ES&CTTA doesn’t provide official coaching. However Don Cheyne, 9807 8639, is available for coaching.

Juniors and inexperienced players are recommended to receive coaching from NCAS (National Coaching Accreditation Scheme) accredited coaches so that they learn correct stroke and service technique.

Table Tennis Victoria maintains a list of accredited coaches.

Nearby Coaches:

Mark Smythe (NCAS level 2) pH 0411 493 054 offers individual and group coaching.

His website has full details of many coaching with prices ranging from $35 – $60 per hour with more expensive being Nationals Singles Champions, Olympians & Commonwealth Games athletes.

Venues used:

Sportlink (2 Hanover Rd, Vermont South, Melways 62G7)

Croydon & District Table Tennis Association (Liverpool Rd, Kilsyth – Kilsyth Sports Centre, Melways 51H7)

Mullauna College in Mitcham (Tirana Road, off Springfield Road, Melways 48 J6)

Glen Waverley (contact Mark for more details)
It’s his home where he has a 10m x 6m garage, separate from house, specifically set up for coaching. He and 3 other coaches use it on regular basis.

TTV sport development arm: MSTT

Table Tennis Victoria is pleased  to announce the partnership with MSTT as its sport development arm. MSTT will strengthen the capability of TTV to support the activities of its Associations and members and provide new services where they can have access to professional coaching and training. The large MSTT team holds impressive credentials with a stable of current and past Olympic, Commonwealth and World Championship players amongst them, who are well regarded and have an excellent track record in the sport. CEO Anne King said that  “we have worked with Mark for some time now and the formal partnership with MSTT will provide the capacity to help promote the sport in new areas with new initiatives as well as in the corporate sector,  which will enable TTV to take another step towards its strategic vision”. 

MSTT Manager & Head Coach, Mark Smythe says, “MSTT is delighted to be Table Tennis Victoria’s development arm to help promote the awareness & profile of the sport. With a large team of quality coaches & well established profiles within the sport, MSTT plans to bring more awareness of the sport to a different sector of the community plus offer coaching/training sessions at various venues from TTV’s Affiliates plus tap into the Primary & Secondary school market. One of MSTT’s mantras is improve players knowledge, level & enjoyment of the sport, so this arrangement with TTV allows us to bring this to more people around State”.