Welcome to Sunnybank Tennis. We are a small, personalised boutique style tennis program. Coaching is primarily conducted by Darren Blade and as such he endeavours to service a small clientele wanting their families to feel that their tennis interests are first and foremost.
People assisting Darren currently include Melissa Collins (Fixtures supervisors), Nicola Blade (admin) and Daniel Chen. Daniel is a former student who is now assisting with coaching.
Darren Blade has been coaching for over 20 years and held numerous roles including head coach of Milton State Tennis Centre prior to purchasing Sunnybank Tennis in 1999. As a player, Darren has competed nationally and internationally and achieved a highest ranking of 3 in the Queensland Men’s Open category. Darren continues to play competitively today and was recently selected to represent Australia in the Over 45s at the 2015 World Championships in Antalya, Turkey.