OUR COACHING TEAM
Luciano Cestari LTA Level 3 Qualified - Accredited +
Luciano played competitive tennis in Argentina and South America. He has more than 25 years coaching experience at Performance and Club standard. He has worked in prestigious tennis academies in Spain and Portugal, namely Sanchez-Casal, Barcelona and The Vale de Lobo Tennis Academy in Portugal.
Luciano was a Director-Partner of a large Tennis Academy in the Algarve, his role involved directing an ITF 10k and a 25k International Tournament each year.
He has also been on the management team of the Portugal Grand Champions Tour
(2003-2008) working with top tennis players such as Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe and Thomas Muster. During the 10 years that he has worked in the UK, he has developed 2 UK N*1 players, one of them has won several national competitions. Luciano still enjos playing and competing at club level.
Mobile number 07538 656905
Ollie Miller LTA Level 3 Qualified
Ollie took up tennis at the age of 5 and during his teenage years, regularly competed on the local and Channel Islands junior circuit winning various competitions.
In 2012, he completed his Level 3 Club Coach qualification at Telford Tennis Centre, Shropshire and became Head Coach at Meads Lawn Tennis @ ROMPA.
He grew the junior membership from 60 to over 120 in one year, ran internal competitions for juniors and adults and helped the Men's 1st Team reach the upper divisions of the Sussex County Leagues.
He is also passionate about making tennis more inclusive and offers group sessions and 1-1 lessons to those with disabilities, e.g. learning disabilities, visual impairments.
He is based at the David Lloyd Club but looking forward to helping with the coaching programme at Meads as well.
Mobile number 07947 858349
Polly McCarthy LTA Level 2 Qualified
Noah Harries LTA Level 3 Qualified
Master Performance Coach
CLAY ILES is also available for lessons. Clay is a former international player, Clay competed 6 times, singles and doubles, in the Wimbledon Championships. He is an L.T.A. Level 5 Master Performance licensed coach. For several years he was coach to 7 British junior champions. 3 of these became leading players in the country.
Clay was a national trainer for 6 years responsible for the leading under 12s. Tim Henman was in the squad for 2 years.
Clay is available to coach all standards, juniors and adults, from beginner to open tournament level.
Mobile 07773 491531
INDIVIDUAL OR SHARED LESSONS WITH LUCIANO or CLAY £40, OLLIE £35
For our Junior Groups and Camps we also bring in additional qualified coaches who meet our high standards