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MEET THE TEAMGet to know the on court team

Rob Baran

Wandsworth Common

Rob is a great motivator and is very passionate about improving players of all standards and ages by targeting 4 elements of the game: Technical, Tactical, Mental and Physical. Allowing players to goal set and achieve measurable results at their own pace.

Matt Stringer

King Georges Park

Matt has been coaching over 10 years and has vast experience coaching both kids and adults of beginners through to advance. He recently returned to All Star after running his own coaching business in New Zealand. His passion for tennis is infectious and he is most satisfied when players walk off the court wanting more.

Maria Tsekou

Tooting Common

Maria’s experience as a player, competitor and coach enables her to teach with a player-centered approach catering to each individual’s goals and abilities. She brings her enjoyment and enthusiasm of the game to the court and is a great motivator.

Dylan Lacey

Leaders Gardens

As the son of a tennis coach, tennis was always going to play a part in Dylan’s life. Dylan loves working with every age group and all levels. Having a laugh on court whilst getting the best tennis outcome is his philosophy!

Francesco Bellesi

Leaders Gardens

Francesco is a professional tennis coach. He is Italian and has been living in the UK for 6 years. He is enthusiastic and has had a great passion for tennis since he started playing at just 5 yrs old. Francesco finally got the opportunity to follow his dream to become a coach with us here at All Star and we are fortunate to have him in the team.

Cynthia Kacamakisz

King Georges Park

Cynthia transitioned to coaching after completing a tennis scholarship in the US and competing as a junior at a high level. Tennis has taken her all over the world and she is passionate about delivering quality lessons for everyone she works with on court.

Noé Silue

Tooting Common

Noé is an experienced tennis coach, having played tennis from a young age and honing his craft coaching at various clubs around London for the past 8 years. Off court he is a musician and brings his passion for learning and having fun to the court. Noé loves connecting with all players that have a love and interest for the sport!

Jay Stephenson

King Georges Park

Jay is an experienced sports coach who started off as a professional snowboarding athlete. To this day he trains hard so he knows a thing or two about what it takes to get the most out of your body and mind! Jay is full of energy and will insure you enjoy yourself as you improve and develop your skills.

Mike Zethrin

Wandsworth Common

Mike has played tennis since a young age growing up in South London. He made a career change a few years ago to start coaching tennis locally so he could spend more time with his family, live a healthier & more fulfilling lifestyle. He enjoys coaching all ages and abilities and loves to share his passion for tennis.

Izzie Jarnot

Wandsworth Common

Izzie is passionate about helping players improve every area of their game. She enjoys coaching all ages and abilities whilst sharing her love for the sport. As a former Kent player, she played competitively throughout her youth so knows what it takes to train and compete at a high level.

April Olaniba

Tooting Common

April is known for her infectious enthusiasm as she coaches all types of players through their tennis journeys. She has experience competing at a high level as a junior player and transitioned into her coaching career after completing her tennis scholarship at university in the US.

Jamie Stagg

King Georges Park

Jamie is a passionate lacrosse and tennis coach who started coaching with All Star in 2015 after completing a degree in Sports Science. Having coached university teams and within schools Jamie believes players learn best when having fun and being challenged. Jamie is also a qualified racket stringer.

Calum Curtis-McDonald

All Locations

Calum has been coaching all abilties and ages for 15 years and has played at ITF level tournaments in his home country of Australia. He's very inclusive and brings high energy to every lesson giving his clients the best experience possible. Calum loves a joke but has a serious side when required and one of his proudest achievements was being recognised in 2022 for his work with those less fortunate and kids with disabilities.

Andreas Heinsius

All Locations

Andreas loves playing and coaching tennis. He played tennis to a high level during his youth in Northern Germany, but only rediscovered his true passion for it when teaching his children. There might be elements of dancing, martial arts and Buddhism in his tennis coaching style, all to ensure maximum fun and good progress for his students.

Thibaut Meunier

All Locations

Thibaut grew up in Cannes where he started playing tennis at 5 and was one of the top French ranked players for his age. He played competitively at a regional and national level. Thibaut loves sharing his knowledge and passion for tennis. He likes coaching all ages and abilities and has ambitions to help his players improve their technique while enjoying tennis and having fun on court.

Jordan Fleming

King Georges Park & Tooting Common

Jordy is from New Zealand and has recently moved to London and joined All Star Tennis. He has played tennis his whole life and joined the New Zealand Tennis Academy through his teenage years. He enjoys coaching all ages and levels and finds it really rewarding to see the enjoyment and improvement of his players.

Eric Gimmestad

All Locations

Eric hails from the Tacoma Lawn Tennis Club (USA) where he was a regional club champion. He loves helping players elevate their game by adding decision making, court position and shot selection to their technical repertoire. With a background in Early Childhood Special Education he creates space for young players to learn while having fun. He brings a sense of humor and an easygoing nature to beginner clients, emphasising the ”play” of playing tennis.

Lessons with the Team

Lessons range from £50-£60 an hour. We currently have very  limited online booking available for individual lessons. If you do not see a time that suits you please let us know your availability. 

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