PBI Tennis

Introducing the Academy Head, Jake Gard’ner

Welcome to Tennis at Dubai Creek Academies. Jake Gard'ner is the PBI Tennis Director for the Middle East, and one of our resident teaching professionals at this beautiful property. He has spent the last 10 years calling Dubai home although he’s previously spent time in the UK, USA and Australia after leaving his native New Zealand in 2009.

About PBI Tennis

Our company Peter Burwash International (PBI) has spent the past 50 years managing many of the world's top tennis resorts and clubs. It is our goal to become integrated in the properties we manage, to get to know and care for our members and guests in order to provide a well-rounded offering for players of all ages, abilities and ambitions.

Meet the Team

Jake Gard’ner

Our Academy Head, Jake Gard'ner is the PBI Tennis Director for the Middle East, and one of our resident teaching professionals at this beautiful property. He has spent the last 10 years calling Dubai home although he’s previously spent time in the UK, USA and Australia after leaving his native New Zealand in 2009.

Rudy Pelhan

Rudy Pelhan’s club tennis career officially started when he was 8 years old. His ultimate success story started at the time he was Dutch champion for the first time and later got his coaching license in the Netherlands.

Rudy has been working for 17 years as a Tennis Coach with different levels of players from beginners to advanced players in all age categories and also trained with top 50 players in the Netherlands. His hobby next to tennis is fitness, as well as having previously been a professional football player.

Vishesh Bhatia

Vishesh Bhatia has been working as a tennis pro for 9 years, spread across the U.S.A, U.A.E and India. The first signs of a big success appeared when Vishesh was ranked #1 in his state and #9 in India nationally.

He moved to pursue Tennis and education in the U.S when Vishesh received a full scholarship to play for a DIV 1 University.
Amongst his certification you will find:
All India Tennis Association  Level 4 Tennis coaches  Certification, All India Tennis Association Level 1 Fitness certification, International Tennis Federation
Level 1Tennis coaches Certification and eventually he is Fully Certified PBI Professional.
Outside of tennis, Vishesh enjoys traveling and hanging out by the beach.

Tennis programmes 2020

Members Guests
PRIVATE LESSONS
30 minutes
200
230
60 minutes
340
375
5 hours taster package
1600
1775
10 hours power package
3050
3350
20 hours signature package
5800
6300
SEMI PRIVATE LESSONS - 2 PEOPLE
60 minutes
420
480
Additional player
75
80
5 hours taster package
1900
2185
10 hours power package
3500
4025
GROUP LESSONS
90 minutes Adults
140
160
60 minutes Juniors
1510
1660
90 minutes Juniors academy session
4095
4500
Before signing up for any group lessons, please check with coaches for schedule and availability
COURT AND EQUIPMENT BOOKING
60 minutes tennis court booking
FOC
200
60 minutes ball machine hire
150
250
Racket hire
25
25
To view the full brochure, please click here
All prices are per player.
12 week term, 1 session per week
12 week term, 2 session per week
48 hours booking window applies includes court booking per racket