Meet the team of tennis coaches at our Sussex club

Tennis coaching

Wickwoods is fortunate to have a superb team of coaches, all of whom are well-recognised in Sussex for their skill, experience, and reputation. Our exciting and dynamic programme is suitable for everyone from beginners to advanced players, and features regular tournaments, social sessions, and one-to-one coaching.

Damien Adams

Damien is an LTA level 3 accredited coach with experience working with junior and adult players at both development and performance academies. He was part of the David Lloyd set up and was previously head tennis coach at a Sussex based club. Damien also  plays AEGON Men’s Open Division 1 League in singles and doubles.

One-to-one coaching

Individual private coaching is available with Damien for £40 per hour. To book, please email damien@wickwoods.co.uk or call 07857 284825.

Tasha Khan

Natasha is a former U18 National Junior Champion who played professionally on the WTA tour and reached a career high ranking of 390 singles and 350 doubles. After retiring at the age of 24 due to a series of injuries, Natasha gained her LTA level 3 coach qualification, became captain Sussex ladies’ tennis team, and also qualified as an osteopath.

One-to-one coaching

Individual private coaching is available with Tasha for £40 per hour. Email tasha@wickwoods.co.uk to book a coaching session or to enquire about osteopathy treatments.

Tony Clark

Tony has years of experience in developing players at both national and international level, and was previously a county coach of Sussex. His approach, which balances a strong emphasis on technical skill with fun and healthy competition, helps him bring out the best in players of all ages and abilities.

One-to-one coaching

Individual private coaching is available with Tony for £40 per hour. To book, please email tonytennis26@gmail.com or call 07711 184958.

Karen Goldfinch

Karen has been a member of Wickwoods for 45 years and has over 20 years of coaching experience. She is a LTA Level 3 Accredited Club Coach and is also PTR Qualified and Cardio Tennis Instructor!
As a Former Head of Lindfield Tennis Club and a Sussex Squad Captain for 10 years, Karen offers a wealth of experience which she applies to her group tennis sessions on the programme and in her private coaching. As a member, she is a regular attender of events, she has also held Champion titles in our tournaments, including our Summer Annual Tournament held each year.

One-to-one coaching

Individual private coaching is available with Karen for £35 per hour. Email tennis@wickwoods.co.uk

Mark Ryan

Mark is our newest coach to Wickwoods, but comes with over 30 years of experience. He's a prior director Brighton & Hove Tennis and has coached at a performance level in Germany, Spain & Portugal. Locally, he played Tennis for Sussex.
He is qualified as B.A of E Grade 2 Coach, S.R.A Part 3 Coach and L.T.A Level 3 Coach.

One-to-one coaching

Individual private coaching is available with Mark for £40 per hour. Email tennis@wickwoods.co.uk

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