Coaching Team

Director of Coaching/Head Coach – Nicholas Bradley

Senior Coach – Miguel Antunes

Senior Coach – Joshua Boots

Senior Coach – Maxim Paskalutsa

Director of Coaching/Head Coach – Nicholas Bradley

A Tennis Australia Junior Development Coach, Nick has been playing tennis in and around the Somerton Park area since his primary school days. He is a current Tennis SA Metro League player and a former Glenelg District Tennis Association Championship winner in both singles and doubles.

After beginning his coaching journey in 2007 under the tutelage of Jack Reader, Nick has coached throughout various schools and tennis clubs in South Australia and beyond. A highlight of his coaching journey included working in the Julian Krinsky School of Tennis in Philadelphia, USA where he coached players from countries all over the world including USA, Italy, France and Venezuela.

Nick has been a pioneer of Blind Tennis in South Australia and currently runs an afterschool junior blind tennis program at Somerton Park Tennis Club, the first of its kind in SA!

Currently, Nick’s duties include overseeing the general running of our coaching programs, running and conducting private and group coaching and liaising with clients.

Joshua Boots

A Tennis Australia Club Professional Coach and ESTESS Development coach (equivalent ITF level 3 qualified coach), Josh has coached and played since he was 14, achieving a career high Australian ranking of #81. He is a current Pennant player in SA, and has won numerous club and regional titles throughout Adelaide. He has competed on the national and international tennis circuit, playing tournaments all over Australia and throughout the world. 

Through his time playing on the circuit, Josh has experienced living in Melbourne, Germany and Luxembourg, coaching and being coached in various academies throughout Australia and Europe. Receiving coaching from Australian great, Paul McNamee was a particular highlight. In Europe, Josh was the official tournament sparring partner for some of the best WTA women’s players in the world, responsible for training and preparing many of the ladies for their matches. 

Josh’s roles include group and private coaching, with a primary focus on recruiting and developing elite juniors players to the FTD team. Josh also oversees the social media aspects of the business and provides client liaison. 

Maxim Paskalutsa

A Tennis Australia Junior Development Coach. Max has been the top singles player and with the team recently winninng the Metro league Division.

Max grew up in America taking to tennis at a young age. He started coaching in 2013 and primary duties include private coaching, with a focus on develop juniors players.

Miguel Antunes

A Tennis Australia Junior Development Coach. Miguel is a person fitness instructor and is able to apply this with the turtoring of tennis.

Miguels roles include include private coaching, with a focus on develop juniors players.