Poppleton has an outstanding coaching programme and an exceptional coaching team!

At Poppleton, we are committed to encourage youngsters and adult participation in tennis through our many LTA-supported development programmes.
Our head-coach Belinda Turnbull and her team of assistants offer a wide range of coaching programmes and tennis camps for juniors and adults.
We currently have over 170 young players regularly attending Belinda’s ever popular sessions on a weekly basis throughout the year.

The coaching team:

Head Coach:

Belinda Turnbull LTA Pro Coach Level 5 -
18.7 singles/ 14.9 dbls, Over 60's Yorkshire County captain, GB veteran, ex-Lincolnshire County player, Yorkshire league player, Poppleton Mixed Doubles 1st team captain.

Junior Club Development Coach:

Ben Walker LTA Level 3 - 

9.1 rating, Yorkshire League Player, Head Coach at Wigginton, Mixed Doubles 1st team captain for Wigginton and Men's Yorkshire team tennis captain. 

Junior Performance Coach: 

Nick Turnbull LTA Level 3 -
1.1 rating, 5.6 singles/3.8 dbls, Ex ITF British Tour Player, Yorkshire League Player, Mixed Doubles Yorkshire champion, ex BUCS university men's 1st team player for Leeds Beckett and Poppleton mens 1st team captain.

Rebecca Turnbull LTA Level 2 - 

2.2 rating,13.4 singles/ 11.0 dbls ex Yorkshire County Player, ex British Tour player, Yorkshire league player, Mixed Doubles Yorkshire champion, ex BUCS university women's 1st team player for Leeds Beckett and Poppletons Mixed Doubles 1st team player. 

Ash Dearing LTA Level 3 - 

7.1 rating, ex Yorkshire junior player and head coach at Ethelburga's School.