Coaching Team

Will Hardiman - Head Coach at Henleaze Lawn Tennis Club Ltd & Cam and Dursley Tennis Club 

LTA Level 4 Senior Club Coach

LTA Accredited+ Coach

Fully LTA Licensed, First Aid Qualified, DBS approved and Insured 

Avon County Development Coach of the Year

Will has been coaching professionally for over ten years and grew up in a tennis family in Bristol. With a focus on delivering a diverse and exciting tennis programme, Will has experience working with both Juniors and Adults of all ranges of ability.  As a former top national junior and Avon County champion, Will has a wide understanding of the game which informs his coaching of technique and tactics on court and also makes his groups so much fun. 

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Our Team all have defined roles and there is a great balance of youth and experience across the team within the different elements of the coaching programme. The team is committed to developing every player within the programme and offering advice and guidance no matter what your level. The great qualities amongst the team are their shared enthusiasm, commitment and professionalism for the sport:

   Heather Forrest - Assistant Coach          
LTA Level 2 Accredited Coach
Heather likes to work with beginner and intermediate groups.  With a background in primary education, she particularly enjoys the Red and Orange ball groups.  Fun and play are an important part of learning and although children are asked to work hard it is within a context of enjoyment.  A keen club player and long time member at Henleaze,  Heather seems to know everyone and is a good person to talk to if interested in finding out more about the club. 

   David Hardiman - Assistant Coach            

LTA Level 2 Accredited CoachDavid is a retired school teacher. He has been playing tennis since he was ten. As a junior he was a national finalist and played for Avon county at junior and senior level. He has been a member of a tennis club all his life and is now a member of Henleaze Lawn Tennis Club. He coached and developed his three sons to national level and is familiar with the junior pathway. He is keen to impart this knowledge and expertise and love of the game into the coaching programme.

    Chris Wright - Assistant Coach                 
LTA Level 2 Accredited Coach - 
Chris likes to work with all ages and abilities. Friendly and fun, a popular choice for those new to tennis. A passion for coaching younger juniors and assisting with the junior Select groups at Henleaze Lawn Tennis Club.         

       Jacob Wilson - Assistant Coach                                              
LTA Level 1 Accredited Coach - Jacob has been playing tennis since age five and coaching juniors of all abilities since 2020. Jacob regularly competes in local tournaments and the junior tennis league, representing Henleaze.

All are LTA trained and DBS checked and recruited for the quality of their coaching, experience in working with young people and enthusiasm for playing tennis.