Our Staff

 


 

Craig Miller    - Phone:  0418 411 833  Email: cmiller@iqtennis.com.au

                        - Director IQ Tennis

                        - Head of Tennis Wesley College

                        - High Performance (Level 3) Coach

                        - Senior IQ Tennis Coach Educator

                        - Former National Men's Coach Tennis Australia

 

Craig Miller is the director of IQ Tennis and has proven to be among the leading tennis coaches in the world over the past 15 years. He has years of experience in all fields of the tennis industry and is a respected authority in the teaching of tennis technique from all levels including beginner to elite.

Craig is also the Head Coach for Wesley College Tennis which has 55 Tennis Teams and over 3000 students total.

His experiences have lead to the development of his IQ Tennis™ coaching system which rapidly accelerates the learning process.

Professional Achievements Include:

  • Australian Junior Champion.
  • Number Four World Junior.
  • 10 years as a Full-Time International Touring Professional Player.
  • Top 100 in Singles and 35 in Doubles on ATP Men’s Professional Tour.
  • Played Main Draw of all four Grand Slam Titles - Wimbledon, French, Australian and U.S. Opens.
  • Tennis Australia National Coach (8 yrs)
  • Chairman of National Selectors (15 yrs)
  • NSW State Coach (9 yrs)
  • Certified Tennis Australia High Performance Coach (Highest Qualification)
  • Qualified USPTA Coach (USA)
  • Former Board Member TCAV
  • Head Coach Wesley College Tennis
  • The Wesley Girls Firsts Tennis Team has won a history making 7 Premierships and a 2nd place in 8 years.

NB: There are only 22 High Performance Coaches in Victoria out a total registration of approx 1320 Coaches. (TCAV 2006 Member list).This statistic underpins the credibility of Craig Miller as a High Performance Coach and his IQ Tennis™ brand.

 

 


 

Tricia Miller – Business Manager

                    - Marketing and Communications Manager

                    - Client Liaison Manager                                               

 

Tricia KeltieTricia’s formal qualifications in Marketing, Business law, Communications and Workplace Training are an asset in her role which includes general operations. Her previous work experience includes Event Management and Business Development. Tricia works closely with clients and venue operators and is the liaison for all services and enquiries for IQ Tennis™. Tricia is a dedicated professional who applies “best practice” in customer service operations.

Qualifications Certified Practicing Marketer(candidate), Post Grad Cert Marketing, Cert IV in Workplace Training and Assessment, Registered Nurse, Advanced Diploma of Business-Legal Practice, Contract Law and Business law, Cert 3 Communication Skills and Techniques, Cert lV Counseling

CURRENT ROLE – Business Marketing Manager 

  • Business development and Marketing
  • Business Operations and logistics
  • Networking and Relationship Development 
  • Coordination of IQ Tennis™ Tacker programs
  • Event Management

 


 

Chris Hales - Coach

Chris is a young, but highly qualified, coach from the UK.  He focuses on bringing the maximum enjoyment of tennis to all players.  He achieves this with a high attention to detail on technique to give players complete control, whilst doing so with enormous amounts of enthusiasm and creativity.

He has been professionally trained in hard-court and grass styles at Wrexham Tennis Academy (UK) and was taught the clay-court game by master coaches in Barcelona (Spain) at the Brugera Tennis Academy.  He still maintains a professional physical condition through vigorous training and dietary committment.

Chris has now been coaching for 8 years both at top academies and prestigious clubs in the UK.  His personal style caters to anyone who wishes to enjoy the sport, whether that means playing socially or competing and achieving the highest standard possible.  He provides easy to understand and fun progressions for beginners, and technical, tactical mental and physical conditioning for intermediates and upwards.

His achievements include:

  • Represented the UK and Wales in International Competitions
  • Junior Ranking - Top 2 in UK and top 20 in Europe
  • Trained for 4 years at the Brugera Tennis Academy in Spain alongside top clay-court players such as Garbine Murguruza.
  • Skilled doubles player - achieving a Brittish Title and playing in the First Pair for the North Wales Team.
  • Level 3 Professional Coach LTA
  • Skilled in Clay-Court Style coaching using the Sanchez Casal Method

 


 

Ron Woodbridge - Coach

Ron Woodbridge is an extremely well known and respected identity in the tennis industry.  He has a wealth of experience in all facets of the game and is an absolute asset to IQ Tennis.  He has a likeable and enthusiastic personality and approachable nature.

His achievements include:

  • Former Australian Junior Champion
  • Qualified Advanced Coach (Level 2)
  • Played Club Tennis for Bern in Switzerland
  • Full Time Touring Professional Player for 5 years
  • Over 15 years coaching experience
  • Has won Victorian Pennant in State Grade and Grades 1, 2 and 4.

 

 


 

Wayne Curtis - Coach

Wayne brings a wealth of knowledge to IQ Tennis via his years of involvement at club level and playing competitive tennis.  He derives immense satisfaction from seeing his pupils progress from beginner to competition level players.  Wayne has a relaxed, friendly style and is well liked by young and old alike.

His achievements include:

  • Over 40 years of social and competition tennis
  • A winning record at country events and local senior level
  • 11 years as Open Mixed Champion at Centenary Park Tennis Club.
  • Pennant Player of the Year 2009 for his grade.
  • WInner of VTA Pennant 2013.

 

 

 


 

Phil Mattei - Coach

Phil is extremely well known and respected in the Melbourne Tennis Industry.  He is an experienced and successful coach of players at all levels. 

He is a former professional player and has an unrivalled passion for the game.  Phil specialises in junior squad training and developing juniors for competition, both local and National.

His experience includes:

  • Head Coach of St Mark's Tennis Club (10 Years)
  • Head Coach ALma Sports Club (10 Years).
  • Coach at Booroondara Tennis Club.
  • Coach at Australian Sports Camps under Peter McNamara.
  • Coached at Hopman's Academies in New York and Florida.
  • Coahched at Viserba and Rimini Tennis Clubs in Italy

 

 


 

Ashton Miller - Coach

Ashton is Craig's son and has grown up playing and studying tennis. 

Having played since the age of 4, he has played high level junior and senior tennis.  He has an engaging personality and is respected by students of all ages and abilities.

His Achievements include:

  • Wesley College Team Coach
  • Stallar Junior Career
  • Winner of numerous Country Junior and Senior Events.
  • High Level Senior Pennant Player
  • Knowledgeable and Well-respected Coach