Mark Smythe Table Tennis

Australia's no. 1 coach

Two more quality Coaches join MSTT Coaching Team

Karen Li (NZ) and Trevor Brown are the lastest editions to be part of MSTT Coaching Team. 

Karen is a dual Olympian (1996 & 2000 representing NZ) and was one of the dominant players in Oceania from 1998 - 2011 winning many NZ Women's National Singles titles plus 3 Oceania Singles Titles and Oceania Cup in 2011. She also coached in New Zealand for many years at Auckland TT Club and played a big part in helping players improve their level and become State and National Champions. Karen stopped playing in 2011 and now has a young child.


Trevor represented Australia at 2004 Olympic Games, 2002 & 2006 Commonwealth Games plus a host of World Championships and other International tournament. He won two Bronze Medals at 2000 C'wealth C'ships (Men's Doubles and Team Event) and was Australian Men's Doubles Champion (with Russell Lavale) 4 times and Oceania Men's Doubles Champion twice. Trevor played professionally in France for 11 years and is now working in the Psychology industry where he specialises in "brain mapping". Through his work, Trevor went to 2013 World Individual C'ships and collected data from nearly 250 players and currently is being utilised by a professional Club in Poland to help improve players, coached by former Aust. Coach (1996 - 2000) Jerzy Grycan.


Both Karen and Trevor are looking forward to help players improve their standards, ranging from beginners to elite and juniors to adults.

Cost for Karen is $60 per hour

Cost for Trevor is $55 per hour

To book a time with either, contact Mark on 0411 493 054 or