Old Camberwell Grammarians' Association

Gallery of Achievement


Mr Peter Newton Owen (1978)

In 2011 Peter was awarded the Newcombe Medal for Coaching Excellence from Tennis Australia. In the same year he was named Victorian Club Coach of the year by Tennis Victoria and the Tennis Coaches Association of Victoria.

These awards complement Peter’s history of excellence in tennis coaching, and his commitment to encouraging participation in sport by young people. Peter has also contributed to the development of tennis in Australia, through his participation on the Boards of the TCAV and the Tennis Australia National Coach Advisory Group.

As a player Peter has enjoyed State, National and International success including a Gold Medal at the 2002 World Masters Tournament and being named Victorian Tennis Series Pennant Player of the Year in 2004.