Meet the team

All of our coaches love being on court helping people play the wonderful game of tennis. Here are some personal details to help you get to know them a little better.

Dave Earl

  • Favourite tennis player Boris Becker
  • Dream doubles partner Martina Navratilova
  • Quick tip Keep your head and eyes still as you hit and look up after the ball has gone
  • Favourite singer/group Elvis, Paul McCartney and The Rolling Stones

James Flanagan

  • Favourite tennis player Roger Federer
  • Dream doubles partner Andy Roddick
  • Quick tip Get to the ball first. Arrive at it slowly
  • Favourite singer/group The Black Keys

Claire Wiley

  • Favourite tennis player Juan Martin Del Potro
  • Dream doubles partner Kim Clijsters
  • Quick tip Get a racket on the ball and remember there's more space above the net than below it
  • Favourite singer/group Wolf Club

Ben Jones

  • Favourite tennis player Nick Kygrios
  • Dream doubles partner Iga Świątek
  • Quick tip When serving use direction as the best weapon of attack
  • Favourite singer/group The 1975

Hannah Reader

  • Favourite tennis player Serena Williams
  • Dream doubles partner My sister
  • Quick tip Don't make two errors in a row, work hard to get it in
  • Favourite singer/group Dua Lipa

Miriam Riudavets-Bromwich

  • Favourite tennis player Rafa (i'm spanish)
  • Dream doubles partner Rafa (see above!)
  • Quick tip Visualising the point before you play it helps manifest an outcome
  • Favourite singer/group Beyonce

Ivan Dresevic

  • Favourite tennis player Jannik Sinner
  • Dream doubles partner Joe Salisbury
  • Quick tip Go big on your strength to their weakness
  • Favourite singer/group Calvin Harris

Melody Reader

  • Favourite tennis player Naomi Osaka
  • Dream doubles partner My sister (she's also on here and said me)
  • Quick tip When returning make sure you're moving forwards to the hit
  • Favourite singer/group Billie Eilish

Olivia Sibbering

  • Favourite tennis player Emma Raducanu
  • Dream doubles partner Roger Federer
  • Quick tip If you're moving forward smash wide, if you're moving back go down the middle
  • Favourite singer/group Taylor Swift