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ACE Burlington

PIERRE LAMARCHE
President All Canadian Sports Management, Inc.
Founder of ACE Tennis

Pierre LamarcheTennis Canada Coach 4,
Former National Head Coach; Canada and Tunisia,
Former Davis Cup player/captain,
Fed Cup captain,
Former Canadian Junior and Men’s National Champion,
Tennis Canada Hall of Fame Inductee,
Rogers Hall of Fame,
Bachelor of Science and Masters in Business Administration, Mississippi State University

“All Canadian and ACE Tennis has always been about the development of excellence in youth through tennis. What a gift to contribute in such an environment.”

DOUG BURKE
ACE Tennis President
Tennis Director, Burlington

Doug BurkeTennis Canada Coach 3,
ITF High Performance Coach,
Former National Director and Davis Cup Captain for Tennis Jamaica,
Former Assistant coach for Canadian Davis Cup,
Top 150 on the ATP Tour,
Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration, Century University, USA

“Our goal is to expose youth to the benefits and life skills developed through tennis, the sport of a lifetime.”

KYRYLO TABUNSHCHYK
ACE Tennis Vise-President
Progressive Tennis Director, Burlington
ACE Tournament Director

Kyrylo TabunshchykTennis Canada Coach 2,
Tennis Canada Coaching Excellence Award (2013),
Paul & Joyce Chapnick Progressive Development Award (2014),
Bachelor and Master’s degree of Science in Physics,
PhD in Physics and Mathematics, NASU
Teaching and Research in Theoretical Physics,
Queens University, Kingston and National
Institute for Nanotechnology, Edmonton

MIKE HALL
Director of High Performance
Head Coach International Team

Mike HallTennis Canada Coach 3,
Tennis Canada Coaching Mentorship Program Completion,
Tennis Canada Coaching Excellence Award (2012),
Tennis Professional Association Gary Caron Scholarship Award Recipient,
Ontario Tennis Association Provincial Coach

 

BRANDON ALGUIRE
Head Coach Provincial Team

Brandon AlguireTennis Canada Coach 3,
USPTR Certified Instructor,
Ontario Tennis Association Provincial Coach,
Brock University Tennis MVP 2004 & 2006,
Bachelor of Education, J/I, Brock University,
Bachelor of Physical Education, Brock University

 

JAY BARLOW
Head Coach National Team 

Jay BarlowTennis Canada Coach 3,
ON University Athletics Most Valuable Player Award 2003-2004,
O.U.A Silver Medalist twice,
O.U.A Doubles Bronze Medalist,
Geography Graduate, McMaster University

 

 

GABE RADULESCU
Head Coach Progressive 2, 3
Head Coach Little Aces Sat/Sun

Gabe RadulescuTennis Canada Coach 2 Candidate,
Coach of:
– Former U18 National Champion
– Former #1 Ranked Junior in Canada
– Former ITF Junior Top 120

 

 

ADAM SVOBODA
Head Coach Progressive 3
High Performance Hitting Partner

Adam SvobodaTennis Canada Coach 2,
Top 5 National junior player, highest ranking #2,
Doubles Champion U18 Provincials,
Sportsman of the year & MVP,
Provincial Touring Coach

 

 

WALKER LAMARCHE
Head Coach Mini Tennis Team
Assistant Coach Futures/Champions
ACE REPLAY Coordinator

Walker LamarcheTennis Canada Coach 1
Tennis Canada Coach 2 candidate
Club Instructor 2

 

 

 

MIHAI MOCANU
Head Coach Progressive 2 and 3
Assistant Coach Mini Tennis Team
Assistant Coach Futures/Champions 

Mihai MocanuTennis Canada Club Pro 1 Certified,
Master’s degree of Science in Computer Science, University “Politehnica” of Bucharest

 

 

 

TOM POCIECHA
Head Coach Progressive 1 and Progressive 4
Assistant Coach High Performance

Tom Pociecha

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACE Toronto

MICHAEL ZIMMERMAN
General Manager, Toronto Tennis City

Michael ZimmermanFormer Director of Tennis for the Mayfair Clubs

 

 

 

 

CRAIG MERCER
Tennis Director, Toronto Tennis City 

Craig MercerTennis Canada Coach 3,
Ontario Tennis Association Provincial Coach,
Newfoundland, Atlantic and Quebec junior champion in singles and doubles,
Ranked #3 in Canadian junior tennis,
Ranked top 20 in Canadian Men’s Open,
Masters of Sport Management, Bond University, Australia,
Honors Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto

 

 

IRFAN SHAMASDIN
Head Coach International/National Team

Irfan ShamasdinTennis Canada Coach 3,
Ontario Tennis Association Provincial Coach,
Former NCAA Division 1 Student-Athlete,
A graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County

 

 

ZACHARY JOHNSON
Head Coach for Progressive 1, 2 & 3
Head Coach for High School Team
Assistant Coach of Futures/Champions 

Zachary JohnsonTennis Canada Coach 1,
Honors Bachelor of Science candidate at the University of Toronto studying Psychology, Cognitive Science & Buddhism

 

 

 

 

ANTEK JERZY
Assistant Coach for Progressive Programs

Slide1BA [Kinesiology] York University,
Tennis Canada Instructor,
Former OTA Competitive JR

 

 

 

DERREK BENNETT
Fitness Coach

Derrek Bennett

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACE TENNIS SUPPORT STAFF

NANCY SISMAN – Academic Advisor

Advises ACE Tennis players with their studies and helps them meet their goals towards a U.S. scholarship.
Email: nancy@acetennis.ca

HELEN DONOHOE – SAT Tutor
Volunteer tutor to ACE students, SAT Tutor
Part time English and French teacher, editor and book reviewer
Keen tennis player and enthusiast
Email: helendonohoe@sympatico.ca

 

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