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

Sue Sheath

Secretary

Jen Hinchley

Treasurer

Milo George

Deputy Chair, Marketing, Mens and Mixed Captain

Lorraine Hutton

General Support

Jacqui Harrod

Club Administrator

Josh Wraith

Main contact for Simply Tennis

Emily Churchill

Social Secretary & Ladies and Mixed Captain

Theresa Pearson

Welfare Officer

Rachel Fenton

Welfare Officer Support

Miles Evans

IT Support and Website Admin

Still have questions?

 

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