Introducing Our Performance Players:
Tristan McIntosh


Ryan Henry

Ryan won multiple Australian national singles and doubles titles as a junior and was a key member of Australian team that won the 16/U world junior championships held in Japan. By the age of 18, he had achieved rankings of World No. 1 in U/18 Doubles, World No. 16 in U/18 Singles, 271 in ATP Doubles and 424 in ATP Singles and competed in the Australian Open Mens Singles and Doubles main draw. Ryan retired early from the game at age 19 due to repetitive injuries and has since focused on developing a career as a tennis professional.

Qualifications

  • AICD Governance Foundations Directors Qualification
  • The EDG business essentials program graduate
  • Dent Business Accelerator Program graduate
  • Tennis Australia Master Club Professional and Diploma of Business
  • Tennis Australia Learning Facilitator certificate
  • Strength and Conditioning Level 1
  • Olympic Weight Lifting Level 1

Career history

  • 2004: Tennis NSW High Performance Coach
  • 2006: Tennis NSW Academy Head Coach
  • 2008: Head Performance Coach at Langley Tennis Club in London
  • 2011: Co-founded Voyager Tennis Academy
  • 2017: Joined the Tennis NSW board as a Director
  • 2019: Co-authored and published book ‘Winning on and off the court’

Ryan is responsible for the overall management and development of Voyager Tennis and is passionate about helping tennis thrive at all levels from grass roots right the way through to the professional level.

What I love about Tennis?
I loved the intensity of competing as a player and all the life opportunities that Tennis has provided such as character building, world travel and helping me to build a career. I’d like to share these opportunities and help as many players as possible to develop to their full potential as both players and as people.

Meet Full-Time Academy Player Tristan McIntosh

From starting our Full-Time Program in Year 7 to following in his father’s footsteps (who earned a tennis scholarship at BYU in Utah and became one of Australia’s top physiotherapists), Tristan’s progress has been incredible! Achievements:

🎾Climbed from 200+ in Australia to No. 7 in juniors.

🎾Runner-Up in the U/14’s Hardcourt Nationals in 2023.

Next Steps: Tristan is gearing up to transition onto the ITF World Junior Circuit.

Stay tuned to follow Tristan’s future successes!

By Ryan Henry, Managing Director of Voyager Tennis and Ex-Pro Tennis Player

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