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 summer holiday courses here

Please download an application form for the after-school  courses from September  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