Our Coaching Programme is an integral part of club life. Group and individual lessons are available for adults and young people of any standard. Our Youth Programme  follows the LTA recommended five stages. 

Coaching is provided in a safe and secure setting with well-qualified, licensed coaches . More information about our coaching team can be found below and on the attached poster.

For further information on the skills children will learn see the Youth page. Our coaching offers fantastic value for money but, if you need further convincing, see our Why Pay For Tennis poster.

  • LTA Youth logo primary
  • 2023 Kids Group with Ash
  • 2021 Tufty group
  • 2023 Ladies group

Meet the Coaching Team

All our coaches have LTA-approved qualifications

James Grindell

Head Coach

Oli Storr

Assistant Coach

Ashley Broomhead

Performance Coach

James has been leading coaching at Duffield since 2008. He has a Level 5 LTA (Lawn Tennis Association) qualification and 20 years' experience of delivering successful coaching programmes. He is also an LTA Primary School Teacher Tutor.  James represented Derbyshire at junior and senior level and was Derbyshire 'Coach of the Year' in 2009.

Ashley , is a renowned Level 5 PCA coach as well as an LTA Coach Educator Tutor and an ACE Scheme tutor at Nottingham Tennis Academy. He is also a GB veteran international player.

Oli is working towards his LTA Level 3 coaching qualification. He is a Derbyshire County Closed Champion.