Coaching Director

Luciano Cestari  LTA Level 3 Qualified - Accredited +

I have played competitive tennis in Argentina  and South America.  I have

more than 25 years coaching experience at Performance and Club standard.  I

have worked in prestigious tennis academies in Spain and Portugal, namely

Sanchez-Casal, Barcelona and The Vale de Lobo Tennis Academy in Portugal.

I was a Director-Partner of a large Tennis Academy in the Algarve, my role

involved directing an ITF 10k and a 25k International Tournament each year.

I have 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 I have worked in the UK, I have

developed 2 UK N*1 players, one of them has won several national

competitions.  I still enjoy playing and competing at club level.


Mobile number 07538 656905

Email [email protected]


Head Coach

Roberto Pacheco-Escobar LTA Level 3 Qualified - Accredited +

I am a very enthusiastic coach who enjoys coaching players from beginners to

competitive standard.  I have helped beginner players achieve a standard

that allows them to play league matches and compete with people at their own

club and at other clubs too.  I have a great rapport with Junior players,

some of whom started playing tennis with me at a very young age and now

represent the county in U8, U9, U10 and U12 competitions.

Mobile number 07703 770917

Email :  [email protected]

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. [email protected]

Clay's mobile is 07773 491531


For our Junior Groups and Camps we also bring in additional qualified coaches who meet our high standards