The PTA is led by Miss Tyra Calderwood, who is a former professional player and highly experienced coach. Tyra is well-supported by the Sport Co-ordinator for Tennis, Jufri Foss.

Our Lead Coach – Development helps to lay solid foundations for younger and less-experienced players, whilst our Lead Coach – Performance ensures our more experienced players are provided the opportunities to stretch their capacities and be well-supported whilst doing so.

Supporting our Lead Coaches are an experienced team, who aim to incorporate the College Values of Care, Courage, Integrity, Respect and Responsibility into their coaching.

Our Team

Tyra Calderwood – Head Coach 

  • Australian Junior Champion 12U, 14U, 16U Singles and Doubles 
  • Career High Ranking WTA Tour #607 Singles, #190 Doubles 
  • Career High ITF World Junior #33 
  • #1 ranked Australian Junior 12U,14U,16U 
  • Represented Australia Junior Fed Cup 2002 to 2003 and World Junior Championships 2000-2001 
  • Competed at all four Grand Slams, French Open, Wimbledon, US Open, Australian Open and Apria International 
  • 2004 Sport and Tourism Youth Foundation Scholarship holder 
  • Awarded the Garnier Rising Star Award 2005 
  • Former National Academy Coach 
  • Tennis Coach at Merdian School 2010 to 2017 and St Catherines School 2017 to 2018 
  • Tennis Australia Junior Development and Club Professional Coach 

Kris Radford-Kunce – Lead Coach – Performance 

  • Former No 1 Open Australian Female Player – Player 12 years on the WTA Tour 
  • Career high WTA ranking Singles #42 Doubles #25 
  • Career high ITF World Junior Ranking #3 
  • National Champion 16U Singles and Doubles 18U Doubles Runner-Up 18U Singles 
  • Represented Australia in Fed Cup 1994 to 1999 and Hopman Cup 1995 
  • Best Career Singles win over #1 in the world Martina Navratilova on Grass 
  • Semi-Finalist Wimbledon and US Open Doubles – Semi-Finalist French Open Mixed 
  • Best Grand Slam performances, 4th Rd Wimbledon, 3rd Rd US Open and Australian Open Singles 
  • Won 7 WTA Tour Doubles Titles – Runner-up 6 WTA Doubles Titles 
  • Finalist 3 WTA Tour Singles Events 
  • Won 10 ITF Pro Circuit Singles and 30 ITF Pro Circuit Doubles Titles 
  • Won 3 World Team Tennis Titles (USA) with Sacramento Capitals 
  • Awarded the Australian Sports Medal in 2000 – for achievements in Tennis 
  • Former Head Coach Pymble Ladies’ College 2006 to 2016 
  • Former Tennis NSW State Squad Coach 
  • Tennis Australia Club Professional and Junior Development Coach, with 22 years of experience. 

Jufri Foss – Sports Co-ordinator 

Jufri has been a part of Pymble Tennis for the last 10 years, including one year serving as the Acting Head Coach, before starting in his current role as the Sports Co-ordinator for Tennis. He began coaching at the age of 16 at Berowra Tennis Club where he grew up playing and has since become a Tennis Australia qualified Junior Development Coach. Having been at Pymble for many years has given him the opportunity to work with the same players all the way through from Year 7 to graduation. There are some students in the Secondary School now that have had Jufri as their coach since Kindergarten! 

Jufri is best known for his good-natured humour both on and off the court and more recently, for being the one that sends out all of the wet weather notifications! Outside of tennis, Jufri has a Bachelor’s degree in Science (Mathematics) and has been a volunteer member of the NSW State Emergency Service for the past 12 years. He also loves playing sport, whether that be tennis, running, football, hockey or netball. 

Mili Stanojlovic – Tennis Coach 

Mili started playing tennis when she was 10 years old, where a family friend ignited her love for the sport. Once she received semi-private and private lessons, she began playing competitions in NSW and around Australia. 

Mili commenced coaching tennis on the Northern Beaches in 2013 and has worked at Pymble since 2015. She finds coaching tennis extremely rewarding, particularly when teaching new skills to students and watching them improve and enjoy the game. Mili looks forward to many more years helping our future stars at Pymble and being part of the PTA. 

  • Past Pymble Student 2012 to 2015 
  • Represented Pymble in the Tildesley Shield, IGSA and HKDTA 
  • Represented Pymble at All Schools Australian Challenge in Albury 
  • 2013 Assistant Coach at Goodwin Tennis Academy (Mona Vale) 
  • Bachelor’s degree at Macquarie University in Education and Human Resources 
  • Tennis Australia Junior Development Coach 

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