We are pleased to announce a new and exciting ADP Tennis Program!

John Hampson is the Director of Gripping Potential Tennis Coaching. He has over 20 years experience in both education, tennis coaching and playing the sport. John holds his High Performance Tennis Coaching certificate - highest coaching qualification available. He maintains a strong link with Tennis Australia and continues to grow and develop his coaching team to ensure they are always up to date with the latest and best coaching techniques. John’s passion for tennis is evident in everything he does as he strives to continually develop his players and educate his coaches to provide one of the best services in the North Eastern suburbs.

Each program offered by GP Tennis has been created through years of playing experience and visits to many of the world’s top tennis coaching academies. Through these experiences, John has been able to develop his skills through working alongside several top 10 international players such as Maria Sharapova and David Ferrer. This along with his continual growth of knowledge has ensured that he along with his fellow GP Coaches provide a holistic tennis coaching program.

Gripping Potential’s largest club program is currently held at Bundoora TC, located within minutes of Greensborough College. This will allow GP Tennis to provide a multitude of pathways and opportunities for students to further enhance their tennis potential. Bundoora TC has competition teams for all levels of both junior and senior play. They even have a premier league team (Australia’s highest level of club competition) providing the opportunity for players to compete against the best of the best. Previous years players have included Sam Groth, John Peers and Daria Gavrilova, to name a few. The High Performance squads held at the club incorporate many guest coaches and hitting partners such as Omar Jasika, Blake Mott, Nick Kyrios, Sam Groth, Daniel Guccione and Belinda Woolcock. Some of which will also be included in Greensborough College’s school program.


John Hampson Director of Coaching Gripping Potential Level 3,

Elite Coach Bachelor of Applied Science & Teaching,

Major in Psychology.