IRC Director, Tournament Players Program at Dean Road. PTR Certified Professional in Junior, Adult and (High) Performance Development Programs. PTR Member of the Year for 2010.. Stepson of the late Sheila Evans (Dowdeswell) - former Wimbledon player and renowned professional tennis coach. Originally from Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia) - educated at Prince Edward School. His 3 children - Nicola, Gareth and Stacey all won State tennis titles with Carmel High School. Des has coached at IRC since February, 2000.