Head Coach of Tiger Tennis, Kensington Lawn Tennis Club, Seymour College and Adelaide course presenter for the Australian Tennis Professional Coaches Association (ATPCA).
Dane grew up as one of South Australia's top junior players claiming a number of Junior Titles in Adelaide and country SA. He worked closely as a junior under the guidance of David Sanders, Roger Rasheed and Ray Woodforde. He continued to compete in National Championships around Australia and then toured the United States reaching semi finals and finals of tournaments in San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle. Dane is a Pembroke Old Scholar where he represented the college in the 'Memorial Drive' team from 1996 through to 2000. 2 years in a row Dane won the SA independent schools MVP award in the Drive's Division 1 comp. Dane has since represented his association in many inter-association tournaments and has also competed in Pennant and Div 1 senior competitions where he has been captain of 4 division 1 premierships. Over the last 20 years Dane has coached hundreds of South Australian children and adults, successfully taking them from beginner to club and tournament levels. Dane also has a passion for aviation and holds his private pilot license (PPL) within Australia.