Coaching during the Pandemic

The LTA have now told clubs that 1 on 1 private coaching can be resumed, but must abide by their recommendations.

If you are interested in having some coaching lessons, then please contact either Chris or Matt who are both keen to start coaching again.

Here are their contact details . . .


Chris Hearn

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Phone, text or WhatsApp – 07976 254165

Chris is a very experienced tennis coach and has taught all age groups and levels, from beginners to experienced players, and even professional players at Club, County, National and International level, for over 30 years. He has played competitively for 27 years, including at the World Championships, and more recently winning both singles and doubles at National Championships. He still actively competes on the playing circuit at Seniors level, representing England & Great Britain.


Matt Swanston

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Phone, text or WhatsApp – 07896 688180

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Matt has been a full-time coach since 2007, following playing at Kingston and Woking Academies as a junior, rising up to a 4.1 rating, as well as representing Exeter University in BUCS league (reaching final in 2006). Outside of tennis, Matt is fanatical about his Gym, Football and more Tennis!