Meet The Team

Meet The Team

Dave Boland
Club Pro & Manager

Dave Boland has worked in the capacity of Manager-Club Pro at the Welland Tennis Club since 1993.

Dave enjoys all facets of the game – from being part of the on-court action to helping develop the behind-the scenes teamwork that adds to the success of the WTC. The opportunity to use his skills, techniques and expertise to assist people improve their tennis play, whether beginner or intermediate, is especially satisfying for Dave.

Dave has coached great players in various age categories, including Frank Dancevic (Canadian #1), Stefan Simeunovic (Ontario #1, ATP ranked), Simona Stepanovic, Payton Dith, Lara Perdonna, and Jibran Mohammadi.


  • Member, Tennis Professionals Association (TPA) -Club Pro 1
  • Club Professional 1
  • First Aid/CPR Certified


  • 2016 to present – Niagara Tennis Academy
  • 2014 to 2016 – St. Catharines Racquet Club
  • 2014-2016 and 1991-1997 – Welland Indoor Tennis Club – 1999-2012 – White Oaks Tennis Staff
  • 1990-1992 – Fort Erie Tennis Club

Contact Dave to arrange for Private/Semi-Private Lessons

Board of Directors

Linda Anderson, President:

Els Swart, Vice President and Communications:

Tiiu Mennie, Secretary:

Rob DePetris, Treasurer:

Gwen Pinto, Membership:

Mike Holmes, Facility Maintenance:

Dave Tunikaitus, Junior Program Development:

Kathi Pizzacalla, Social Convenor:

Get Involved

Getting Involved in the Welland Tennis Club (click here for roles for the 2023 season)

We are always looking for volunteers to help out at events during the season.

We’d like to hear from you. Let us know how you would like to help. Send us an email at