Coaches

Shai Gigi

Founder, Main Coach

Tennis Professional

PTR Certified coach
GPTCA International Tennis Coach - ATP Certified
More than 100,000 hours of teaching experience
Hard court specialist, shot selection and strategy

Nick Name: 7SABA Age: 36(June 14, 1977)
Birth Place: Haifa, Israel
Residence: Tokyo, Japan
Height: 173cm
Weight: 63kg
Plays: Right-Handed
Back-Hand: One-Handed
Turned Coach: 2003
Coach: Micheal Stavonski
Racket: YONEX RDS 002 TOUR

Biography

Shai picked up his first racket at the age of 11. Since then his enthusiasm for tennis has led him to become a professional tennis player, competing against some of the best players around. With over 13 years of experience he has taught tennis, competed in U.S. and Israeli tournaments and is still as enthusiastic as ever. Professionally qualified, Shai is certified as one of the most excellent tennis players by the Israeli Institute for Tennis and PTR. He has the skills to coach tennis at all levels - from beginners adults kids/juniors who touch the rackets for the first time to the advanced tournament players who are at the level of competing at ATP circuitat in the future. Shai, fell in love with Japan and it's culture. He has decided to make his home in Japan. Feeling the need of professional but the fun tennis center in Tokyo, which would introduce both the young and adults to the pleasures of tennis. He established the JINJI TENNIS CENTER to develop his dream offering tennis training for children and adults of all ages and skill levels at HILTON TOKYO.

Peter James Miller

Nick Name: Pete
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Residence: Tokyo, Japan
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 68 kag
Plays: Right-Handed
Backhand: Single-Handed
Coaches: Ron Swaysland & Greg Perkins Rackets: Babolat Pure Drive

Biography

Peter began playing tennis at age 10 and has over 40 years of playing experience. During his playing days he competed in many State, District, and Regional tournaments as an individual, and as a member in Representative team competitions. He is now concentrating all his efforts on coaching and has been a long term member of Tennis Australia and the USTA.

Pathom . c (Eddy)

Nick Name: Eddy . P .
Age: 36
Birthplace: Nongkhai, Thailand
Height: 173cm
Weight: 65kg
Plays: Right-Handed
Backhand: One-Handed
Turned Coach: 2003
Coach: Orathai Sanprathet
Rackets: Pacific X Force Lite

Biography

Coach Eddy has been coaching tennis in Thailand and Australia for 11 years, during that time he gave tennis lessons to kids and adults. Coach eddy helped too many kids to discover the enjoyment playing tennis and correct and polish the swing and game plans for many adults customers . Coach Eddy is looking forward to teach at Jinji Tennis Center. USTA certified. Below are some of the clubs that coach Eddy works at: Chatswood Tennis Club , Sydney , NSW Australia Bangkok Patana International School (Bangkok,Thailand) Shrewsbury International School (Bangkok,Thailand) Kasetsart University Laboratory School International Program (Bangkok,Thailand) K S Sport Club (Bangkok,Thailand) Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel (Bangkok,Thailand)

Daisuke Yamamoto

Nick Name: Yama
Birthplace: Nagano, Japan
Residence: Tokyo, Japan
Height: 182cm
Weight: 72kg
Plays: Right-Handed
Backhand: Double-Handed
Rackets: PRINCE TOUR 98 XR-J

Biography

Yama started playing tennis at age of 15 and competed in junior tournaments in Tokyo. He has coaching experiences helping many students to increase self-awareness to improve tennis & life skills. He can coach both in English and Japanese. He also teaches an international career development course at university in Tokyo.