Our Coaching Programme

Our Coaching Team

Our Head Coach is Justin Layne, who coaches at the Club on Mondays, Fridays and Sundays. Justin is supported by a team of coaches, including Andy Lingley (tel: 07803 598126; email: andy.lingley@hotmail.com) and Charles Harcourt (tel: 01223 240167 email: harcourtcs@yahoo.com). For biographies of the team click on the “Our Coaches” tab above.

Contact details

For coaching queries email cockshenscoaching@gmail.com

Autumn coaching courses

Autumn term coaching starts on Monday 9 September with enrolment either by email above, online below. Further details of individual courses and online booking can be found on the search facility at the bottom of the page. 

Our Autumn term courses

All courses last 13 weeks unless otherwise specified. Classes start: Mon 9 September and end: Sunday 15 December.

Unless specified otherwise, courses are open to all genders.

Note: There are no classes in half term week (Monday 21 October – Sunday 27 October) unless otherwise specified. 

Mini Juniors

Mini Tennis is a fun and exciting way for young children to get into the world of tennis. It is played on small courts with short rackets and soft balls. It's just like the real game and gives players opportunities to have long rallies and play different types of shots. ‘Mini Juniors’ are normally 6 to 10 years old and in school years 3-6. Unless stated otherwise, all courses are suitable for players of both sexes who may have played a little to those who have been playing a while.

Monday              16:30 -17:30           School year 2 (age 5-7)

Tuesday              17:00 -18:00           School years 3-6 (age 8-11)

Wednesday      16:30 -17.30           School years 3-6 (age 8-11)

Thursday            16:30 -17:15          School year 2 (age 5-7)

Saturday             10:00 -11:00          School years 3-6 (age 8-11)

Sunday                10.00 -11.00           Girls – school years 3-6 (age 8-11)

Juniors

‘Juniors’ are normally 11 to 15 years old and in school years 7-10. Unless stated otherwise, all courses are suitable for players of both sexes who may have played a little to those who have been playing a while.

Monday                16:30 -17:30           Ages 11-13 

                                   17:30 -18:30           School years 7-10 (age 11-15)

Wednesday        17:30 -18:30           Boys tennis - School years 7-10 (age 11-15)

Thursday             17:15 - 18:30          Girls tennis – School years 7-10 (ages 11-15)

Friday                    17:30 - 19:00           Performance Junior Boys Invitational*

                                   19:00 - 20:30          Performance Junior Girls Invitational*

Sunday                  11:00 - 12:30           Invitational* including strength and conditioning and     doubles 

* It is not possible to book invitational courses on line. They are not a closed shop, but form part of the progression route through the coaching system.

Adults  

Monday              10:00 - 11:00              Get back into tennis

                                 19:00 - 20:00              Ladies: 3rd team* squad practice

                                 18:30 - 20:00              Mens 1st and 2nd team* squad practice

                                 20:00 - 21:00              Ladies: 1st team* squad practice

Tuesday              18:00 - 20:00              Cardio tennis coming soon - watch this space!

Wednesday      09:00 - 10:30              Intermediate

                                 18:30 - 19:30              Men: 3rd team* squad practice

Thursday            17.30 - 18.30              Club social coaching (1)

                                 18.30 - 19.30              Club social coaching (2)

                                 18:30 - 19:30              Mixed: Intermediate/advanced

Friday                   09:00 - 10.30              Social doubles skills and coffee

Saturday             12:00 - 13:00             Get back into tennis

 

* It is not possible to book invitational courses on line. They are not a closed shop, but form part of the progression route through the coaching system.