Spencer Mackoff


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, later going on to play for McGill and the University of Toronto's varsity tennis teams.

Spencer began coaching at Mount Pleasant Community Centre at the age of 15.  Since then, he has coached at the UBC Tennis Centre, Vancouver Lawn Tennis Club, Dunbar Community Centre, and Kerrisdale Community Centre.


Spencer developed his passion for teaching during high school and later in university as a teaching assistant. During the school year, Spencer is a high school teacher. Off the court, Spencer enjoys movies and biking.


  • Tennis Canada Instructor Level 1

  • First Aid and CPR-C certified

  • 14 years coaching experience


  • McGill 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