All coaching is run by LTA registered coaches from Matthews Tennis Coaching (MTC). 
The programme is managed by Level 5 Head Coach, Nigel Matthews.

Julia Searle lead coach and TENNIS SUSSEX DEVELOPMENT COACH OF THE YEAR.  Julia runs much of the junior coaching as well as adult groups and individual lessons.  She is an experienced LTA Level 4 coach who has represented Middlesex in every age group from u14 to Seniors.  She was ranked in the top 20 juniors nationally and went on to represent Arkansas State in NCAA Div. 1.  She has coached 3 juniors who have gone on to become GB #1s in their age group. 

Ruby Lane runs our Junior Sessions on Saturdays, Tuesdays and Fridays.  She is an LTA Level 3 coach. She plays for Storrington in the top Division of the Sussex Leagues. 


Adult Coaching
Julia currently runs adult group sessions as follows, but these can change based on the needs of the groups: 
Mondays 9am-10.30am, 10.30am-12pm, 7.30pm- 8.30pm and 8.30-9.30pm
Thursdays 10.30-11.30, 11.30-12.30 and 12.30pm-1.45pm.

Individual coaching is available at any time - visit to see current availability.

Junior Coaching
Led by Julia Searle and supported by Ruby Lane, our Junior Coaching follows the  programme.  For more details, see the Juniors Group Coaching tab


For any coaching enquiries please contact Nigel at
To book individual lessons with Julia please contact her directly at or book directly at 


Non members are welcome to organise coaching with MTC at the club.  However, as a non-member of the club, in addition to the coaching cost there is a visitor fee of £5 (£2 for juniors) each time you have a lesson.  Envelopes for your visitor fee are available from the coach or in the club house.  Please add your name and date/time of your lesson before placing in the box just outside the gate