About Rise Tennis Ascot

Our 4 championship synthetic grass courts are perched high on the hill top in Ascot on the campus of St Margarets school.

Head Coach Beck Meares and her team has tasted success driving tennis programs all over the world and they bring their enthusiastic approach to the court in a fun and lively atmosphere.

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Our Team

Meet our passionate and dedicated team of coaches at Rise Tennis Ascot.

Beck Meares

Beck Meares

Head Coach
Having a passion for instilling the love of the game in each of her students, Beck is known for her record developing complete players.
Niamh Macfarlane

Niamh Macfarlane

Coach
Niamh first picked up a tennis racquet at the age of 4 and enjoys the challenge of perfecting her sport. Niamh competes on the Australian Tournament circuit and has been Runner-Up in two State Tournaments and was Doubles Champion in another. Niamh attends St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School and has won the St Margaret’s cup the last 3 years. Niamh coaches the red ball groups and enjoys passing on her experience to the younger players.
Josh Barber Rise Tennis

Josh Barber

Coach
Josh is a student at Kelvin Grove State College and the Tennis School of Excellence. Josh has played tennis since the age of 8 and he competes regularly on the Australian Tournament circuit. Josh has several Junior titles to his name, such as the 2015 Champion of the HEAD Queensland State Age Tournament. Josh holds an Australian Ranking of 301. Josh will be commencing the Level 1 coaching course later this year.
Rob Da Cunha

Rob Da Cunha

Coach
Rob has devoted his life to sport, aspiring to be a professional player or coach within the Sports and Exercise industry. After graduating with a BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy from the University of Birmingham, Rob found a real passion for Strength & Conditioning and Rehabilitation. Rob has worked previously as a sports therapist for West Bromich Albion Ladies F.C and as a Strength & Conditioning Coach and Therapist at Charlton Athletic F.C. Football and Tennis have always been Rob's favourites. He played up to a County/District level of Tennis in the UK, playing within ‘The Sutton Tennis Academy’, as a scholarship player. In 2015, Rob graduated from the University of East London with an MSc Strength & Conditioning. He first came over to Australia on a working VISA to kick start and focus on cementing a career with the S & C industry. Rob combines his wealth of knowledge in performance enhancement, corrective exercise, rehabilitation, conditioning and strength training with his love for tennis to maximise player potential out on the court. Roberto Da cunha MSc, BSc (Hons) ASCA Level 1 Coach LTA Level 1 & 2 qualified Coach Advanced First aid certified
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