Committee Profile

Michael-PName: Michael ‘Mykl’ Prionas
Position: Club President
Rank: A+
How long?  I’ve been with the club since 2011.
What you love most about VicTennis? It can all be summed up in its motto of ‘fun, fitness, friendship’. I find it’s a really fun way to exercise and keep fit, and that I’ve  made so many great friends over the years. Plus I get to delve in to my competitive side in Competitions and Tournaments.

Favourite Shot: My ‘unconventional’ backhand cross court.

Favourite Pro Player: Serena, I love her tenacity and competitiveness on court.

Hottest Player:  Definitely Stan Wawrinka… If only he could wear better shirts at the Grand Slams (or rather none at all)! ;)

Other Hobbies/Interests: Music, Video Games, TV, Travelling and spending time with my partner and friends.

Adrew-PName :  Andrew Power

Position: Vice President

Rank: B+

How long?  7 years

What you love most about VicTennis? The most valuable aspect of VicTennis for me is the social interaction. I love the opportunity to meet new people and make great friends in an environment that is relaxed and friendly.

Favourite Shot:  Serve – I love a big serve, if the first doesn’t go in, follow it up  with another first serve!

Favourite Pro Player:  Nick Kyrgios – I like to see Aussies do well, I love his flamboyant style of tennis but look forward to him calming down his attitude a bit.

Hottest Player: Rafael Nadal.

Other Interests/Hobbies:  Cars & motorbikes, motorsport (formula 1), movies, travel and   real estate.

AndyPName: Andy Poon

Position: Treasurer

Rank : A-

How long? Since 2011.

What you love most about VicTennis? All the awesome friends I’ve made.

Favourite Shot : Backhand.

Favourite Pro Player:  Roger Federer.

Hottest Player:  Tommy Haas.

Other Interests/Hobbies: Movies, binge-watching TV, bad jokes.

Rowen-DName: Rowen D’Souza

Position: Ordinary Member

Rank: A-

How long?  4 years.

What you love most about VicTennis?  Sharing our love of tennis.

Favourite Shot:  Tequila/Forehand down the line.

Favourite Pro Player: Venus.

Hottest Player: Feliciano Lopez.

Other Interests/Hobbies: Occasional holidays/travel and Rosé Research.

Mario-PName :  Mario Perrone

Position : Ordinary Member

Rank: B-

How long? 20 years.

What you love most  about VicTennis? The friendship and enjoyment of playing tennis with great guys.

Favourite Shot: My serve.

Favourite Pro Player: Andy Murray.

Hottest Player: Andreas Seppi or Tomas Berdych!!!

Other Interests/Hobbies:  Travel, Opera and Reading.

Mark-C]Name:  Mark Carey

Position: Ordinary Member

Rank:  B+

How long?  On and off with VicTennis since the mid 1990’s.

What you love most about VicTennis?   Friendships made and fun times.

Favourite Shot:  Sliced backhand.

Favourite Pro Player:   Rafael Nadal.

Hottest Player: Feliciano Lopez.

Other Interests/Hobbies: AFL – Hawthorn, Badminton, Ballet and The Arts

Adam-FName: Adam Fitzgerald

Position: Ordinary Member


How long?   Just hit 10 years

What you love most about VicTennis?   Meeting new people and regular enjoyable tennis.

Favourite Shot: Swinging serve.

Favourite Pro Player:  Tomas Berdych.

Hottest Player:  Grigor Dimitrov.

Other Interests/Hobbies:    Playing lawn bowls and netball, AFL (Essendon), A-league (Victory), PS4.

Name: Mike O’Brien

Position: Secretary

Rank: B+

How long?   Since 2015

What you love most about VicTennis?   Being new to Australia, it’s been a great way to meet new people and make friends.

Favourite Shot: Inside-out forehand.

Favourite Pro Player:  Rafael Nadal.

Hottest Player:  Grigor Dimitrov.

Other Interests/Hobbies:    Volleyball, skiing, swimming, outdoors/camping, cooking, travel.


Fun, Fitness, Friendship