The Team

Our Coaches

We’re proud to have an impressive coaching team here at Downend & Frenchay Tennis Club. Our coaching programme is run by the Simply Tennis Team and all of their coaches are highly qualified with a natural ability to connect with players of all ages and abilities, ensuring everybody reaches their full potential.

Andy Hutton

Andy Hutton

Head Coach

Qualifications
LTA CCA Level 4 (Club Coach Award)
LTA Accredited + Coach
DBS registered
First aid qualified
Public Liability insured
Experience


Playing experience

County champion
-4/6 rating (UK)
-2/6 rating (France)

Coaching experience
Avon County Junior Coach and Captain
Avon County Senior Captain
Coach to SW Rover National Squad
Coach to GB players at international events

Rates

Individual: £23 for 45 minutes

Small Group: £14 per person

Contact Details:

Mobile: 07757 572291
andrewhutton111@btinternet.com

Other Services

Racket restringing

Chris Counter

Chris Counter

Club Coach

Qualifications
LTA CCA Level 3 (Development Coach Award)
LTA Accredited Coach
DBS registered
First aid qualified
Public Liability insured
Experience

20 Years of coaching

Adult & junior coaching

Mini Tennis

Individual & group coaching

Delivering coaching to all levels & abilities

Talent ID in schools

 

Rates

Individual: £20 for 45 minutes

Small Group: £12 per person

Contact Details:

Mobile: 07877 160316
cacounter@googlemail.com

Josh Wraith

Josh Wraith

Club Coach

Qualifications

 

LTA Level 3 Coach
LTA Accredited + Coach
Cardio Tennis
DBS registered
First aid qualified
Public Liability insured
Experience

 

8 years of coaching
Mini Tennis
Adult & junior coaching
Individual & group coaching
Performance hits
Delivering coaching to all levels & abilities
Rates

Individual: £20 for 45 minutes

Small Group: £12 per person

Contact Details:

Mobile: 07432586498
josh.wraith57@gmail.com

Other Services

Racket restringing

Paul Brown

Paul Brown

Club Coach

Qualifications

 

LTA Level 3 Coach
LTA Accredited Coach
DBS registered
First aid qualified
Public Liability insured
Experience

 

20 Years of coaching

Adult & junior coaching

Mini Tennis

Individual & group coaching

Delivering coaching to all levels & abilities

Talent ID in schools

Rates

Individual: £20 for 45 minutes

Small Group: £12 per person

Contact Details

Mobile: 07796147767

brownhousehold8@yahoo.co.uk

 

Kirstie Daunton

Kirstie Daunton

Club Coach

Qualifications

 

LTA Level 2 Coach
LTA Accredited Coach
DBS registered
First aid qualified
Public Liability insured
Experience

 

7 Years of coaching

Adult & junior coaching

Mini Tennis

Individual & group coaching

 

Rates

Individual: £15 for 45 minutes

Small Group: £8 per person

Contact Details:

Mobile: 07966265514

kirstie.knapp@yahoo.co.uk 

 

 

If you are interested in becoming a coach core tennis coach apprentice please see below for more details:  

Hello from the DFTC Committee

“Downend & Frenchay TC is a lovely club with fantastic courts and a great atmosphere. We have regular tennis sessions throughout the week for all ages and abilities, as well as a busy social calendar. Take a look around the website for more information or drop the committee a line.”

Penny White

Chair

Jen Hinchley

Treasurer

Milo George

Deputy Chair, Marketing, Mens and Mixed Captain

Lorraine Hutton

General Support

Jacqui Harrod

Club Administrator

Emily Churchill

Social Secretary & Ladies and Mixed Captain

Theresa Pearson

Welfare Officer

Miles Evans

IT Support and Website Admin

Josh Wraith

Main contact for Simply Tennis

Still have questions?

 

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