Team

We have a wonderful team of young, qualified, and energetic coaches, who are all great at training our junior players. Training begins with basic tennis skills and technique and progresses towards more advanced aspects of the sport, such as game tactics and mental toughness, in preparation for national and international tournaments. Our coaches are fluent in English and/or Thai, some with specialized backgrounds in sports and athletics, sports science, and other tennis-related areas. Many of the coaches are former national tennis players who still have a strong passion for tennis and are eager to pass on their knowledge to their students at Spin and Slice.

Coach Pair (Bangkok)

Even though Pair is capable of teaching all ages and levels, she is the star coach for our mini academies (kids aged 3-9 years old). Pair holds a Bachelor in Business Communications, has attended university in Shanghai and has lived abroad. These life experiences have translated into her being fluent in English and basic Chinese. She has a child protection level 2 certificate, and countless other tennis certifications to her name. As a player, Pair competed in ITF $10,000 and National level tournaments.

Coach Yung (Bangkok)

Coach Yung has been around tennis for almost all his life. His father was a Head Coach and Yung has followed suit. He worked alongside his father training kids for the last 5 years in Chiang Rai, including training a junior who was ranked #1 in Thailand. He has himself competed in National Junior tournaments.

Coach Oak (Bangkok)

Oak has plenty of experience in teaching students. He attained his Bachelor of Physical Education from Srinakharinwirot University and used that to teach Phys-Ed in various schools in Thailand. Oak is an accomplished player, winning numerous ASEAN university championships as well as other tournaments.

Coach Best (Bangkok)

Enhancement Coach and Fitness Trainer

Skills: All ages and levels

Experience: FIT - High Performance Training (Athlete Training), FIT - Personal Trainer and TRX RIP Training

Spin & Slice Team since 2017

Coach Best has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Science from Chulalongkorn University and a solid and intensive background in fitness and physical fitness training. He has certificates from American Council Exercise-Personal Trainer (ACE) and Basic Life Support (CPR) and is a strong tennis player, playing competitively at university. Coach Best joined our team in early 2017 as our fitness trainer and tennis coach. He works amazingly with children as well as adults.

Coach Jump (Bangkok)

Enhancement Coach (Bangkok)

Skills: All ages and levels

Experience: Tennis player for over 10 years and 5 years of coaching experience

Spin & Slice Team since 2017

Coach Jump is the newest addition to our Spin & Slice team. He started playing tennis at the age of 9 and became a junior player when he turned 14. He completed competitively for school and university and won many tournaments including Doubles in Bang Saen Open 2016 and was top 8 in PTT Rayong Championship 2017. Coach Jump completed his ITF Level 1 Instructor Course in Thailand in 2016 and joined our team early 2017.

Coach Golf (Bangkok)

Physical Fitness and Soccer Trainer

Skills: All ages and levels

Experience: Runner-up in Coke Cup 2013 at the Royal Navy Club, Tennis Player for University Freshy Cup 2013, Champion in Soccer Prime Minister’s Cup in 2013, Chulalongkorn University’s Inter Cup Coach

Spin & Slice Team since 2017

Coach Golf has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports and Exercise Science and has an extensive background and experience in coaching tennis and soccer to children and university students. He is an amazing physical fitness trainer and trains Spin & Slice students on their footwork and movements. Coach Golf organises fun games and activities to get students moving and is one of the newest additions of our team.

Coach Sit (Bangkok)

Enhancement Coach

Skills: All ages and levels
Experience: Taught at Assumption Thonburi School for 2 years and currently coaching Tennis Team at NIST International School
Spin & Slice Team since 2016

Since Coach Sit joined Spin & Slice, he has been helping our team of coaches to train both our Mini and Junior Academy students. Coach Sit was an under 18 quarter-finalist in Thailand national tournaments. Coach Sit also teaches private lessons and is popular among foreign students because of his background in coaching at NIST International School.

Coach Oat (Bangkok)

Head Coach - Advanced and Intensive Academy

Skills: Head Coach of the Advanced and Intensive Academy
Experience: Former Top 15 Men’s Player in Thailand
Spin & Slice Team since 2012

Coach Oat is an experienced and qualified coach in training local advanced junior players as well as foreign advanced players who come from other countries to train at Spin & Slice. Since Oat was a very advanced player himself who has won many National Tournaments. He is well-versed in coaching tournament players and preparing them both physically and mentally for competitive play. Coach Oat is very popular among our junior players who continually request him for lessons.

Coach Ploy (Bangkok)

Head Coach - Mini and Junior Academy

Skills: Head Coach of the Mini and Junior Academy; scheduling and organizational tasks
Experience: Top ITF and WTA Junior player and training junior players for over 5 years
Spin & Slice Team since 2014

Coach Ploy is a former ITF and WTA junior player who was well-know in the Thailand tennis community. She was ranked top 20 in the ITF Juniors and among the top 245 in WTA Tour World Ranking. Ploy was a member of the National FED CUP Team, the Thai National ASEAN Games, and SEA Games Teams. Coach Ploy is well-loved by her students for her positive energy, and fun and lively teaching approach.

Coach Ash (Bangkok)

Director & Head Coach of Spin & Slice

Skills: All ages and levels; specialization in biomechanics
Experience: Over 13 years of coaching experience both privately and in tennis academies worldwide
Spin & Slice Team since 2017

Ash attended a top 20 Division 1 NCAA University on scholarship, competed in futures tournaments with wins over top 600 ATP players, and attained a ranking of top 8 in men’s singles in Canada. Ash’s degree in Physics with Applied Math and the slow-motion video app he created help him analyze the game from a biomechanical point of view. His experience as a manager of Software teams and as a Head Coach at various academies serve him well in his directorial role at Spin & Slice. With a Masters in Education, Ash was a Math and Physics teacher in international schools and his passion to maximize the potential of students of all ages and levels seems to be an ongoing theme in his life, and one he hopes to continue at Spin & Slice.

Coach Boat (Bangkok)

Head Coach - Mini & Junior Academy

Skills: All ages and levels; specialization in working with younger players
Experience: 8 years of coaching
Spin and Slice Team since 2008

Boat has been playing tennis for as long as he can remember, since the day he was strong enough hold a racquet. As a competitive player, he was among the top 10 juniors in Thailand and began coaching shortly thereafter. He quickly became the head coach of the Mini-Tennis Academy in Bangkok, followed by Thanyapura Sports Club. Boat’s positive vibe and energetic personality makes him well-versed in engaging younger tennis players. Boat is highly regarded by his students and integrates an impressive repertoire of technical tennis games into his coaching that build a strong foundation for all tennis competitors.

Coach Bee (Bangkok)

Enhancement Coach

Skills: All ages and levels; specialization in working with younger players in the Mini Academy
Experience: Over 6 years of coaching experience
Spin & Slice Team since 2014

Bee is a former member of the Thai National Team for the Junior Fed Cup and Asem Youth Game. Her highest ranking as a Junior ITF Player was 257 and she made just under top 10 in the national Thai rankings. Bee has over 6 years of coaching experience, which consist of working at Pyramid Tennis Academy, Storm Tennis Academy (Shrewsbury International School), as well as Spin & Slice Tennis School and Academy. We are glad to have her as a part of our team as a specialist for coaching group lessons as well as the Mini Academy.