St. John's Tennis Association
Mike Meaney

Technical Director Mike Meaney is a Tennis Canada Coach 3 Tennis Pro. Over his 30 years in sport, he has been involved in tennis in a number of capacities. As a player, Mike has competed at the Atlantic and National level and was a member of the Team NL Canada Games team in 1989, so he know what it takes to be a high level, competitive player. Over the course of his coaching career, Mike has coached 4 Top-5 ranked National players including the 1996 Junior U16 Champion. He is currently working as Green Belt Tennis Club’s Head pro, and has previously worked with Tennis Saskatchewan and the Lakeshore Tennis Club in Regina. Mike has also served as Head Coach for 3 Canada Games Teams, including the 2017 squad that competes in Manitoba this coming summer. Mike is a native of Newfoundland and is married with three kids.

Dennis Keaveney

Dennis is a passionate coach, bringing a wide array of experience to us in Newfoundland. Although he is young, the Truro, NS native has experience as a Head Coach at the Riverdale Club in St. John’s, the Truro Tennis Club and with Tennis Moncton. He also spent some time after graduation as the Technical Director in PEI. A Tennis Canada Club Pro 1, he brings his own playing experience to the court and plans challenging and progressive lessons for all his players, no matter their skill level.

Jack Hurley

Jack is a former teacher from St. Bon's and Gonzaga High School with a B. Ed and M. Ed in Guidance. Jack has an extensive coaching background over the years coaching basketball, hockey, baseball and now his attention is focused in tennis. He has been the head coach at Greenbelt, Mount Pearl, Riverdale and Gander Tennis Club. Was the ED and TD for TNL. Completed his Coach 2 and Coach 3 and was a head course conductor for Tennis Canada. Jack coached Canada Games in 1997 where they finished 5th and in 2005 where they finished 7th. Jack was inducted into the hall of fame as a builder of tennis in 2013. 

Cynthia Williams

As an enthusiastic young coach, Cynthia brings years of her own playing experience to the court, much to the benefit of her player. She has competed at the provincial, Atlantic and National level at the U10, 12, U14, and U16 levels. As she attends Memorial University completing her commerce degree, she is also an integral member of the MUN Tennis Team. A repeat Atlantic Champion, Cynthia also attended the 2009 Canada Games as an athlete. She holds an Instructor 1 Certification and is the 2017 Canada Games Assistant Coach.