An International Tennis School

“MITS is truly an international tennis school with bases in Australia and Asia attracting players and coaches from all over the world attending the wide range of programs MITS has to offer. Our aim is to provide a disciplined and challenging training environment that will empower all players to maximize their potential in tennis and life.”

About Us

Melbourne International Tennis School (MITS), has grown from a series of three week intensive tennis camps in 1995/96 into a full-time training school that offers world-class programs for players as young as 3, through to players entering the WTA and ATP tours.

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Our Programs

The wide array of tennis programs that MITS offers can be tailored to meet the specific needs and wants of each individual ranging from junior to elite. MITS has a firm belief that quality is more important than quantity and strive to deliver the best possible quality to each individual. Don’t count the things you do, but instead do the things that count and increase the value in which your tennis means to you.

Recreational Programs

Group lessons (10-15 year olds) Concentrates on the following; Intermediate to advanced technique Continuing Match tactical fundamentals Practice Routines Physical Training Tips Private Lessons Private…

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Advanced Programs

Our Advanced programs ranges from a one on one in our private lessons to group environment with our elite squads, through to our full time…

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MITS Mini’s

MITS Mini’s is based around using modified equipment, students will be guided through the technical and tactical fundamentals of the game in a fun environment.…

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Meet our team

When it comes to experience, knowledge and a strong developmental philosophy, MITS coaches have proven for over 25 years that they can grow, nurture and produce high performance results in all athletes and set them on the right pathway to success. Our coaching staff combined have had an involvement with 15 Top 100 Players on both the WTA and ATP Tours as well as over 15 Top 100 ITF juniors and had involvements with Davis cup, Federation Cup & Hopman Cup’s and has also coached at all of the Grand Slams in the last 25 years.

  • Mac Bauer Assistant Coach

    We are excited to have him on board in our coaching team. Mac has been delivering a high standard of tennis coaching for 10 years in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, USA and Singapore. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sport Psychology and teaching and he has been credited with Professional Tennis Registry (USA. Rating: Professional), Tennis Professionals Association (Canada)…

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  • Kyle August Assistant Head Coach

    Kyle August has been part of the MITS Singapore team for the last two years. He has had over 9 years experience in coaching in New Zealand, Australia, and Vietnam. Playing at a high junior level he has been coached by top international Coaches including Jeff Simpson (New Zealand Davis Cup Captain for 16 Years) and David Lewis. Kyle began his…

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  • James Southwood Assistant Coach

    James is a Level 3 LTA Coach with 12 years of experience. He has worked with all age groups from (3– Adults) and all abilities from first time players to elite juniors.  He has worked extensively in Australia, Spain and the UK.  He has extensive knowledge of both singles and doubles formulated from his own playing and coaching experience. As a…

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  • Alan Vuong Head Coach / Program Manager

    The Head Coach of MITS Singapore, Alan Vuong has been through the MITS philosophy as a player and coach. Alan started playing tennis at the young age of 4 years old and has never looked back. As a player, Alan won many national titles in Australia, played on the ITF circuit and also showed his leadership skills to captaining his…

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  • Dr Jay-Lee Nair Psychologist

    Jay-Lees great passion is helping high achievers raise their standard of performance with less stress and anxiety, in sport, business, and academics. The study of perfectionism was the focus of both her masters and doctorate publications and working with high achievers to adapt their perfectionistic striving and develop habits that support persistence without pressure and self-criticism is what she does…

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  • Michael Baroch Director/ High Performance Coach (Level 3 Tennis Coaches Australia)

    The founder of the Melbourne International Tennis School and director of coaching, Michael began his tennis journey under the tuition of one of the world's greatest coaches of all time, Tony Roche. Michael spent many years being coaching by Tony and then becoming Tony's understudy as he learnt all his coaching philosophies and life skills from his mentor. A very…

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Marc Sophulis High Performance Coach (Level 3 Tennis Coaches Australia)

    After injury cut short a playing career in 2001, Marc turned his hand to becoming a career coach. Under the guidance of his mentor Michael Baroch, Marc spent 6 years studying the game and achieving the highest level of qualification as a tennis coach in Australia (Level 3 High Performance). Starting out as a hitting partner to several top 100…

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  • Dean Bleazby Club Professional Coach (Level 2 Tennis Coaches Australia)

    Dean joined with his mentor and former coach Michael Baroch over 25 years ago, firstly as a junior player with big goals and ambitions, to then a career coach and right hand man to his mentor. Working for many years with some of the world's best juniors and travelling the world coaching on the ITF junior tour with his charges,…

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  • Mikallie Baroch

    Mikallie Baroch Tennis Australia Development Coach (Level 1 Tennis Coaches Australia)

    The daughter of director Michael Baroch, Mikallie has grown up with a tennis racquet in her hand. A very handy junior player, Mikallie was hitting with top WTA players from the age of 14 including Monique Adamczak and Maria Sharapova. Mikallie combines her coaching career with studying Business Marketing at RMIT as well as managing the business and development side…

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National University of Singapore (NUS)

Address: 21 Lower Kent Ridge Rd, Singapore 119077

  • World Class Facilities at our doorstep.
  • 13 Tennis Courts with lights.
  • 2 Practice Walls.
  • Indoor and Outdoor Running Tracks.
  • 2 Multi-Purpose Fields
  • Indoor Stadium.

Australian International School Singapore (AIS)

Address: 1 Lor Chuan, Singapore 556818

  • World Class Facilities at our doorstep.
  • 2 Tennis Courts.
  • Hot shots coloured courts.
  • Full coverage of light.
  • Rooftop setting.