Surrey
James Auckland
After an impressive career as an ATP professional, GB Davis Cupper and Grand Slam player, James wanted a new challenge…so he had three kids!  Though he's a Level 5 Master Performance Coach who has worked with top 100 players, he says playing tennis with his kids has reminded him of the joy tennis can bring to people’s lives. As our lead programme designer, if young ones are busy splatting monsters in their space-themed tots sessions or not so young ones are re-living last week's winning shots in the pub, James can go to bed happy... until his kids wake him up, that is.
Amy Pistorius
Amy is a passionate tennis player and coach. She is LTA qualified and a Level 3 Licenced Coach, Having grown up in a tennis coaching family, learning to coach from age 12, she has coached children and adults of all levels in the UK, Germany and in the USA working for two seasons on team, at the world renowned Nike Tennis Summer camps in South Carolina. She has also worked on teams with other top coaching organisations in the UK in London, Surrey and Sussex and has acted in the capacity of Lead Coach at large summer camps. Amy has a high playing standard and is confident in coaching anyone, from tots to high flyers, with a vast amount of experience coaching individuals, running large school programmes, working with children with special needs and team squad training. Amy brings fun, youth and passion to the tennis court and is both tennis wise and experienced beyond her years

Become a Premier Tennis coach

We employ coaches at different levels to run and support a wide variety of programmes. Currently, there are opportunities to coach on our club, school, park and holiday club programmes, as well as individual private lessons which we are regularly asked about.

All Premier Tennis coaches are required to be DBS checked and have the relevant first aid qualification; they must also successfully demonstrate their coaching ability and attend training sessions with our coaching team as required. Get in touch with us to find out more.

What do Premier Tennis coaches receive?

Premier Tennis coaches are rewarded well, and in return, we expect a high degree of professionalism – which is nothing less than our customers demand or deserve.

We have excellent opportunities for ongoing coach education with our in-house partner Growing the Game. This enables us to create bespoke coaching courses for achieving Level 1 and 2 or above, often at a discount, with like-minded and motivated coaches.

You will also benefit from our own additional training, as we are committed to ensuring all our coaches are fully up to speed on age-appropriate drills and teaching techniques, as well as customer service expectations.

Further off-court support is available to our in-house coaches and local partners in the form of mentoring, marketing, customer service and administration, finance and legal advice.

How you can join the team

If you are an existing or aspiring coach looking for additional work, get in touch on 01865 689754 or fill in our contact form and we’ll get back to you.

If you are an established manager of coaching programmes keen to go to the next level to grow your tennis business, drop a line in the first instance to our Director of Tennis, James Auckland, to see how we can help.

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