Head Coach Emily Wharton - LTA Level 4 Senior Club Coach & LTA Tutor
Emily is a Level 4 LTA Accredited+ coach and an LTA Coach Education Tutor. She is responsible for the coaching programmes at the club. Emily also delivers 14u and 18u girls County training and Captains the teams. Emily runs Cardio Tennis and Tennis Xpress sessions and is trained to deliver disability and wheelchair tennis. She is a member of the Wortham Tennis Club committee and advises on the development of the club's tennis programme and ensures its implementation. In February 2017, Emily was selected to become She Rallies Ambassador for Suffolk, an initiative championed by Judy Murray and the LTA to create more opportunities for women and girls in tennis. She is also a trained Tennis For Kids coach since 2016.
Emily plays to a high level and is an integral member of the Suffolk County team and Wortham senior teams. Emily is available for 1:1 and group coaching.
Contact Emily on e-mail: email@example.com
Giles Davey - PTR Qualified
Giles is PTR qualified and holds LTA accreditation. He has 12 years coaching experience both in clubs and schools. Giles is an active player, having competed in many national veteran championships. Giles is available for 1:1 and group coaching. He also offers a racket re stringing service.
Contact Giles on e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ellie Budds - Level 1 Tennis Coaching Assistant
Ellie has come through the junior programme and took her first steps into coaching by becoming a She Rallies Activator. In summer 2019 Ellie completed the LTA Level 1 Tennis Coaching Assistant qualification and supports the delivery of the Mini red programme.
Tennis Leaders and She Rallies Activators
Ellie Budds (She Rallies Activator)
Julia Waters (She Rallies Activator)
Older junior members are encouraged to support the coaching team in the delivery of mini tennis sessions by volunteering, becoming a Tennis Leader or She Rallies Activator. These act as great first steps to get in to coaching. Please speak to Emily if you are interested.