Coaching and Courses - Play Safe & Stay Safe @ HTC
Our Coaching Team:
- Club Coach (LTA Level 3 qualified) - Blaise Baheten-Metock
- Assistant coaches (LTA Level 1 qualified) - Holly Carter & Theo Glasspool
- School coaching welfare assistant - Jan Morris
- Junior Tennis Camp coaching support - Rob O'Loughlin, Natalie Britnell
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, 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, which are updated annually, include:
- Level 3 Coaching Certificate
- First Aid Certificate
- DBS Certificate
- Safeguarding and Protection Trained
Holly and Theo were awarded their Level 1 qualification in 2019. They regularly help Blaise at Junior Tennis Camps and the Saturday morning pay and play sessions. Jan is a key member of our coaching support team and is responsible for school pick-ups and the welfare of children attending the After-School clubs. Our Junior Tennis Camps frequently require additional support and Rob and Natalie have both fulfilled this role.
Courses - Coached & Social Club Sessions
The website court calendar gives a quick view of when courses are running by court and date view - go to here
We offer weekly coach-led squads for Mini-Tots, Minis, Juniors, Adults and Seniors which are PAID for as well as organised social club sessions for members only on weekdays and weekends which are FREE. The subpages above give more detailed information.
Our course schedule is detailed below and for further information including costs, availability and dates please click on one of the main headings in bold blue.
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.
Racquet stringing service is available usually within 24 hours - call Blaise on 07490 960402 or email [email protected]
Play Safe & Stay Safe @ HTC - our welfare and safeguarding officers can be contacted at [email protected]
If you have any general queries on coaching please do not hesitate to contact [email protected] or call 07557 522675
* There is an outstanding 3 (Wed) sessions or 4 (Mon, Tue, Fri) sessions credit due to players enrolled in Autumn Squads - when squads re-start this credit will be applied.