Alessio Barbieri


Expert in developing young juniors into strong club players, State and National tournaments.

Alessio was born in Italy and has been living in Melbourne for the last 15 years, and is now qualified both in Australia and Europe. He started playing tennis at 12 years old and developed a passion for the game straight away. He competed both nationally and internationally into his 20’s, before becoming a full time High Performance Coach with the opportunity to work at many different academies around the world with elite players.
He worked with junior players from all over Italy, Spain, Serbia and Australia including working with Fabio Sartori (Andreas Seppi coach,) and was part of the team’s Renzo Furlan (former 18 atp ranking). He participated in the Italian national coaches conference from year 1994 to 2000 and then continuing this on in Australia. Alessio has been a part of the Musta team for over 10 years at multiple venues and he also worked for 5 years at Kooyong Lawn tennis club, lookong after the High performance junior and post junior players. His current role includes High performance training for Musta, Rowville Sports Academy, Scotch College and our tournament camps.

Qualifications & Expertise

Maestro F.I.T ( Federazione Italiana Tennis)
Maestro Tecnico level 3 C.S.I (Centro Sportivo Italiano)
Tennis Australia level 2 club professional
Biomechanic sport level 2.

Down The Line Questionnaire

Motivation to coach: Passion for tennis, to see Players improving day by day, year by year, gives me so much joy, i feel lucky and greatful to be on court everyday and challenge myself, being inspired by my players and learn from them.


Worst habit: eating too much “pasta”


Who do you consider the most beautiful person in the world: My Mum


Favourite song: più bella cosa- Eros ramazzotti


Favourite movie: pulp fiction


Advice that has stuck with you or quote that you live by: every action has a purpose. when every action has a purpose, every action has a result.


If you could invite any 5 people to a dinner party who would they be: Roger Federer, Alessandro Di Battista, Denzel Washington, Sabrina Ferrilli, my father.