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Rob Benoit

BRTC Manager/Coach


Rob has over 40 years tennis coaching experience becoming a Tennis Australia advanced qualified coach in 1980.


Rob currently coaches and manages the Ballarat Regional Tennis Centre as well as organising all junior & adult competitions and tournaments.


Rob also has an extensively stocked Pro-Shop at the centre selling new tennis racquets, balls, grips and accessories.


Racquet restringing service is also available as well as expert advice from Rob and Tomas Graca regarding the racquet that best suits you or your child.


Contact Rob for any further information on 0417 113 506.


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Tomas Graca

Tennis Programs Manager


Tomas is an experienced Tennis Australia Club Professional coach with over 15 years of coaching experience. Tomas is passionate about imparting the love of tennis to people of all ages and developing State and Nationally ranked players.


Before Tomas settled in Australia, he played at a national level for Slovakia and gained a Masters Degree in Tennis Coaching and Physical Education and High-Performance Tennis Coaching qualification. He then went on to work as a Talent Development Coach for the State Academy in Slovakia where he worked with talented juniors who later reached junior gram slam main draws. 


Tomas relocated to Sydney in 2008 where he worked closely with six-time Grand Slam Champion Kim Warwick, as the Director of Junior Coaching and Hot Shots Manager. Throughout this role, Tomas played a crucial part in developing one of the best Hot Shots & Talent Development programs in NSW. The success of the program resulted in a number of players invited to Tennis Australia Talent Development programs - Super 10’ & Super 12’s as well as representing NSW State Teams at the nationals. 


Tomas is also part of Tennis Australia Coach Development Team running Tennis Australia coaching courses.


For all Hot Shots coaching enquiries or private lessons, please contact Tomas on 0421 235 019 or


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