At present we have 4 coaches, all LTA registered and all safeguarding documents have been checked.
MARGARET WHITEHEAD – Recently awarded the Lawn Tennis Association (Yorkshire) Lifetime Achievement Award for Services to Tennis, she will now go through to the National Finals at Wimbledon. Margaret is Chairman of York Tennis Club but has been a great supporter of Copmanthorpe – she presently coaches a group of Ladies on Tuesday mornings.
JACK WOOD – Jack plays for our first men’s team and has coached at the club for a few years now. He has junior classes after school on a Wednesday and, from Easter, Tuesdays.
DUNCAN BRADSHAW – Relatively new to our club, Duncan is already building a good reputation in Copmanthorpe. Duncan reached a ranking of 15 in the UK as a junior and has since coached many junior National Champions. He has also been awarded Professional Club Coach of the year. At the moment Duncan has group and individual lessons on a Saturday afternoon and all year 5 pupils at Copmanthorpe Junior School for 2 x 1 hour sessions a week.
JONNY KAY – Jonny is a new coach for the club. He also plays for the first team and won our club First Team Player of the Year. Jonny is hoping to introduce new sessions in the coming season.
– Coaches generally charge up to £35 an hour for individual lessons but this can vary depending upon the coaches’ experience
– All juniors of the club receive 20% discount on any classes. The coaches claim this back from the club