Dom Forsdike

Dom is our Head Coach and brings unwavering dedication and professionalism to his role. Originally from Britain, Dom has 13 years of international coaching experience working his way from assistant coach at his home club in England through to senior level coaching positions in America, the UK and Australia.

Dom spent four years in America playing college tennis during which he played alongside some the highest ranked NCAA players. He spent a further two years coaching at the prestigious Portland Country Club in New England and Lights Out Tennis Academy in Maine before returning to England take up a role at the University of Kent.

Dom has coached all levels of players and possesses a specialisation in developing juniors, high school and university players.

Armed with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Sports Management, Dom holds a USPTA Level 3, LTA Level 2, and ATPCA Level 2 Coaching Certifications.

Dom was a successful junior player reaching a rank of #9 in Kent in under 18’s. He also played and captained for the #5 ranked North Carolina Wesleyan College in America.

Dom loves that tennis is addictive, fun, active and challenging all at the same time and he enjoys teaching the mental side of the game.

He says that what makes Eastern Suburbs Tennis club stand out is the beautiful location, positive vibe and friendly coaching team and staff.

Dom relishes helping his clients meet their individual goals and watching them improve along the way. He hopes to one day coach a professional player onto the ATP or WTA tour.

Favourite Grand Slam – Rafa winning Roland Garros and Wimbledon of course…

Favourite tennis player – Rafael Nadal, Dustin Brown & Agneieska Radwanska

Best shot – The wiper-dipper forehand down-the-line or big ace down the T