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National Junior Program

For Players aged 8 through 15, Tennis Canada now offers three National Junior Training Programs across the Nation. The objective of these programs is to provide supplemental training and professional assistance to the region’s top juniors, working in conjunction with their clubs and personal coaches.

Vancouver’s TC National Junior program (ages 8-15) Based out of the North Shore Winter Club, is the country’s third Junior National Training Program which is serving Western Canada’s Alberta and British Columbia. The program is lead by Tennis Canada’s Head National coach, Oded Jacob and Spanish native, Ruben Alcantara. A variety of selected young athletes are currently part of this unique program, which delivers a vibrant world class competitive training environment.

Members of the program include: National Junior Training Program (BC):

Under the leadership of Oded Jacob, during the 2014 -2015 season the program continued its steady growth. 17 players involved ranging in age from 8 to 15 years.


  • Benjamin Sigouin
  • Jack Davis
  • Kiran Phaterpaker
  • Jerry Huang
  • Matias Benedyczak
  • Lachlan Robertson
  • Luka Vukovic
  • Henry Ren
  • Alexandra Nielsen
  • Alexandra Vagramov
  • Olexandra Gorchanyuk
  • Jessie Gong
  • Leena Bennetto
  • Stephanie Silva
  • Elizabeth Prilepin
  • Danielle Tuhten


  • Head Coach – Oded Jacob
  • Assistant Coaches – Ruben Alcantara & Kamil Pakjowski
  • Fitness Coach – Anthony Findlay (Level 10)


Tennis Canada Western Training Centre Guidelines click here.