Coaching Team

Head of Junior Coaching

Dale Simmons - LTA Accredited Level 3 Coach and PTR Qualfied. Dale leads junior group coaching and inspires juniors every week, all year round, rain or shine! Originaly as one of the top juniors at the Club, he worked his way up to performance player level and then decided he wanted to pass his knowledge onto younger players. He's always fun on court and teaches with great integrity and knowledge of the game.

Phone: 07906 134690
Email: [email protected]
Private Lessons - Shalford LTC £30/hr members (+£5 guests) / Private Court £35/hr (within 5 miles)

Head Coach

Matt Trevail - LTA Accredited+ Level 4 Coach (CRB and first aid certified), with a degree in Sports and Exercise Science from Exeter University. With over 15 years coaching experience. Matt is currently also Head of Tennis at Woking Lawn Tennis Club, the Surrey 9U team manager and St Catherines Senior School coach. He has also developed numerous juniors from complete beginners to top national level players, including managing the 12U Surrey boys team to win the Nationals in 2015 and 2016. He manages a team of experienced, as well as exciting up-and-coming Coaches at both Shalford and Woking tennis Clubs. 

Phone: 07792 761595 
E-mail: [email protected]
Private Lessons - Shalford LTC £35/hr members (+£5 guests) / Private Court £45/hr (within 5 miles)

Junior Coach

Andy Mercer - LTA Accredited Level 2 Coach (currently studying for Level 3). Andy has been at the Club since the age of 8, having developed a great all round game under Matt and the teams guidance. After playing to a good level competitively as a junior Andy took part in an apprenticeship at Camberley Tennis Club to complete his LTA Level 2 Coaches Award. He then moved back to join the team at Shalford in September 2019 and has since been accepted onto his Level 3 qualfication in April 2020. A great fun coach who is already very popular with many juniors at the Club.

Phone: 07960 347660
Email: [email protected]
Private Practise Session - Shalford LTC £20/hr members (+£5 guests) / Private Court £25/hr (within 5 miles)

Part-time Coaches

Charlie Singleton - LTA Level 2 Coach. 07572 220705 or [email protected]
Private 'practise sessions' - Shalford LTC £20/hr members (+£5 guests)

Ashley Mount - RPT National Professional / ITA Professional Tennis Coach. 07769 810550 or [email protected] (also coaches at Woking LTCC)
Private lessons - Shalford LTC £30/hr members (+£5 guests)

Jonny Thomson (Friday Adult Group)  - LTA Level 4 Licensed Coach. 07931 855131 or [email protected] (also Head of Junior Tennis at Woking LTCC, RGS and Tormead School)

Assistant Coaches
Xan Cullen - LTA Level 1
Alex Bayley - LTA Level 1
George Stuttard - LTA Tennis Leaders Award
Ted Reeves - LTA Tennis Leaders Award
Connor Wilderspin - LTA Tennis Leaders Award
Fay Humphries - LTA Tennis Leaders Award (at University)
Sophie Thompson - LTA Level 1 Assistant Coach Award (at University)

New Coaches
Anyone interested in joining the team or getting advice on starting out in coaching, please email [email protected] ("Tennis Leaders" courses for assistant coaches 14yrs+ are run in partnership with Woking LTCC every summer).