Director of Tennis - Arnie Benidor
Arnie Benidor is from France and has been in the tennis industry for 30 years. He started
playing the game at 7 years old and later at 14 years of age went off to train at the
world famous Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy where he spent 6 years. Arnie
worked his way up through the ITF junior circuit where he played a couple times in
the Orange Bowl Tournament. He achieved a World junior ranking in top 300 in
singles and top 130 in doubles. Arnie also worked his way onto the ATP Tour
achieving a professional doubles ranking.
Training and travelling, Arnie spent some of his days practising with professional
players such as:
Xavier Malisse, Tommy Haas, Marcelo Rios, Mardy Fish, Mark
Philippousis, Max Mirnyi, Justin Henin, Martina Hingis, Monica Seles,
Mary Pierce, Serena & Venus Williams, Jelena Jankovic, and amongst
Following the short time playing on the Tour, he found his passion in coaching.
Having coached beginners all the way through to a professional WTA player, with
over 17 years of coaching experience, Arnie now shares his knowledge and nurtures
all the players he works with. Arnie has been at Four Oaks Tennis Club since 2006
Arnie recently won the "Warwickshire LTA Performance Coach of the Year 2017"
Head Tennis Pro at the Ritz Carlton Hotel & Spa in Bahrain
NESTA Personal Trainer
Nominated Warwickshire LTA “Coach of the Year 2015"
Winner! Warwickshire LTA "Performance Coach of the Year 2017"
Represented Men’s Warwickshire County
Dan joined the Four Oaks coaching Team in 2012 and coaches all ages and
Dan went to Repton School where he played for their 1st team and lead onto
winning the Thomas Bowl & Youll Cup Tournament.
During his playing years he trained at the Nick Bollettieri Academy, Sergui
Bruguera & Juan Carlos Ferrero Academy to help further and improve his career
where he achieved an ATP singles ranking.
Dan currently plays for Men’s Derbyshire County where he has represented
them in the Division 1 League.
Katie has spent the past 14 years coaching around local clubs including Sutton
Coldfield and Streetly. During that period she also spent some time working
along side Alan Jones at the La Manga Resort.
Katie has been the new addition to our Four Oaks coaching team and joined the
Team in 2016.
She is very enthusiastic about her coaching and enjoys helping players of all ages
Katie has also played to a very high level where she represented the women’s
Aegon Premier league (reached finals 2 years in row) and was top 3 in Cyprus in