Our Team

The QCF Community Club is delighted to have such a brilliant group of coaches delivering our sessions, under the guidance of Head Coach, Kate Maurici. 

Kate Maurici - Head Coach

Kate is a former Barrister and Senior Government lawyer. She now heads up Maurici Tennis. She is an LTA Level 3 Accredited+ coach and has extensive experience of developing parks tennis venues and has won previous LTA awards for best Community Venue.  She is also the Surrey County Training coach for the 8U girls and boys and 9U girls. Kate is passionate about encouraging and retaining girls in the sport and persuading more women to become coaches. She also delivers local tennis sessions to those with Dementia and Parkinsons at the Kew LiveWell Centre. Kate is an LTA local Referee, and runs many recreational and inclusive events which are open and accessible to all. Kate is also a Councillor on the Surrey Tennis Council.

 

Clare Knowles - Coach

Clare is an LTA Level 3 Accredited+ coach with nine years coaching experience. She has worked at the Bank of England Sports Centre, Raynes Park Residents Lawn Tennis Club and Sheen Parks Tennis, coaching all ages from beginner to intermediate club players. She has also helped to train and support The Ball Kids team at the ATP End of Year Finals at The London O2 for the last six years. Clare loves encouraging everyone to enjoy the process of learning to play tennis and to learn to embrace the challenges that players meet on court.