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Kick-Starting Tennis In Wolverhampton

Kick-Starting Tennis In Wolverhampton

The challenge of encouraging more people from Wolverhampton to play tennis has underpinned the launch of a Community Tennis Network, which has made an encouraging start. Wolverhampton Lawn Tennis and Squash Club has been enlisted by the LTA to lead the network,...

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Quality Tennis At County Championships

Quality Tennis At County Championships

Finley Cook and Eloise Yates were among a string of fine performances at the 2018 Staffordshire Annual County Championships at Wolverhampton Lawn Tennis & Squash Club. Cook and Yates were named Male and Female Players of the tournament respectively after winning both...

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SURFACES

TENNIS COURTS

ACRYLIC INDOOR COURTS

WEEKLY ORGANISED SESSIONS

The club benefits from 5 different court surfaces with a total of 15 superb tennis courts. Most are floodlit including a state-of-the-art artificial clay, 5 Tiger Turf blue and green artificial grass courts, 3 natural grass courts and 2 porous macadam courts.

Our show courts have LED lights fitted. We have 3 excellent acrylic indoor tennis courts also with LED lighting which can be booked using our MyCourts online booking system to guarantee tennis all year round. We cater for all levels of play from absolute beginners to national standard. Mens and Ladies teams play in the Staffordshire League and there are internal doubles and singles leagues as well as regular social and club competitions. Members mix-ins are held every Monday evening and Saturday afternoon.

As a LTA Tennismark+ club, we are active within the British Tennis scheme.  You can join British Tennis for free as a club member and if you “Opt-In” you will be entered into the annual LTA Wimbledon Ballot draw.

Within the club is a Head Rackets shop carrying a comprehensive range of rackets, balls, accessories, You can purchase club clothing via our online Team shop. There is also a comprehensive Everypoint racket restringing service.

MEET THE TEAM

Members and Non Members are welcome to benefit from coaching at the club. 

Discounts are available for Members; Non Members must pay a visitors fee (adults £5, Under 18 £3) at the club reception or directly to the coach.

PAUL HODGETTS

PAUL HODGETTS

EVERYPOINT RACKETS MANAGER

Paul has many years experience working in a variety of different areas of tennis.  Over this time he has developed a wide range of skills that enable him to work in all aspects of the club tennis programme. Paul’s main interest is working with players of all ages and abilities on a one to one basis to help achieve their goals. Paul has played junior and senior county tennis for Staffordshire and as a junior he reached county level in both squash and badminton. He can be reached on 07966 315211.

Coaching Rates £25 (60 minutes) £19 (45 minutes) £13 (30 minutes)

AMBER QUICK

AMBER QUICK

CLUB DEVELOPMENT COACH

Amber has been coaching for over 10 years now. She specialises in mini tennis and adult development players but is involved in all areas of the programme. Tennis has always been a passion of Amber’s and she has played the game since the age of five. She has represented the county at both junior and senior level. She is also the club’s ladies first team captain. Her goal is to bring passion to the player so they can realise their full potential. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced competitive player Amber can help you to reach your goals. You’re never too old or too young to start playing the game. Amber can be reached on 07841 656997 

Coaching Rates £20 (60 minutes) £15 (45 minutes) £10 (30 minutes)

NICK MORRIS

NICK MORRIS

TOURNAMENTS COORDINATOR

Nick is a highly motivated and energetic tennis coach. Nick delivers high intensity sessions, which can be combined with great technical analysis of all the strokes. Nick has played for the county at junior and adult level with an LTA rating of 4.2. He is the club’s junior competition organiser, with the aim of getting players competing more often. With over 10 years of experience Nick is one of the club’s racket re-stringers, for which he holds the ERSA certified stringer award. Nick can be contacted on 07811 119608

Coaching Rates £25 (60 minutes) £19 (45 minutes) £13 (30 minutes)

SIMON BIRD

SIMON BIRD

PERFORMANCE COACH

Simon is the head of under 10 Performance at the club and is an LTA Level 5 licenced coach. He has been coaching for a long time and has worked with all standards, ages and in many different environments. He still enjoys coaching enormously and currently works within all aspects of the Everypoint programme. A senior Shropshire player, Simon coaches to national standard performance and can be reached on 07890 583724.

