Marisa Gianotti – Principal Coach


Marisa has been involved in high-level tennis both as a player and coach for many years. She has not only represented Western Australia as an elite player, she has also been recipient of numerous representative awards including “series player of the year”. Formerly a WTA ranked player in both singles and doubles, Marisa is still playing in the women’s state league competition.

Marisa now shares her extensive tennis experience and passion on the coaching front. She brings her high work ethic and knowledge to the court to help young and up-coming players develop their potential. With the backing of Tennis Australia’s various elite coaching accreditations, and as a qualified fitness instructor, Marisa is well equipped to provide her students with the necessary skills and knowledge to elevate their tennis to the next level.


Qualifications, Affiliations and Awards:

  • Tennis Australia Club Professional Coach

  • Tennis Australia Next Gen High Performance Coach 

  • Tennis Australia Women’s Coaching Scholarship Recipient

  • Tennis Australia Coach Member

  • Team Coach for the WA Super 10s National Team 2017, 2019 and 2020

  • Team Coach for the WA Girls WA National Team 2017, 2018 and 2019

  • Former WTA Singles and Doubles Ranked Player

  • Certificate III and Certificate IV in Fitness

  • Junior WA State Representative

  • 3 x WA Tournament Series Player of the Year

  • Current Women’s State League player

Kerryn O'Brien – Coach


Kerryn has almost a decade of experience working with young tennis players. As an accredited Hot Shots specialist Kerryn has coached Super 8s/10s/12s for many years in Perth and has overseas experience in both China and Fiji. Kerryn loves working with kids of all ages to instruct and inspire them on the court. She has a Bachelor of Psychology and is currently studying Physiotherapy.


Qualifications, Affiliations and Awards:

  • Tennis Australia Junior Development Coach

  • Tennis Australia Coach Member

  • ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Specialist

  • Bachelor of Psychology

  • Physiotherapy, currently studying

  • Coach for Super 8s/10s/12s

  • China Academy – Three Months Coaching

  • Fiji – Several Months as Volunteer Coach in small village

  • Pennant Player