Club Pro & Staff

Brian Draxl - NCTC Head Pro

Brian Draxl has been the head pro for NCTC since 1995.  He played for the University of Toledo on a tennis scholarship.  He was ranked #1 in Ontario for the over 35, over 40 and over 45 division; and was the over 45 National Singles champion in 2011.  He is certified by the Ontario Tennis Association and Tennis Professionals Association. 

Brian has been primarily responsible for the success of the club, particularly the juniors, over the past 26 years. During that time, we have seen our juniors do increasingly well in all facets of competitive play, from ICTA teams (both junior and adult), OTA tournaments, and university tennis, both US scholarships and Canadian university tennis.   

Brian continues to put forth great effort and dedication into grooming players of all ages that want to improve their tennis skills.  We are extremely grateful to have him at our club.

Shane Hickson - Club House Manager & Club Pro

Shane Hickson has been a part of NCTC since 1994. He has been coaching for 19 years and our club manager for 14 years.  He was formerly ranked #1 in OTA's Men's "A" division, and won back to back men's "A" provincial championships.   Shane has been a key contributor in helping Brian with our successful Junior development program. 

Shane can help you improve your strokes and offer tips on strategies for your single’s or double’s matches.  He is fantastic with teaching kids by making it fun and engaging. Shane continues to be a huge asset to our club.



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Address: 170 Doug Duncan Drive, Newmarket, ON Canada

Phone:   905-853-6150


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