Coaching Rates £25 (60 minutes) £19 (45 minutes) £13 (30 minutes)

JO WEBB

JO WEBB

TENNIS COACH

Jo is extremely passionate about tennis having made a career change into coaching in 2009.  Jo works with juniors and also specialises in coaching adult beginners.  Jo’s philosophy is to believe in yourself, encourage, enjoy, have aspirations and determination, hit lots of balls, get them in court and the wins will follow! Jo can be reached on 07776 282520.

Coaching Rates £17 (60 minutes) £13 (45 minutes) £9 (30 minutes)

MAX THOMPSON

MAX THOMPSON

TENNIS COACH

Max has reccently completed his apprenticeship here at the club and has been a valued member of the wolverhampton team for several years now. Max has great connection with the younger players here at the club and often works on the younger squads adding a great energy to the lessons.
Max will also be leading on all of the internal competitons that we host under the supervision of Paul & Nick. Max can be reached on 07960 063011.

Coaching Rates £12 (60 minutes) £6 (30 minutes)

CLAYTON EDGE

CLAYTON EDGE

COMMUNITY TENNIS COACH

Clayton has been head coach at Walsall Tennis Club and has now taken on the community tennis coordinator role at WLTSC. Working at West Park, Aldersley Leisure Village and schools & partnerships. Clayton loves developing children and adults of all standards on a one to one basis in high energy sessions. He is also a sponsored player on the touchtennis tour and urges you to try another great racket sport. Clayton can be reached on 07780 777774

Coaching Rates £22 (60 minutes) £12 (30 minutes)

SAM WICKS

SAM WICKS

TENNIS COACH

Sam grew up playing and coaching tennis at WLTSC and after 12 years coaching tennis in Bristol, he has returned home to join our coaching team.
Sam thoroughly enjoys working within all areas of the Everypoint Programme, but specialises in building both mini tennis and junior performance players. Over the last few years he has individually coached several county and regional players in the South West. Sam is also a big believer in showing adult players that by embracing good technique, they will improve faster and play tennis for far longer in life.
Sam is a former Avon County player and has captained two university teams to division victory. He looks forward to working with you all once again at his home club! Sam is currently Level 3 Licensed Coach but will shortly be undertaking his Level 4 qualification. Sam can be reached on 07843 046992

Coaching Rates £20 (60 minutes) £12 (30 minutes)

CLASSES

Everypoint TENNIS MIX-IN

A coach run session for intermediate to advanced players; players are organised into doubles fours to play for a period of time. They are then rotated into different groups so you play against different players.  A great way to meet new people and practice your doubles. Tennis Mix-In is on a Monday at 6:30pm & Saturday at 2pm.

Everypoint RUSTY RACKETS

A fun introduction to tennis, the club and the Everypoint coaching team. This session runs with lots of drills and simple coaching tips. A great way to play regularly, learn the basics and meet like minded members. Rusty Rackets is on a Tuesday at 12pm, Wednesday at 7pm and Friday at 7pm.

Everypoint CARDIO TENNIS

Cardio Tennis is for anyone who wants to work on their fitness regardless of whether they play tennis or not. It does not require any tennis skills but is all about keeping your heart rate up and burning calories on the tennis court. Great for footwork and great for fitness!

Cardio tennis is on a Friday at 6:45am, 8am and Sunday at 10:15am.

Everypoint TEAM TRAINING

Team Training is for any player in the club who is working at team level or wants to improve and work their way up to a team. In this session you will get to do some doubles specific drills to improve your teamwork.  You will also play some sets with a variety of people to help develop your match play. This session takes place on a Tuesday night outdoors and players meet in the pavilion at 6:30pm.

Everypoint TOTS TENNIS

Monday 14:00 – 14:30

Wednesday 14:00 – 14:30

Friday 09:30 – 10:00

Everypoint LADIES TENNIS

Ladies tennis is on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning and it consists of some doubles drills to work on your overall game. It’s specifically aimed at doubles so lots of volley drills and net play. After the drills there is some match play to work on your overall game in both doubles and singles. Our Everypoint coaches will advise which session to attend and there is a termly fee.

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