COACHING TEAM

COACHING TEAM

Rob Briggs  Programme Manager at Chesterfield Tennis Club

Has over 25 years coaching experience across the whole tennis spectrum from tots as young as 2 up to seniors, across all levels from beginners to working with the best players in the country. Different roles have seen him involved from grass roots community development work through to running National junior Camps for the governing body (Lawn Tennis Association). He has also had the privilege and opportunity to travel internationally and captained junior GB teams. Recently having the opportunity to run a 9 court 3 indoor 6 outdoor facility running and devising the coaching programme junior/senior with 750 members and devising new initiatives to help the club continue to grow and develop. On a personal playing level he still plays to a reasonable level flying to Germany 6 weekends a year to represent a German tennis club in their League matches as well as playing for his current club in league matches for the men’s 1st, mixed 1st team and also the Aegon team.

Andy Bell

Senior Coach

Qualifications

LTA Level 3 Licensed Coach
Cardio Tennis Instructor
Disability Tennis
NVQ Level 3 in Tennis Coaching
NVQ Level 2 in Sport & Physical Recreation
BTEC National Diploma in Coaching

Experience

I have been playing tennis since I was a junior, and began my coaching career 10 years ago. I was mentored by Ashley Broomhead, who produces the highest standard players. Personally, I have produced club and county standard juniors. I also do a lot of work with disability tennis, ensuring tennis is inclusive.

Tony Wilson

Senior Coach

Qualifications

LTA Level 4 Licensed Coach

Experience

I have been a full time coach for 20 years, mainly working at Chesterfield Lawn Tennis Club, except for a two year period at the Edgbaston Priory Club, Birmingham and in Dubai. My key areas of coaching are club level junior players and adults.

Aidan Robson Performance Coach

LTA Level 4 coach Aidan Robson brings a wealth of experience for junior development and performance tennis whilst having a proven track record in producing around performance players. Aidan has been coaching tennis for the past 10 years and has developed his coaching experience within high performance centres and universities across the country. Alongside on court coaching he worked towards a BSc in Sports Coaching degree from Leeds Met University in 2012 and applies his theoretical understanding of coaching and player development on a day to day basis.

Ryan Spragg

Coach

Qualifications

LTA Level 3 Coaching
BTEC Sports Developing and Coaching Qualification

Experience

I have been a member and represented CLTC for around 6 years.
I play for the Men’s 1st team on a regular basis.