Our Coach

Derek Rogers is the Head Coach, having  been coaching full-time for 25 years and at Chelmsfordians Tennis Club for 16 years. He is an LTA licensed coach qualified to Senior Club Coach Award level. He is a former Captain of the Essex mens Over 45s and still regularly represents Essex in that squad. Non-members are welcome to join coaching sessions and pay a small supplement in addition to that paid by club members.


During term times, there are fourteen junior after-school classes each week covering all age groups from Mini-Red up to Year 13.

We also run junior holiday courses in the main Easter and summer holidays as well as the May and October half-terms.

Please download an application form for the after-school  courses here

Please download an application form for the Summer holiday courses here


We run Ladies’ coaching groups on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9.30 am to 11.00 am with a maximum of twelve players per session. Additionally, Derek organises regular ‘Ladies’ Coaching Days’.  They last for 5 hours and include technical drills, video analysis, lunch and a tournament.

Adult Improvers Group

Thursdays 7:15 – 8:30 pm

Come to an evening coaching session with Derek and then stay for Social Play.  This session is proving extremely popular so contact Derek to check availability.  Non-members are welcome.

If you would like more information regarding any of these  courses, please phone Derek on 07885 874031 or email [email protected] or download an application form here -  Coaching Application Form