About Us

Serving the best, best!

Welcome to Tennis Coaching at The Bryanston Country Club, located in the beautiful city of Sandton, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

With the wonderful Highveld climate, there is coaching all year-round. The Academy offers a variety of lessons in tennis for all ages…. The beginner or experienced player.

Southern Sports Academy caters for an individual’s personal game development, as well as being part of a broader training group to further grow their skill base in the sport of their choice.

Our Coaches:

IVAN SEQUEIRA Registered PRO Coach with TSA 

Renowned for his wonderful people skills and coaching ethics, discipline and enthusiasm for sport, Ivan Sequeira will provide the right program for you to reach your sports goals. He has over 25+ years of Coaching experience.

Ivan is currently the Director of Tennis at Bryanston Country Club Tennis

Pro Coach Ivan Sequeira

  •     SA Volleyball coaches Association Level 1 coach
  •     SATCA Tennis Instructor 1991
  •     TSA Professional Tennis Coach Qualification 1995
  •     TSA Mental Toughness
  •     TSA Sports Science 2 with Distinction
  •     EGTF Golf Teaching Professional 2003
  •     Course Facilitator with SATCA
  •     Ivan has fulfilled the requirements of EMERGENCY CARE LEVEL       One in First Aid.
  •   He has completed his Child Protection Act Course


  • He is Qualified as a Play Tennis Trainer as well as his Level 1 ITF coaches course.
  • He was the resident Gauteng Coach for Wheelchair Tennis South Africa for 6 years.
  • He was an Official Line Umpire for the ATP Soweto Open & ATP SAA South African Open & Davis Cup.
  • He was also involved in the South African Schools Tennis Championships.
  • Sipho has fulfilled the requirements of EMERGENCY CARE LEVEL One in First Aid.
  • He has completed his Child Protection Act Course