The Coaching Team
We have a team of 4 Coaches and many tennis leaders
James Harding (LTA Level 4 Senior Performance Coach)- Pictured above
James has been coaching for 14 years and has worked within various club within Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire. James Coaches all the performance and invitiational groups at Caunton and works with those children who aspire to a high club or county level and above. James is currently working with several of our juniors who are part of the Notts County training team. He was awarded the 'Nottinghamshire Coach of Year' award for 2017.
James is currently the Notts Under 9s county captain and also coaches on the Under 8's county training programme.
James is available for private lessons for both adults and juniors.
Jon Penney (LTA Level 3 Coach)
Jon is a Level 3 coach and works with our mini tennis players, older juniors and adults. Jon also runs one of the our cardio tennis sessions which are a great fun for adults
Jon is available for private lessons for adults and juniors.
Maria Cotton (LTA Level 3 Coach)
Maria is a Level 3 coach and has come through our coaching programme as a junior and has now joined the coaching team . She has undertaken her Coaching courses through the LTA along with our guidance and now coaches juniors and adults.
Maria is available for private lessons for juniors and adults.
Zeferino Antonio (LTA Level 3 Coach)
Zef is a Level 3 coach and is a graduate from Nottingham Trent University where he studied Coaching and Sport Science. Zef played at county level as a junior and represented both college and university 1st teamsin BUCS.
Zef is also the Nottinghamshire County Capatin/ Coach for the Girls 12 and under county team.
Zef is availble for private lessons for juniors and adults.
Jamie McDermott-Brown (LTA Level 3 Coach)
Jamie is an LTA Level 2 Coach who has experienced of working with all ages and also Cardio tennis.
Jamie is also available for private lessons for both juniors and adults.
Daniel Smith (LTA Level 2 Coach)
Dan is an LTA Level 2 Coach and has been here with us at Caunton for around 10 years. He was coached by James and was given a tennis Scholarship to Worksop College at the age of 13. He has competed for our Men’s and Mixed tennis teams.
James Thompson (LTA Level 1 Coach)
James is an LTA Level 1 Coach and has been here with us at Caunton for around 15 years when he stared playing as a young junior. He is now starting his level 2 and looking to move up the coaching levels. He has competed for our Men’s and Mixed tennis teams.
James is also available for hitting sessions.