Looking for a Tennis Coach in Spelthorne? Meet our Coaching Team

Looking for a Tennis Coach in Spelthorne? Close to Ashford and Staines, our highly experienced professional LTA/PTR qualified tennis coaches deliver high quality, fun individual and group tennis lessons at private homes, tennis courts, clubs and venues throughout Middlesex, including Ashford, Staines, Laleham, Shepperton, Wraysbury and Egham.

Our leading tennis coaches also provide tennis lessons and coaching for players of all ages and abilities throughout Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Surrey.

Spelthorne Community Tennis Centre

Steve Savage

Tennis Director

Steve is an LTA Level 4 Senior Performance tennis coach in Spelthorne who brings over 20 years’ experience to his role of Head Coach at Tennis Focus Academy.

A former full-time player on the David Lloyd National Squad, Steve ranked 89 in the world and No.1 in Middlesex in the over 35s.

Steve is passionate about making tennis accessible to everyone and has wide experience of coaching individuals of all standards and abilities, from complete beginners to Britain’s elite players, VIPs, celebrities and royalty.

Steve has, and continues to play, a lead role in the development of tennis in Spelthorne and works in partnership with the Council to introduce and promote free, accessible tennis programmes for the community.

As well as instrumental in developing and overseeing tennis courses for nurseries and schools throughout Surrey and Middlesex, Steve coaches an extensive range of group and individual lessons, from beginner and improver lessons for adults, to junior and Mini Tennis courses. Whatever your level, Steve will ensure you have fun and get the best out of your game.

In rare moments away from tennis, Steve enjoys watching F1 racing, scuba diving and fishing.

Richard Spelthorne Community Tennis Centre

Richard Varley

Head Coach

Richard is a LTA/PTR qualified instructor and has over 8 years experience of being a tennis coach in Spelthorne. Richard coaches junior and adult players of all standards, ranging from beginners through to performance standard. He is also the coach/manager for the Team Spelthorne at the Surrey Youth Games which have picked a number of gold medals under his guidance.

A top player in the borough, Richard plays competitive in the Surrey County Leagues and is Captain of Tennis Focus Academy Men’s First Team.

Aside from tennis, Richard enjoys playing football and is a qualified referee. He is currently undertaking a degree in Sports Therapy.

Spelthorne Community Tennis Centre

Duncan Bailey

Coach

Duncan is a LTA Level 2 and BTCA licensed tennis coach who has worked with Tennis Focus Academy for five years. Duncan coaches individuals of all ages but predominantly works with Tennis Focus Academy’s junior players.

An accomplished tennis player, Duncan currently plays competitive in the Surrey County Leagues.

Duncan is passionate about music and is lead singer and guitarist in a band called ‘Hailler’. They play all over London including the 02 Academy – check out their music on Google.

Nadia Tognelli

Coach

Nadia is a LTA Level 2 and BTCA licensed tennis coach who has worked with Tennis Focus Academy for five years. Nadia coaches individuals of all ages but predominantly works with Tennis Focus Academy’s junior players.

 

 

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