Coaching staff

Tom Warburton is our Head Coach. Please contact him if you have any questions re: the coaching programme, individuals or the holiday programmes.

The coaching team

Level 4 Coaches, first aid trained, DBS checked and accredited:

  • Dave Harrild: “I have been a LTA level 4 qualified coach for 20 years. 6 years coaching at Blackheath Tennis Club (interim head coach 6 months). I have been at Shooters Hill for 11 years and been coaching full time for 2 years there. My coaching career started at Eltham Park South Community tennis in 2000. I have played for Kent County and have won singles doubles and mixed titles at Blackheath Tennis Club and multiple titles at Shooters Hill.”
  • Robert Ratcliffe: Qualified Coach

Please may all parents remember that they are responsible for the care of their children who are not in lessons at the club. Obviously the coaching team will take care of any children during the sessions, but will not be responsible for any siblings left on site.

Many thanks.

The Directors

Junior Coaching

Welcome to TW Tennis Coaching’s LTA Youth Programme!

We offer a comprehensive programme which gives the opportunity to all to learn and develop their game.

Here you will find groups for all ages and abilties to either start your child’s tennis journey or give them the chance to grow and improve their skills and start to compete.

If you are already part of the programme please rebook onto your regular session.

If you are unsure on what group to sign up for please contact us –

Please remember that you must be a member of Shooters Hill Tennis Club to join the coaching programme.

Link to book coaching online 

Adult Coaching is now live on the coaching page

Link to book coaching online 

Please email our new head coach Tom Warburton on if any queries re adult or junior sessions

Related links:

• Lawn Tennis Association

• Kent Lawn Tennis Association

• Tennis Foundation

• ATP World Tour

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