Coaching at Wilton

Wilton Tennis Club have contracted the services of Wilton Coaching Ltd to deliver a comprehensive coaching programme for both adult & junior members. Please contact Marc Beckles to discuss any your coaching requirements regarding both individual and group lessons lessons on 07877571349 or email: headcoach@wiltontennisclub.co.uk

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Wilton Coach Profiles

Marc Beckles
Head Coach

Qualifications

  • Level 4 – LTA Club Coach Award (Working towards Level 5 Master Club Award)
  • BTCA Gold Member and LTA Accredited +
  • Safeguarding & Protection in Tennis
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • DBS Check

Responsibilities

  • Manages the full tennis programme at Wilton
  • Delivers group sessions on both the junior and adult programmes
  • Delivers sessions on the Holiday Camps
  • Delivers individual lessons to both juniors and adults
  • Represents the club in the men’s first team
  • Committee member – Head Coach
  • Manages the club’s social media pages, website and newsletter

Tennis History

  • Over 15 years playing experience
  • Over 10 years coaching experience
  • Finished playing career with an LTA 2.1 rating
  • headcoach@wiltontennisclub.co.uk
  • Highest UK men’s ranking of 37
  • Worked within a team travelling with one of Britain’s top junior


Piers Herfet-Jones
Assistant Head Coach

Qualifications

  • Level 4 – LTA Senior Performance Coach Award
  • Level 2 – Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • LTA Accredited + Coach
  • Safeguarding & Protection in Tennis
  • Emergency First Aid at Work & DBS Check

Responsibilities

  • Assists in the management of the junior and adult programmes
  • Delivers group sessions on both the junior and adult programmes
  • Delivers sessions on the Holiday Camps
  • Delivers individual lessons to both juniors and adults
  • Represents the Wilton men’s first team
  • Committee member – Men’s Club Captain
  • Manages the club’s social media pages and newsletter

Tennis History

  • Top 10 in the UK throughout his junior career
  • 1 in Dorset as a junior and senior player
  • Hitting Partner – Wimbledon Championships 2016
  • National Open Team Tennis Champion 2015
  • Dorset Player of the Year in 2011

Trained at the IMG Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy 2003/04

Georgi Gechev
Programme Coach

Qualifications

  • PTR Associate
  • LTA Accredited Coach
  • Safeguarding & Protection in Tennis
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • DBS Check

Responsibilities

  • Delivers group sessions on both the junior and adult programmes
  • Delivers sessions on the Holiday Camps
  • Delivers individual lessons to both juniors and adults
  • Provides a racquet restringing service

Tennis History

  • Been coaching at Wilton for over 8 years
  • Integral part of the coaching team and a member favourite
  • Enjoys coaching players of all ages and abilities

Lesson Price £32ph

CJ Bashiri
Programme Coach

Qualifications

  • Level 3 – LTA Coach
  • Level 2 – Community Sports Leadership Award
  • LTA Accredited Coach
  • Safeguarding & Protection in Tennis
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • DBS Check

Responsibilities

  • Delivers group sessions on the junior programme
  • Delivers sessions on the Holiday Camps
  • Delivers individual lessons to both juniors and adults

Tennis History

  • Been a part time coach at Wilton since 2015
  • Been a member at Wilton since 2011
  • Represents the Wilton men’s second team
  • Represents Wilton in Team Tennis

Lesson Price £30ph

Steven
Programme Coach

Qualifications

  • PTR Instructor
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • DBS Check

Responsibilities

  • Delivers group sessions on the junior programme
  • Delivers sessions on the Holiday Camps
  • Delivers individual lessons to juniors

Tennis History

  • Over 2 years’ experience working in multi-sport coaching for coaching with disabilities
  • Been coaching part-time at Wilton for over 6 years

Lesson Price £28ph

Dimitre Ivanov
Programme Coach

Qualifications

  • Level 2 – LTA Coach
  • LTA Accredited Coach and BTCA Gold Member
  • Safeguarding & Protection in Tennis
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • DBS Check

Responsibilities

  • Delivers group sessions on the junior programme
  • Delivers sessions on the Holiday Camps
  • Delivers individual lessons to juniors

Tennis History

  • Previously coached at various tennis clubs in the London area
  • Over 25 years playing experience at various tennis clubs in Bulgaria and London
  • Speaks English, Bulgarian, French and German

Lesson Price £28ph

Igor Sterner
Programme Coach

Qualifications

  • Level 2 – LTA Coach
  • LTA Accredited Coach
  • Safeguarding & Protection in Tennis
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • DBS Check

Responsibilities

  • Delivers group sessions on the junior programme
  • Delivers sessions on the Holiday Camps

Tennis History

  • Been a part time coach at Wilton since 2016
  • Been a member at Wilton since 2012
  • Started playing tennis at 8 years old
  • Represents Wilton in Team Tennis
  • Speaks English, Swedish, German and Chinese

Maggie To
Programme Coach

Qualifications

  • Level 1 – LTA Coach
  • LTA Accredited Coach and BTCA Gold Member
  • Level 3 – CACHE in Support Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • DBS Check

Responsibilities

  • Delivers group sessions on the junior programme
  • Committee member – Social Secretary

Tennis History

  • Been a part time coach at Wilton since 2013
  • Been a member since 2012
  • Represents Wilton ladies mid-week and third teams
  • Working with SEN children since 2013
  • Speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Trained as assistance for ‘iPlay30’ (tennis coaching targets for children and adults with learning disabilities)

Hasan Baig
Programme Coach

Qualifications

  • Level 1 – LTA Coach
  • Safeguarding & Protection in Tennis
  • DBS Check

Responsibilities

  • Assists group sessions on the junior programme
  • Assists sessions on the Holiday Camps

Tennis History

  • Been a part time coach at Wilton since 2017
  • Been a member at Wilton since 2013
  • Represents the Wilton men’s third team

 

Taye Lucking
Programme Coach

Qualifications

  • Level 1 – LTA Coach
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • DBS Check

Responsibilities

  • Assists group sessions on the junior programme
  • Assists sessions on the Holiday Camps

Tennis History

  • Been a part time coach at Wilton since 2016
  • Been a member at Wilton since 2011
  • Represents the Wilton ladies second team
  • LTA 7.1 rating

Harry Butler
Programme Coach

Qualifications

  • Level 2 – LTA Coach (Working towards Level 3 Coach Award)
  • LTA Accredited Coach and BTCA Gold Member
  • Safeguarding & Protection in Tennis
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • DBS Check

Responsibilities

  • Delivers group sessions on both the junior and adult programmes
  • Delivers sessions on the Holiday Camps
  • Delivers individual lessons to both juniors and adults
  • Represents the Wilton men’s first team

Tennis History

  • Been a full-time coach at Wilton since 2018
  • Nike Tennis Camps Coach 2018
  • Represented Great Britain at junior level – ITF Ranking Top 300
  • Trained at Rafael Nadal Tennis Academy 2016/17
  • Dorset Player of the Year 2012

Lesson Price £30ph

Jamie Collard Gray
Programme Coach

Qualifications

  • Level 1 – LTA Coach
  • DBS Check

Responsibilities

  • Assists group sessions on the junior programme
  • Assists sessions on the Holiday Camps

Tennis History

  • Been a part-time coach at Wilton since 2017
  • Been a member at Wilton since 2012
  • Represents Wilton in Team Tennis
  • Represents Rutlish Boys A Team

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