Coaching Programme

Goostrey Junior Tennis Coaching


The start of this years junior coaching programme has been postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions. However, it is hoped to put some sort of programme together for later in the summer and early autumn- subject to the easing of LTA/ Government guidelines on coaching groups of children.

The existing mailing list of parents of children on last year's coaching programme, or those who have already registered interest for this year, will be notified as soon as a coaching schedule can be put in place.

If anyone else would like to kept informed, please email Junior Tennis Coach David Richardson on play.tennis@hotmail.co.uk

In the meantime, there are some excellent support materials for children- and adults- keeping fir at home, via 'Tennis At Home Hub' on the LTA website.

Goostrey Junior Tennis Competition 2019

U12 WINNER -Pau Garcia Gomez

     RUNNER UP - Lily South

U14 WINNER - Zach Bennett

L-R Matthew Davenport,Will Green,

Harry Flanagan(RUNNER-UP)

Joe Warburton and Franklyn Tate.

Goostrey Junior Tennis Coach
David Richardson pictured at a training camp with Judy Murray,Scottish tennis coach and former Aegon GB Fed Cup Captain.
Use this contact box to request a booking form or contact Coach David Richardson.

Goostrey Junior Tennis Coaching 2020

If you are looking to introduce your child to tennis or improve their playing skills,

then this year's Goostrey Junior Tennis Coaching Programme is an ideal opportunity

The 2020 Junior Coaching programme starts the weekend after the Easter school holidays, on Friday April 24th and Saturday April 25th and runs for 15 weekends during the summer and early autumn terms.  


Designed for youngsters aged between 5 and 16, from beginners to improvers, sessions group children according to age and ability, in line with LTA (British Tennis) guidelines.

LTA Coach David Richardson runs the programme at the Booth Bed Lane tennis courts, and also organises a variety of holiday clubs during school holidays.  


Sessions will be held on the following Friday evenings and Saturday mornings:


1.     Friday April 24th / Saturday April 25th

2.     Friday May 1st/ Saturday May 2nd

3.     Friday May 8th / Saturday May 9th

4.     Friday May 15th / Saturday May 16th

5.     Friday May 22nd /Saturday May 23rd

·      No tennis for the last weekend of half term – Friday May 29th and Saturday 30th

6.     Friday June 5th / Saturday June 6th

7.     Friday June 12th / Saturday June 13th

8.     Friday June 19th / Saturday June 20th


·      No tennis Rose Day weekend June 27th/28th


9.     Friday July 3rd / Saturday July 4th

10.  Friday July 10th / Saturday July 11th

11.  Friday July 17th / Saturday July 18th


·      SUMMER HOLIDAYS – separate tennis camps to be organised


Friday September 4th / Saturday September 5th

Friday September 11th / Saturday September 12th

Friday September 18th / Saturday September 19th

Friday September 25th / Saturday September 26th

For more information and a booking form, you can contact Coach David Richardson using the contact box below, which will pass your enquiry direct to his inbox or 

email him on play.tennis@hotmail.co.uk 


The sessions are promoted by Goostrey Tennis Club.  Children wishing to take part do not have to be members of Goostrey Tennis Club, but their families must be members of the Goostrey Village Hall & Playing Fields Foundation (The Goostrey VHPFF), a Charitable Trust, which manages the Boothbed Lane facilities on behalf of the Goostrey community.  

(For more information on joining the VHPFF please contact Mrs Sally Ball, VHPFF Membership Secretary on 01477 534160).

Junior  Social Tennis Session


A one-hour slot for Junior Social Tennis has been earmarked to give older children on the junior tennis coaching programme an opportunity to practice what they’re learning.


The session will be held every Wednesday during the summer term from 5.30pm to 6.30pm, beginning on Wednesday April 29th.


Supervised by Club members, the session enables the youngsters to enjoy playing tennis with friends of a similar age.


Secondary school-age children who aren’t on this year’s coaching programme are also welcome to come along and join in the fun. Keen players are very welcome to stay on beyond 6.30pm and join in the Club’s regular members’ social tennis

evening. For further information, please email goostreytc@outlook.com.









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