Coach Profile

Nelson Cuellar
021 0499 671
Tennis Monsters Director, High-Performance Squad Head Coach
Head Coach at Eden Epsom Tennis Club


Nelson has been a high-performance player since the age of 8-years-old representing Bogotá, Colombia in local, regional and national tournaments. Experienced in motivating youth to achieve goals, Nelson is a student-focused coach with a wealth of experience and knowledge in professional tennis coaching, training and student relations.

Passionate about tennis, Nelson thrives on using knowledge and ‘skill sets’ to accomplish objectives and motivate students to achieve their full potential through intensity, discipline and desire.

“Consistency, passion, desire and hard work make real life champions!”

Coaching Style

  • Systematically divided into levels and skills called ‘My Tennis Journey’
  • Empowering
  • Highly intensive


  • Tennis NZ Registered Coach
  • AJC Tennis NZ
  • LOA Certified Coach
  • ITF Level 1 JDC
  • ITF Level 2 Club Professional (in progress)
  • Bachelor of International Business Management

Coaching Experience

  • Tennis Coach since 2005 in the USA and New Zealand
  • Coach at Kohimarama Tennis Club
  • Assistant Coach at Next Generation Tennis Club
  • Head Coach at Takapuna, Birkenhead, Greenhithe and West Harbour Tennis Clubs
  • Head Coach at Eden Epsom Tennis Club (current)

Career Highlights

  • Junior performance tennis player at national tournaments
  • University tennis team captain and player
  • Next Generation Tennis Club top team captain and player 2013
  • West Harbour Tennis Club top team captain and player 2015