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Ashod Paloulian

Professional Tennis Player & Coach

Passion and Dedication For Tennis

Shooting Star Tennis was founded by professional tennis player and coach Ashod Paloulian. Ashod has been playing tennis since he was seven years old and was a professional tennis player in his hometown of Aleppo in Syria. In 2016 he moved to Australia with his young family and began a new career as a tennis coach. He is based in Sydney and offers group and private tennis coaching lessons to all age groups.

Ashod is passionate, patient and dedicated and has an excellent rapport with his students. He takes his job very seriously and it is his dream to help children realise their goals and become great tennis players. He is also passionate about giving back to his new community and volunteers part of his working week teaching tennis for free to children from disadvantaged backgrounds.

In addition to his experience as a professional tennis player, Ashod has a Community Coach Certificate, has worked as a volunteer with Tennis Australia, and as a professional coach with Tony Tennis.

What Our Clients Have To Say

" Ashod is teaching my son who is 10 for last 2 terms now. We have seen a considerable improvement in my son's technique as well as other kids who are being trained by Ashod. We see your commitment, dedication toward sport and more importantly for kids development. We appreciate your effort in instilling good fundamentals which will help all the kids in their future pursuits. "


" It was a great chance for my daughters, Lilyan & Marian to have a coach like you. They love tennis because of your patient and interesting way of coaching. They always remember your tennis lessons and they will be grateful if you give them more. Wish you all the best, now and in the future. "


" My daughters Helen and Mariam love Ashod’s tennis classes, they are always very excited about learning to play tennis because he makes the classes a very fun experience. Ashod is talented, friendly and has a great personality. "


For All Ages

Tennis Lessons & Coaching


Want your little one to learn a fun new sport while also developing their gross motor skills? Our preschool classes incorporate basic tennis skills such as learning forehands, backhands, volleys and serves. Servicing Sydney-wide.


Our older children learn the fundamentals of tennis including forehands, backhands, volleys and serves. We also focus on developing technique and mastering gross motor skills. Servicing Sydney-wide.


Want to improve your game or learn how to play in a fun, competitive and supportive environment? Our adult’s tennis classes focus on basic skills such as mastering forehands, backhands, volleys and serves as well as helping develop technique and style. Servicing Sydney-wide.


Our senior tennis coaching classes are a great way to socialise while staying fit and maintaining balance, hand-eye and whole body coordination. You will learn to build on your skills in a fun, supportive and social environment. Servicing Sydney-wide.