Coaching Team

Coaching Team

We are very proud of our committed and talented coaching team.  All of our coaches are either LTA Accredited or working towards accreditation.  

Private coaching lessons

Private lessons are open to all players, adults and juniors.  All payments are made directly to the coach and prices include hourly court hire.  Lesson prices are for 1 player.  2 player lessons incur an extra £5 charge.   Group lesson requests of 3 players or more should be arranged direct with Sheen Parks Tennis.

To book a private individual lesson with a member of the team, please contact the coach direct or e-mail us to ask for further details.  Please note that each site has its own team of coaches.

LTA Accredited + coaches

Caroline Jordan (Co-Director Sheen Parks Tennis) 07917844294 (£45/hour)


LTA Level 4 Performance Coach.  Ex-National Player.  Caroline has been teaching in the area for over 20 years.  She enjoys coaching all levels of player and has been a Surrey County Coach for many years. Caroline divides her time between our Sheen sites and Cambridge Gardens.

Kate Maurici (Co-Director Sheen Parks Tennis) 07958292995 (£40/hour)

LTA Level 3 Coach and Referee.  Kate has been coaching in the Richmond area for 9 years.  Tennis coaching is her second career as a former Barrister.   She is Cardio Tennis and Inclusive Tennis trained and is also a Level 3 Personal Trainer and Sports Massage Therapist.  Kate loves her work as the Surrey County Training Coach for the 8U and 9U girls' teams.  She particularly enjoys building confidence in female players from juniors upwards, but also in players returning to the game after a break from injury or otherwise.   A keen LTA Referee, Kate is available to answer any questions on opportunities to compete in tennis. Kate is based at our Sheen sites.  

Simon Huddart 07584 020485 (£45/hour)

LTA Level 5 coach. Simon is coaching with us temporarily just during this Summer. Simon works at Cambridge Gardens and Sheen Common. 

Russell Smith 07748635536 (£45/hour)

LTA Level 4 Performance Coach. Russell has worked in the past at David Lloyd Raynes Park, Virgin Active Chiswick and the Annabelle Croft Academy.  He has 20 years of coaching experience and enjoys developing all levels of tennis.  If your goal is to compete in tournaments, or just become more active then Russell will be happy to help.  Russell is based at our Cambridge Gardens site.

Mark Bullock [email protected] (£45/hour) 

LTA Level 4 Coach and Inclusive Sport Development Advisor.  Mark is enormously experienced in delivering inclusive tennis. If you would like to try tennis or are already playing and are looking for a coach, or for help on how to start competing, then please call Mark.  Mark has experience of coaching wheelchair players, VI, Deaf players and LD. 

Kareen Suffren 07956734060 (£35/hour)

LTA Level 3 Coach Kareen is our Head Coach at Westerly Ware in Kew. She also coaches at Palewell Common.

David Polayah 07971102147 (£35/hour)


RPT Level 3 Coach. David is based mainly at our King George's Field site in Ham. He also coaches at Palewell Common. 

Nick Wheatley

Level 3 Coach. Nick is coaching with us temporarily. Just for the Summer. He coaches at King George's Field. 

LTA Accredited Coaches:

Rebecca Brook

LTA Level 2 Assistant Coach.  Rebecca has a Degree in Primary Education with a specialism in PE.  She played for the women's 1st team during her time at the University of Roehampton. She has been coaching tennis to children and adults for 8 years and also enjoys coaching cardio tennis. Rebecca's attitude to tennis coaching is that it has first and foremost to be fun!

Nigel Catlow 

LTA Level 2 Assistant Coach.  Nigel has been playing tennis since the 60's, starting in his home town of Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire. He competes reguglarly in League Tennis competitions across Surrey.  Nigel divides his time between Cambridge Gardens and Kingswood Tennis Club in Reigate.  His favourite player is Rod Laver, whom he was fortunate ennough to see play at Wimbledon. Nigel is based at Cambridge Gardens.

Thassorika Sooriya - LTA Level 2 Assistant Coach. Thasoo works at King George's Field and Westerly Ware.

