Emma Doyle has been in performance tennis coaching for over 20 years, specializing in improving the knowledge, skills and behavior of both coaches and players around the world. She has coached on the junior and senior tours, been the junior Fed Cup Captain and been an Australian National Selector. This Tennis Australia High Performance qualified (USPTA Elite & PTR Performance) coach is passionate about language and how the communication between the player and coach is the key ingredient to successful performances. In addition to her impactful on and off court workshops, she specializes in mind set conditioning programs using NLP (Neuro-linguistic programing) methodologies to maximize performance for beginning players through to WTA tour players and coaches.

Emma is the director of ACE Coach which provides coach education to players, parents, clubs, schools and coaches around the world. She is a Tennis Australia lead learning facilitator for coach education courses and a talent development coach. Emma’s mission is to empower more female players and coaches in our industry and to inspire, improve and impact the communication, coordination and confidence of people around the world.

“Always remember that ‘coaching’ is not the sport, tennis is. Therefore find creative ways to help children learn and consequently fall in love with tennis and become lifelong advocates for our great sport.”




  • International Tennis Speaker at worldwide conferences – current
    • International Tennis Federation – Mexico and Turkey
    • United States Tennis Association and USPTA – USA
    • Professional Tennis Registry – London and USA
    • Federazione Italiana Tennis – Rome, Italy
    • Akademia Trenerów Tenisa – Poland
    • North Cyprus Tennis Federation – Cyprus
    • Australian Open Grand Slam Coaches Conference – Melbourne, Australia
  • Junior Fed Cup Captain (2006)
  • Junior World Team Captain (2003 – 2006)
  • Ex-National Women’s Selector (2005)


  • Tennis Australia High Performance Coach
  • B. App. Sci. (Sports Coaching and Administration: Major Exercise Physiology)
  • United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) – Professional 1
  • Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) – Performance Coach
  • Emotional Intelligence and Neuro-Linguistic Programing (NLP) Practitioner
  • Cert IV (Training and Assessing) and Diploma (Workplace and Business Coaching)
  • Level 1 Certificate in Nutrition, Boxacise, Strength and Conditioning and Vic Fit


  • ACE Coach Education and Sports NLP Director – current
  • My Tennis (Leisure City) Director of Coaching (2010 – 2015)
  • Eight years touring with female players on the junior and senior ITF tennis circuits (2000 – 2008) and Target Athlete Project (TAP) Coach
  • Overseas coaching experience (Bollettieri’s, Saddlebrook and Evert tennis academies)
  • Tennis Australia Hot Shots Mentor and Talent Development Coach – current
  • Tennis Australia Lead Learning Facilitator for the Junior Development and the Club Professional coaching courses – current


  • Played Division 1 College @ #1 singles and doubles for Middle Tennessee State University (MVP – 1995)
  • Danced in the Australian Jitterbug Championships
  • Competed in the National U19s Speedball Competition
  • Founded ‘Melbourne Meet’ – a philanthropic idea to help ex-pats meet Melburnians and integrate into the Australian culture which is ongoing today
  • Hosted a dating program for 12 months called “Doubles for Singles” which proved successful on and off the court!