About our Coaches


The Meredith Brothers Tennis Academy started in 2001 with passion and love for the game of tennis. Nineteen years on, we are now one of the leading Tennis Academy’s in New Zealand, helping some of New Zealand’s best young talent prepare for their careers in tennis.

The Meredith Brothers have been prominent in the New Zealand Tennis scene for over 30 years and are known as legends in the world of NZ tennis. Brothers Matt, James and Tim Meredith have 75 years combined experience and have all competed at National and International Levels, paving the way for many of today’s players.

The team has a wealth of knowledge and experience both playing and coaching. Find out about our Coaching staff below. If you would like to find out more about our coaching staff or to book a lesson, go to www.meredithbrothers.co.nz to book online.



Matt is the Director of Coaching at the Meredith Brothers Tennis Academy. He has had over 20 years of tennis coaching experience and is currently the Tennis Canterbury Regional Head Coach. Matt is also on the Tennis New Zealand High-Performance panel in 2020.


James is our Head Coach at the Meredith Brothers Tennis Academy. He is also our junior administration and has a very distinguished tennis career. Including winning the 12s, 14s, 16s and 18s Nationals singles titles and was ranked the 23rd best player in Division 1 Universities in the USA.


Dave is a Senior Coach at the Meredith Brothers Academy, leading our Hot Shots programme. Dave is father to Matt, Tim and James and was the boy’s first coach and ultimately responsible for the 3 boys tennis development along with wife Jocelyn.



Whilst not coaching full time anymore Tim Meredith is still very active at the Meredith Brothers Tennis Academy. Tim has been very successful in his tennis career, gaining a full tennis scholarship to Division 1 University of North Carolina Wilmington, as well as winning New Zealand National Titles.