ZGHLHRYTSSWCMLD.20080125211727Scott Doerner loves tennis and as the youngest Australian in history to earn an ATP Tour point, you would think he started honing his tennis skills early, and he did.

In fact, Scott has been playing tennis ever since he could hold a racquet in his hand at the age of three years old.

Tennis runs in the family’s blood, parents Peter and Cynthia were both touring pro’s in the 1960’s and 70’s where mother Cynthia held a career high ranking of #15 in the world. Both parents still teach tennis today.

Upon being the #1 ranked junior player in Australia in the 16’s age group and making his Grand Slam debut at the Junior Australian Open in his hometown of Melbourne.

Scott accepted a scholarship offer to play college tennis at the Perennial Top 10 NCAA Division I program at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA.


2006 NCAA Division I National Champions: Pepperdine Waves

During his four stellar years at Pepperdine, Scott earned NCAA All-American honors twice, was named All West Coast Conference Player of The Year twice and was the number 1 player on the NCAA Division I National Championship Team when Pepperdine defeated Georgia in the 2006 NCAA Division I Team Championships.

Furthermore, Doerner and partner Andre Begemann reached the final of the NCAA doubles championships in 2006, along the way beating current ATP World Top 10 John Isner.

They would ultimately lose a tight match to the Illinois duo of current ATP Top 30 Pro Kevin Anderson and his partner Ryan Rowe.On completion of college, Scott played professionally on the ATP Tour-capturing a career high ranking of #639 in the ATP singles rankings.

scott-resume-sales-letterIn 2007, Scott landed back at Pepperdine and was a Volunteer Coach for the Men’s Team helping to develop the next generation of Division I All-Americans and future ATP Touring Professionals out of the legendary program in Malibu.

Coach Doerner ultimately transitioned from coaching the Men’s team to working with the Pepperdine Women’s team. Scott coached the Pepperdine women’s Team as an Assistant Coach for 6 seasons.

Scott graduated Cum Laude with a degree in International Management and was inducted into the Pepperdine Athletic Hall Of Fame as one of the most decorated players in it’s rich history, a history that includes dozens of All-Americans and multiple top 100 ATP Tour Professionals.

Scott now coaches privately in the Santa Monica/Brentwood area and loves working with players of all ages and skill levels. He lists his hobbies as all sports, especially golf where he plays off a handicap of 5.

He is a passionate Australian Rules Footballer and likes to have a body surf when the waves are breaking in Santa Monica. Scott and his brother Austin have picked up a new racquet sport recently known as Paddle Tennis and they are currently the 4-Time defending U.S. Open Champions…