Matthew Baccarani
Head Tennis Pro

Thorncliffe Park Tennis Club is thrilled to welcome back Head Pro, Matt Baccarani. Matt was a Canadian U18 National Champion, a highly ranked NCAA Division 1 player and has an extremely diverse coaching background. After graduating from Ball State University, Matt coached Sharon Fichman on the professional circuit for 3 years. He was the traveling coach for Genie Bouchard when she won her first ever pro event and the first of two Junior Wimbledon Doubles Titles. In the past 8 years, Matt has coached at York Racquets, downtown Toronto, where he has worked with players of all ages and levels. As a player, Matt achieved ATP rankings in both singles and doubles while still in high school. He was ranked as high as #4 and #61 in NCAAs doubles and singles, respectively and held the #1 OTA ranking for Men’s Open singles and doubles at the same time. Matt is extremely excited to be back for another Summer at TPTC and cannot wait for the season to start. He can be reached at


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Simon Schelesinger 

Tennis Pro


Simon is returning for his second year at TPTC. He has coached for two years at The Supreme Court Indoors, and is also coaching at Mayfair Lakeshore and Mayfair East. He has also coached juniors at Davisville Tennis Club, Lawrence Park Tennis Club, the Ottawa Tennis and Lawn Bowling Club, and the Rideau Tennis and Squash Club (Ottawa). Simon trained as a competitive junior in Ottawa in the alongside a future ATP Tour player, and the top U18 junior in Canada. 
Simon honed his stringing skills at Game Set Match tennis boutique. He is certified with his Club Pro 1 from Tennis Canada and is a member of the Tennis Professionals Association. For more information please contact him at 647-983-4878 or at

Peter Marrack

Tennis Pro

We are very pleased to announce that we have a new Tennis Pro for TPTC.
He will be helping our Head Pro Matthew with our growing adult programs. 
Peter is originally from St. Catharines Ontario and is currently living in Toronto. He was ranked top 5 in Canada before attending Wisconsin NCAA Div. 1. He joined the coaching staff at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai and worked as a Senior Pro at Rosedale Tennis Club And York Racquets in Toronto. He is also a visual artist who shows work at Only One Gallery in Parkdale.


For more information on adult programs and private tennis lessons, please reach out to him at  ---

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