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Spencer Mackoff
Director

Spencer Mackoff grew up in Vancouver and attended Lord Byng Secondary during high school. While involved in other sports, Spencer dedicated significant time to tennis during juniors and university. 

 

Spencer began coaching when he was hired to teach programs by the Vancouver Parks Board in 2005. Since then, Spencer has taught at community centres and tennis clubs across the city, before founding Summer Smash in 2012.

 

Spencer first developed his passion for teaching at a young age, later pursuing a career as a teacher and coach. In both athletic and academic contexts, Spencer is driven by a commitment to equity and excellence.

 

Off the court, Spencer enjoys movies, the ocean, and cycling.

 

  • Tennis Canada Instructor Level 1

  • First Aid and CPR-C certified

  • 18+ years coaching experience

  • McGill University Varsity Tennis Team 2010-2012

  • University of Toronto Varsity Tennis Team 2014-2015

  • BA English, McGill University 2012

  • MA Cinema Studies, University of Toronto 2014

  • BEd Secondary Teaching, University of British Columbia 2016

  • BC Ministry Certified Teacher

  • IB Certified Teacher

  • San'yas Anti-Racism Indigenous Cultural Safety - British Columbia Core Training

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