Alastair inherited the reigns for the Toronto Men's Tennis League from long time President and friend Fraser MacDonald who retired from the role at the end of the 2018 season. Since then, Alastair has managed and overseen the TMTL as its League President.
In addition to his role with the TMTL, Alastair is the Owner and Director of The Supreme Court. Alastair helps oversee the day-to-day operation of both The Supreme Court Toronto, as well as The Supreme Court Sierra Vista, while leading TSC's Performance Junior Programming.
Alastair is one of only twenty-five “Tennis Canada Club Professional 3” coaches in the country. Alastair is a “Tennis Canada Coach 3” and is also certified as a Tennis Professional by the United States Professional Tennis Registry, along with certifications for Wheelchair Tennis and Cardio Tennis.
From a performance coaching standpoint, Alastair has helped produce U12 Provincial Champions, U16 Provincial Champions, U18 Provincial Champions, and U18 National Champions. Alastair has helped athletes to reach the top 100 of the International Junior Rankings and has been thrilled to have helped players achieve wins over junior players ranked top 10 in the world. From a traveling perspective, Alastair has toured with ITF and WTA ranked players and was honored to have coached (under Ben Armstrong) 2015 Parapan Am Games Wheelchair Tennis Doubles Bronze Medalist, Joel Dembe.
Alastair currently leads the U10, U12, U16, and U18 Provincial Training Center Match Play Re Groupings on behalf of the Ontario Tennis Association. Alastair is a Team Ontario coach for the U18 National Junior Championships and has assisted as a former part time employee in Tennis Canada’s Junior National Training Centre program in Toronto. From September 2018 – September 2020, Alastair was one of two Directors of Player Development with Elev8ed Sports Solutions, a boutique tennis training agency developed to produce and manage the next crop of professional tennis players from Canada. In 2019, Alastair was presented Tennis Canada’s Coaching Excellence Award for his contribution to the training and results of Canadian national champions.
Paul serves as the TMTL's mediator for situations where a potential conflict of interest might arise with the acting League President. In particular, Paul's role is to mediate situations involving clubs that the League President might be involved with from a ownership, contractual or employment situation.
Paul has been a leader within the Canadian tennis professional industry for the past 24 years. He is currently the Tennis Director at The Boulevard Club where he has worked for 11+ years.
During his coaching career, he has been fortunate to engage in a wide range of coaching opportunities involving player development, coaching development, and tennis operations.
Paul has always been very passionate about player development. Over his career he has coached several NCAA scholarship athletes. He was one of the U10 National Training Center coaches between 2006 and 2011. In 2008, and 2009, Paul joined the Team Ontario Coaching staff and supported Ontario’s top U12 players at both the Summer and Winter National Championships.
His involvement in coaching development began in 2010, when he was asked to help facilitate the Tennis Canada Coach 2 course. Paul is still an active course facilitator who is heavily involved with the new Club Professional 2 course. In addition to his role as a course facilitator, he has presented at several TPA Coaching conferences and webinars.
Paul is certified by Tennis Canada at a Coach 3 and Club Professional 3 level. He has been fortunate to work with many of the top coaches in Canada and in several private tennis Clubs in the GTA. In 2015, he was recognized by the TPA and received the award for Club Professional Excellence.
Working in cooperation with the Philpott Inner City Children’s Fund, Paul developed a free winter tennis program for children in the Parkdale community. Each year this program provides an opportunity for local children to play and grow through the sport of tennis. Paul is hopeful to expand this program in 2022 and encourage other indoor facilities to support the mental and physical development of children in the Toronto area.
Paul serves as Vice-Chair Player Development on the OTA Board of Directors.