the club house or reach out via email to discuss your tennis goals, program questions and to book a lesson or find the right pro for your game!
Katia is a tennis player from Germany, currently playing in one of the highest leagues back at home. (Her highest national German ranking was #160.) She began her coaching journey in 2014 and in August 2021, she received a professional B - German Olympic Sports Committee (DOSB) coaching license for professional players.
Katia has worked at a tennis academy as well as at different clubs gaining experience with the entire spectrum from novice players to high performance athletes. Based on her experience playing nationally and internationally, she seeks to inspire and strives to motivate her clients to develop their techniques and personal strengths both on and off the court.
Katja is excited to begin a new journey in Toronto, and she is looking forward to seeing you guys on the courts soon!
Nadine Klajman has been a tennis enthusiast from an early age. She began training and competing at the age of 9. She was ranked in the top 25 in Ontario and top 50 in Canada for children aged 12 and under.
As a varsity athlete at Brock University, she was named the tennis team’s rookie of the year. She is currently a Club Pro 1 candidate and has worked as a coach helping players at various levels from age 4 to 84, working at several indoor and outdoor clubs, most recently under the guidance of well renowned Canadian coach Ben Armstrong.
She looks forward to getting involved with the junior programs, adult programs, and is available for private lessons throughout the week.
Thomas Lawlor is excited to be rejoining the Sir Winston Churchill Park Tennis Club coaching team for his second season. He is a TPA certified tennis coach and former junior Nationals level player in Canada.
Thomas has coached for the past 9 years at multiple clubs around the city of Toronto, including working as Site Manager for the Doug Philpott Tennis Foundation, Assistant Coach at Leaside Tennis Club and coaching high performance players at Mayfair West.
Currently, in addition to teaching at SWCPTC, Thomas works as a junior development coach at the Badminton and Racquet Club of Toronto.