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Dane Nebel's Tennis Academy

Liston Tennis Club - 142 Nelson Place, Williamstown 3016

0416 180 989

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About Dane

Professional Summary

With over 30 years of successfully coaching and managing dnta, I have created a structure that provides all ages and abilities with the chance to pursue their passion for tennis.

With the pathways that have been put in place this allows the student to pursue their tennis whether that be on a social level or through to professional ranks.

The skills I have developed over my career have enabled me to create and deliver a unique program for all ages.

Playing History

  • As a player I was ranked no.2 in Victoria ( behind Pat Cash) for 5 years
  • Dominated state grade pennant for 5 years undefeated at no.1 (34 consecutive wins)
  • Captain of the Dingley TC state grade team state, winning titles in 1990,91 & 92
  • Victorian Hardcourt Champion
  • ATP ranking 583
  • Top 10 Australian ranking

Professional Team Manager & Coaching History

  • 3 times consecutively and current Tennis Victoria Premier League Women's Champions
  • Coach of the mighty Liston Seagulls undefeated for 3 years
  • Champions in two premier league state titles
  • Champions in one state ATL title and inaugural ATL (Asia Pacific Title) National title

As a player, captain and coach/manager I have organized and managed the two most successful teams in Tennis Victoria history. As captain and no.1 player of the Dingley team that won the 3 consecutive state grade titles in the nineties to recently forming, coaching and managing the Liston Seagulls.

Our story so far

For over 30 years Dane Nebel's Tennis Academy (dnta) has been a leader of tennis coaching services provided in Melbourne

A look back at what we have achieved

  • In 1988 a group of just 25 students were the start of dnta at Liston
  • We have gone from strength to strength ... in 2019 we can boast over 500 students
  • There is over 100 junior coaching students playing competition weekly
  • We have coached players that went on to become Wimbledon Men's Singles runners-up, Australian Open Men's Doubles Quarter-Finalist
  • ATL National Title 2013, ATL Victoria Conference Title 2012, Victorian Premier League Title's 2011 & 2010, Tennis Victoria Premier League Women's 3x champions
  • A number of National & State Junior Titles
  • A high percentage of members that use dnta as their preferred coach
  • We continue to have an active involvement in the community and donate regularly to community fundraisers (racquets, coaching clinics etc)


"Dane Nebel is one of those select few coaches who can impart on you such great enthusiasm for the game of tennis. Whether having lessons with Dane as a 10 year old or now as a 28 year old, the energy and passion Dane has for the game is incredible. Whenever and wherever I am playing tennis the tennis skills Dane has taught and continues to teach me as a tennis player are always front of mind. He is a fantastic coach and I highly recommend him. He is an asset to the game of tennis."

- Byron

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