Hartlepool Lawn Tennis Club Ltd

Hartlepool Tennis Club is owned by Hartlepool Lawn Tennis Club Ltd which is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. The Company is managed by three directors who volunteer their time and experience.


CHAIR OF DIRECTORS: Paul Asensio 

Paul Asensio lives in Hartlepool with his wife and children. Named County and Regional '2021 Volunteer of the Year', as well as 'National Runner-Up, Paul has led the management of the Club since 2016. He is in charge of finance, business management, marketing, legal and club discipline. Contact Paul with any business enquiries. [email protected]


MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR: Vera Pyrah

Vera Pyrah is a retired teacher from Stockton-on-Tees. Vera’s one of the club's directors and heads up our membership services. This includes new applications, renewals, benefits, leagues and coaching. Reach out to Vera if you have any questions about joining the club, or if you’ve already signed-up, about how to get the very most out of your membership. [email protected] 


FACILITIES DIRECTOR: Dave Nicholls

Dave Nicholls is one of our directors, as well as one of our team captains. Dave has responsibility for our venue, overseeing the ongoing development and maintenance of our courts and clubhouse. Volunteers are always needed to support Dave, so please look out for maintenance days and opportunities to lend a hand.  [email protected]


HONORARY PRESIDENT: Lyn Grylls

Lyn has been a member of the Club for many years and has fulfilled a number of key responsibilities in that time. She has been Treasurer (a job she continues to this day), Chair and Trustee. Lyn was chosen to be Honorary President in 2020 in recognition of her dedication to the Club, taking over from Ken Lupton who retired after a number of years of service.  The role of President is ambassadorial, includes ceremonial duties and involves representing the Club and its members.