SQUASH NEWS

World Number 145 Joins The EPRA Coaching Team

Miles Jenkins joins the team - The club is vey pleased indeed to add another outstanding coach and player to our every point Rackets Academy (EPRA) team of coaches from August 2020. “I’m really excited to start coaching at such a vibrant and high-quality club” says...

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COURTS

GLASS-BACKED COURTS

The club offers a vibrant squash and racketball section providing a diverse range of activities for all ages and abilities.

Our six courts are regarded as being of the highest quality in the area, this permits us to offer both organised activity and availability for members to play matches between themselves.

We offer the highest standard of coaching at the club from our Everypoint coaching team. All our coaches are highly qualified and bring a wealth of experience to ensure you improve and have a good time. We offer a variety of coaching opportunities including group and individual lessons . 

We also offer 5 internal tournaments throughout the year, squash and racketball leagues and team squash where we currently have seven teams playing in local leagues catering for all standards. In addition to this we have a weekly junior session for our younger members that includes both coaching and playing.

Our online MyCourts booking system ensures it’s really easy to book courts and enter events. You can book from your smartphone, laptop or at the touchscreen console located in the squash court area.

For more information contact our Head of Squash and Racketball who will be delighted to show you around the club and introduce you to other members so that you can enjoy your membership from the first day.

 

MEET THE TEAM

Getting more people playing more often

MARC HUGHES

MARC HUGHES

SPORTS MANAGER

Marc oversees all squash and racketball activities at Wolverhampton Lawn Tennis and Squash Club. His passion is to inspire others to get active and play sport. After 28 years serving in the Royal Air Force Marc joined the club in 2011. Marc will be inducting new members onto the squash and racketball courts, delivering beginner squash sessions and coaching racketball at all levels.
Since joining the club Marc has adapted to squash and racketball and has been a finalist in the Carver Cup Squash handicap and is the current Club Racketball Champion. Marc is an excellent example of how racket sports players can make the most of their membership through a positive attitude to learning.
LTA Accredited as a Level 4 Tennis Coach Marc is completing his England Squash Level 1 and Level 2 Club Coach award and has extensive experience of teaching and coaching at all levels and thrives on helping players achieve their full potential. A Sport Psychology Practitioner, Marc can call upon unique techniques to help players overcome the pressures of competitive play.
Marc can be contacted on 07766220275 or email at marc.hughes@wltsc.com

DARREN LEWIS

DARREN LEWIS

SQUASH & RACKETBALL COACH

Darren has over 25 years coaching experience and has coached all ages from under 11s to 75+. He has previously coached number one ranked national players, county and world ranked players. Darren is a former world number 107, was on the PSA world tour for three years and has previously won PSA events. He was 2015 Over 35 British Open and National Champion, along with being 6 times club champion. Team training, junior groups and individual coaching are his specialities.
For a 45 minute individual coaching session for members, Darren charges £26 for 45 mins for members.

Darren can be contacted on 07966 302053 or email at darrensquash@hotmail.co.uk .

STEVE PEARCEY

STEVE PEARCEY

SQUASH & RACKETBALL COACH

Steve qualified as a level 2 squash coach in 1995 and initially worked on a part-time basis with hard to reach youngsters, helping them to reintegrate into society though sport and mentoring. Since 2000 he worked full time within the local authority with charitable organisations, managing a variety of initiatives involving improving people’s health, wellbeing and lifestyle opportunities through sport. Steve has a range of qualifications including: ES Level 2 Squash and Racketball Coach (First Aid, Enhanced DBS and Safeguarding), NCFE Health & Fitness Instructor, UK Coaching Multi Skills instructor. Additionally, Steve is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management, a Level 2 Mentor with the Institute of Management Services and has a Further Education Certificate in Teaching (CTTLS).

Here at WLTSC, Steve is now offering squash and racketball coaching to all levels of player on an individual or pairs basis. He is also helping to expand our on-court coaching programme to ensure a full range of abilities are catered for at the club. Steve has a genuine passion for squash and racketball and his commitment to helping people improve is invaluable to those returning to the courts and those new to the sport, aiming to have fun and improve. 

MILES JENKINS

MILES JENKINS

SQUASH & RACKETBALL COACH

The club is vey pleased indeed to add another outstanding coach and player to our every point Rackets Academy (EPRA) team of coaches from August 2020.
“I’m really excited to start coaching at such a vibrant and high-quality club” says Miles.” I enjoyed being part of Wolverhampton’s squash 1st Team last season, helping them maintain division 1 status. I am looking forward to providing coaching to enable people of all standards make positive changes and improve their level of performance. Sessions will be specifically focused on each client’s individual needs. I will be available every Wednesday daytime through to the evening.
I currently sit at my highest world ranking of 145, winning multiple PSA Challenger Tour Events. I am a training partner and coach of world no.10 Joel Makin. I regularly feature in Premier Squash League matches for the Birmingham Lions and, in 2016, represented Great Britain at the World University Championships.”
Individual lesson rate: £30 for 45min.
Please get in contact with Miles via email: milesjenkins@hotmail.co.uk, or via text message/call: 07809155120.

CLASSES

EVERYPOINT JUNIOR SQUASH COACHING

Sunday Junior Squash 101 is one of our most successful sessions where children and parents can have fun on the squash and racketball courts. Our qualified squash coaches and experienced volunteers deliver structured sessions guaranteed to improve your racket skills and most importantly your fitness. Sessions are on every Sunday from 10am and are free for members and only £2.50 for non members. More advanced juniors can enrol on our Junior Academy scheme.

SQUASH & RACKETBALL MIX-IN

The squash and racketball mix-ins are a great way to develop your skills or even learn these sports! It’s a coach/volunteer led mix-in suitable for everyone. It is free for members to take part in and some equipment is provided. Meet with everyone at the courts and have fun!

WALKING RACKETBALL

One of our qualified coaches takes our Walking Racketball classes each week. This class is perfect for you if you are recovering from an injury or a little less mobile than you used to be. It’s also a great way for people of all ages to get into racket sports or even for tennis players wanting to hone their technique in a warm and friendly environment

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