Marcio Pereira de Silva

LTA Level 2 Assistant Coach

Bio coming soon 

Hettie Hunt

 LTA Level 1 Assistant Coach - Hettie works on our Junior Programme and loves the fact that her pupils come to the classes excited to play tennis.  Hettie enjoys passing on her tennis knowledge to the children and encouraging them to gain more confidence and most importantly have fun in their sessions. Hettie has played in Team Tennis for Sheen Parks Tennis, and was on the Division winning team in 2018. Hettie works at Cambridge Gardens.

Ella Maurici

LTA Level 1 Assistant Coach - Ella has played for our girls' teams throughout her time at Sheen Parks Tennis and has been Division Winner in 2 Surrey Team Tennis Competitions.  She also represented the London Borough of Richmond in their London Youth Games Tennis Team in 2018 and 2019.  She is currently studying for her Level 2 LTA qualification.  Ella works at our Sheen sites.

Mihai Nagit - LTA Level 1 Assistant Coach (£30/hour) 07876 258038

Mihai is keen to progress through the LTA coaching qualifications with the aim "to serve people who want to learn and enjoy the beauty of tennis". Mihai is based at Cambridge Gardens and King George's Field.

Brooke Samways - LTA Level 1 Assistant Coach

Current Qualified LTA Tennis Leaders:

Joseph Maurici, Edie Kemp, Ane Julve-Ros, Ines Julve- Ros, Madeleine Lacy, Alexandra Puianu, Vlad Puianu, Maike Sammartano, Alexander Harris, Florence Forde, Louisa Royle, Nell Newell, Eva Mitchell, George Buckingham, Max Meikle, Krisha Wagner


Sports Therapist

Jean-Pierre Guillonnet (JP) 07831806232  ITEC Level 5 Sports Massage(muscle injury) Therapist.

I have lived, played, coached, strung racquets and refereed tennis in the area all my life. In 2010, I studied anatomy, physiology and pathology as well as holistic massage at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham. Over the years I have developed a deeper interest and understanding in these areas and now specialise in sports massage. This is the manipulation of soft tissue in order to prevent or assist in recovering from sports injuries and enhance performance. It can be beneficial to non-sports people to reduce the tension in your muscles and help you to move  and feel betterI love making people feel better and help them in their daily lives.


Strength and Conditioning Coach

Stefan Joseph 07912648593  (£50/hour) BSc Degree in Strength and Conditioning from St Mary's University and Masters in sport, health and applied science. He has previously worked for the Watford F.C. Academy as a sports scientist/S&C Coach and has good experience working with tennis players.  His experience also includes high level rowers, elite youth runners, weightlifters, powerlifters, mixed martial arts fighters and academy level rugby players.  Stefan is also a Level 3 Personal Trainer and can help you with re-habilitation from an injury or just to meet your fitness and nutritional goals.  Stefan can train you either at home, outside, or at a local gym. 



Professional Coach Photos kindly provided by the fantastic Sheen photographer, Simon Groves. 





Where we teach

Here are the Sheen Parks Tennis venues where you can play.

  • 1

    Cambridge Gardens

    Clevedon Road, Surrey, TW1 2TA

  • 2

    King George's Field

    Ham Street, Richmond,, Surrey, TW10 7RS

  • 3

    Palewell Common

    Palewell Common Drive, LONDON, Surrey, SW14 8RF

  • 4

    Sheen Common

    Sheen Common, Fife Road, London, Surrey, SW14 7ER

  • 5

    Sheen Parks Tennis at Christchurch Hall

    Sheen Parks Tennis at Christchurch Hall, Christchurch Road, London, SW14 7AW

  • 6

    Sheen Parks Tennis at Holy Trinity School

    Holy Trinity C of E School, Carrington Road, RICHMOND, Surrey, TW10 5AA

  • 7

    Sheen Parks Tennis at Richmond Park Academy

    Richmond Park Academy, Park Avenue, LONDON, SW14 8RG

  • 8

    Sheen Parks Tennis at Sheen Mount School

    Sheen Mount Primary School, West Temple Sheen, LONDON, SW14 7RT

  • 9

    Sheen Parks Tennis at The Kingston Academy

    Kingston Academy, Richmond Road, KINGSTON UPON THAMES, Surrey, KT2 5PE

  • 10

    Sheen Parks Tennis at the Sheen Lane Health Centre

    Sheen Parks Tennis at the Sheen Lane Health Centre, 70 Sheen Lane, London, SW14 8LP

  • 11

    Westerly Ware

    Kew Green, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AP