The Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort has
appointed Mr Sean Panton as Director of Tennis.
Panton, a British national born in Malawi, has
been teaching tennis since 1994. Since then he has been advancing
the tennis skills of players of all levels at venues such as the
Hyatt Regency Macau, the
Four Seasons Resort in Chiang Mai, the
Royal Garden Pattaya Sport & Fitness Club, and the JW Marriott
Phuket Resort and Spa.
A resident of Phuket for 16 years, Panton was
also General Manager of Thanyapura, the Phuket International
Academy Sports & Leisure Club.
“Sean’s vast experience as a tennis coach and
working at a senior level in sports-related activities in many
international cross-cultural settings make him ideal to direct
tennis operations at Outrigger,” said Tony Pedroni, the resort’s
Aside from tennis, Panton is a leading advocate
for environmental protection, corporate social responsibility and
inclusive community relations. In 2011, he created SEEK, an
environmental civil society movement helping to consolidate green
initiatives in Phuket.
Beyond tennis and environmental protection,
Panton is a surfer, husband and father with a passion for music.