Coaching and Courses - Play Safe & Stay Safe @ HTC

                                                                                                                                            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The HTC Coaching Team:

  • Club Coach (LTA Level 3 qualified) - Blaise Baheten-Metock
  • Assistant coaches (LTA Level 1 qualified)  - Holly Carter, Theo Glasspool, Rob O'Loughlin
  • School coaching welfare assistant - Paula Daly
  • Coaching Team Helpers: Dylan Changer, Jack Meddows-Taylor, Dan Meddows-Taylor, Izi Henderson, Samuel Baheten Metock, Clem Birkby, Clemmie Boyd, Billy Evans

Blaise has worked in the industry for many years and is an experienced tennis coach.  He has led coaching programs in different countries including France and the Republic of Ireland as well as England.
A successful ex player Blaise was a junior representative of Cameroon in ITF junior competitions in Africa and has won multiple tournaments both in France and Cameroon as a junior and senior player.

Blaise is interested in all sports. He enjoys nature and travel and is fluent in French. His coaching qualifications are updated annually, they include:

- Level 3 Coaching Certificate 
- First Aid Certificate
- DBS Certificate
- Safeguarding and Protection training

Holly and Theo were awarded their Level 1 qualification in 2019 and Rob was awarded his Level 1 in July  2021 .

In July 2021 all the team updated their Welfare & Safeguarding training.

Please speak directly with our Club Coach Blaise if you or your child has a medical condition that requires additional knowledge of/guidance for.

Coached Courses & Club Sessions

  • Our Saturday Drills & Skills sessions offer a turn-up and play fun session for mini-tots through to adults every Saturday in term time. See the Adult and Junior coaching sub-pages for more details.
  • We offer weekly coach-led squads for Mini-Tots, Minis, Juniors, Adults and Seniors which are detailed below. For further information including costs, availability and  dates please click on one of the main headings in bold blue. 
  • Organised club sessions for members only on weekdays and weekends are detailed on the subpages above. 
  • We welcome non-members to join our courses but request that you register with ClubSpark to become a 'contact' of Haddenham Tennis Club. (ClubSpark runs the new HTC website and venue management system which has been designed for tennis clubs on behalf of the LTA.) Once you select a course that you wish to enrol in, the registration form will automatically appear, enter your contact details and the course booking form will be available for you. Please note that we require Parent/Guardian contact details for all under 18's.
  • Payment for coached courses is via Stripe a credit card payment collection company, they do not store any personal details and are endorsed by the LTA. Please email the club if you have any queries.
  • All coached courses are subject to a minimum number of participants for the course to be viable. If there is a possibility that the session will not run we will give as much notice as possible. If there is no suitable alternative session a refund will be made.
  • Play Safe & Stay Safe @ HTC - it is the aim of the coaching team at HTC that all sessions are safe, accessible, enjoyable and welcoming. Should you have any concerns please contact our welfare and safeguarding officers at [email protected]
  • If you have any general queries on coaching please do not hesitate to contact [email protected] or call 07557 522675

THE AUTUMN TERM COURSES WILL COMMENCE ON FRIDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER AND WILL RUN THROUGH TO FRIDAY 17TH DECEMBER (INCLUSIVE).

THERE WILL BE A COURT CLOSURE FOR RESURFACING WORKS FROM 15TH NOVEMBER TO SUNDAY 5TH DECEMBER, COURSES WILL BE SUSPENDED DURING THIS TIME AND THEN RESTART GIVING A 12 WEEK DURATION FOR ALL COURSES EXCEPT THOSE ON FRIDAYS WHICH WILL HAVE A 13 WEEK DURATION.