Geraldton Lighthouse Yatchs

Coach: Colin Thompson

About Colin Thompson
Full Name Colin Thompson
Coaches Name Coach Colsie
Coaches Title Sun Smart Tennis Development Officer, Manager of Batavia Tennis Coaching
D.o.B 1980
Coaching Accreditation
  • 2017 - Tennis Australia Master Club Professional Coach, incorporating Diploma of Leadership & Management
  • 2017 - Tennis Australia Fitbit Cardio Coach Ambassador (1 of 20 selected nationally)
  • 2006 - Tennis Australia Club Professional Coach, incorporating Certificate IV in Sport Coaching
Coaching Experience
  • 2007 - Present: SunSmart Tennis Dvelopment Officer, Batavia Tennis Coaching, Geraldton, WA
  • 2004 - 06: Assistant SunSmart Tennis Development Officer, Batavia Tennis Coaching, Geraldton, WA
  • 2001 - 03: Assistant Men's Tennis Coach, Samford University, NCAA Division 1, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
  • 1999: Assistant Tennis Coach, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, USA
  • 1997: Assistant Tennis Coach, Midland Lawn Tennis Club, Perth, WA
  • 2017 - Diploma of Leadership & Management, Deaking University, Tennis Australia
  • 2003 - Bachelor of Science in Education, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Tennis Awards
  • WA Hot Shots Coach of the Year, 2015
  • WA Club Professional Coach of the Year Finalist, 2015
  • WA Cardio Tennis Coach of the Year, 2014-15
  • 5 time finalist, Midwest Sports Federation Coach of the Year

Colin Thompson

Playing Experience

18's Singles ranked 2nd in Western Australia and ranked 36th in Australia. 1996, member of the McDonalds W.A State junior squad. Midland Lawn Tennis Club and Sorrento Tennis Club pennant competitions, 1994-1997. Colin obtained a Tennis scholarship for NCAA Division 1 College Tennis in the U.S.A. Boise State 1998-2000, winning the Big West NCAA Conference Championships 1998 – 2000. Hitting partner for Wesley Moodie, South Africa, 2005 Wimbledon doubles champion, career high singles ranking of 57 ATP, and career high doubles ranking of 8 ATP. Also, a hitting partner for Jane Chi, U.S.A career high singles ranking of 56 WTA. Colin played on the ATP tour from 1998-2000. Finally, Colin played the France ranking tournament system in 2000.