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Drop in Adult Session coaching is on Tuesday evenings 7pm-8.30pm.

There was another popular Easter Camp this year on the Club courts between Monday 10th April and Friday 14th April 2017.

There will be a Summer Camp (courts 1-4) from 8.30am to 3.00pm on Monday 24th July to Friday 28th July, and also (courts 1-4) at the same times from Monday 31st July to Friday 4th August 2017.

Our coaches are:



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James Kober
Head Coach

Phone 07466 808515
Email:
james@tennishampetersham.com
or
james36k@bellsouth.net

James is an Elite USPTA Professional, PTR Professional & LTA Coach.

James has led our Men’s team Winter and Summer for the last two years in the Surrey League where they are unbeaten and have been promoted several divisions. He provides the vital liaison link with Grey Court School and runs Aegon matches for the Club. James runs after school tennis programmes at the Russell School, the Vineyard and the German School which are hugely successful and introduce hundreds of new players to our wonderful sport while also adding to the junior membership section of Ham & Petersham. James also coaches all the Grey Court tennis teams twice a week during lunch!

James played junior tennis for Surrey and represented his County, Region and played National and International events during his junior years. James returned from Florida, USA, three years ago after spending 22 years there.

He attended the University of West Florida on a full tennis scholarship and captained the team to a No. 1 national ranking in the USA. Straight out of University, James became the Tennis Director at the 8 court Holley-by-the-Sea tennis facility and then from 2006 - 2013 he was the Tennis Director of the 12 court Shoreline Tennis Centre. There, James oversaw a staff of 3 tennis professionals and coached 27 ladies/mens and seniors teams as well as 5 USTA junior teams including Nationally and Internationally ranked juniors and coached at the prestigious International Orange Bowl.

James has kept up a high playing standard and was in the top 15 in the singles rankings and No. 10 in mixed doubles rankings in the state of Florida.

Currently James is No. 4 in the 40’s age division in Surrey and won the Surrey Doubles Knockout Championship with the Ham & Petersham Men’s Team.

James thoroughly enjoys teaching players of all standards and teaches players from 3 years and up.

James is a strong believer that tennis is “A Sport for a Lifetime” and believes that you can play tennis whether you are 3 or 93! With that in mind, whether you are a total beginner, a “weekend warrior”, someone trying to get back into tennis or an advanced player, James can help you develop and improve your game!

James Kober runs a number of squads at King George’s Field (KGF) and the National Tennis Centre (NTC) as follows:
Saturday morning Junior squads at KGF 9am-1pm Junior squads on up to 4 courts. 16 players. Sunday evening 6-8pm NTC top squad (by invitation).

Lesson fees:
£35 per hour for a private lesson
£17.50 per person for semi private lesson
£12 per person for 3 players




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Mary Harper


Phone: 07989 841578 or 020 8876 8397.
Email:
mary@tennishampetersham.com
or
maryharper242@gmail.com

An LTA Licensed Coach, Mary organises the Grey Court Star Club which offers group coaching for Tennis and Mini Tennis to Juniors, on the courts in the summer and indoors in the School Sports Hall in the winter. She is a leading member of Surrey LTA, responsible for organising a number of tournaments. Details of Mary’s coaching sessions are listed below.

In upper picture Mary, right, is pictured with Judy Murray.

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Mary was chosen and trained by the LTA and Leon Smith to help deliver the Davis Cup legacy Tennis for kids in both 2016 and 2017. Mary coaches at all levels at the Club.

In lower picture Mary, centre, is pictured with Leon Smith (Great Britain Davis Cup Captain) and Anne Keothavong (who in 2009 became the first British player to make the WTA top 50 since 1983).



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Katrina Ledderboge-Vucinic


Phone: 07817 687 506
Email:
Katrina@tennishampetersham.com
or
Archimedes.tennis@gmail.com

Katrina is a Licensed LTA Coach (DCA Level 3 Equivalency).
She is an RPT and PTR qualified coach, CRB checked & First Aid trained.

Katrina has 18 years coaching experience in the UK and Germany.

She has competed successfully at county level in handball, athletics & tennis as a junior in Germany. She has a holistic approach to health, fitness & nutrition, into which tennis is embedded.

Katrina loves tennis and would like her students to discover and feel that love for themselves, whatever their age or level of competence.

Assimilating 18 years experience, ongoing curiosity about and extensive study of coaching methods & developments, and what she learns from every player, allow her to develop her own coaching style and offer a highly individual approach.

With regular use of various teaching aids and video for visual learning & analysis, she creates an interesting & challenging learning environment.

Katrina puts strong emphasis on building a trusting & respectful relationship with all players, be it in group or individual lessons, in order to help identify their goals and work towards them.

Katrina runs the DROP IN ADULT SESSION: TUESDAYS 7-8.30pm April-August; £8 per player), which welcomes all members (and those who are thinking of joining and want to try it out), be they beginners (in which case we might find additional opportunities for practice), improvers, or seasoned club players. The session consists of technical & tactical coaching, doubles & singles drills, and match play. She also aims to introduce new & current members to other club members and encourages them to try out Saturday (all year round) or Thursday (summer only) Social Tennis, as well as our Singles Ladder. Please call or text me if you have any questions.

Katrina runs Tuesday Star Club and Wednesday group training for juniors (red, orange, green & yellow ball) together with Mary.

Lesson fees:
£35 per hour for a private lesson
£17.50 per person for a shared lesson
£12 per person for 3 players

Lessons can be in English or German.




Zino Arbane, Assistant Professional


Zino is an LTA Level 2 certified coach who enjoys working with all types of players from beginners to performance standard.

Zino has had a stellar junior career being ranked inside the top 20 of Surrey and has won numerous tournaments throughout the UK

He is currently an integral part of our highly successful men 's team and has enjoyed winning the current season's Aegon and Wilson Surrey Leagues while going undefeated in singles play.

Zino has just been awarded a Level 3 Sports & Exercise Sciences diploma which now enhances his on-court teaching philosophies.

Zino works with James, our Head Professional, in all his performance squads at the club and the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton and is available to teach all levels of player.

To contact Zino for more info please call :
07854 445476.



Court Reservations for Coaching

See below, and for detailed information please go to Court Bookings page and click on the link to the Court Bookings details (all bookings after 4.00pm are subject to daylight restrictions, we have no floodlights at present):

Day of Week

Total number of Courts (out of 4) being used for coaching

Coach

Time

Comments

Monday

1

James Kober
4.00 to 7.00pm
Tuesday

4

Mary Harper and Katrina Ledderboge
Star Club: From 13th September to 27th September it runs from 5pm to 7pm, then from 4th October to 18th October it runs from 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm.
Grey Court School Star Club
Tuesday

3

Katrina Ledderboge
7.00 to 8.30pm
April to September only. Drop in Adult Session coaching.
Wednesday

4

Mary Harper, Katrina Ledderboge and James Kober
4.00 to 7.00pm
Junior sessions
Thursday

2

Adult Club Night
6.15pm to dusk
Summer only
Thursday

1

James Kober
5.00 to 8.00pm
Individual coaching
Friday

1

James Kober
5.00 to 6.30pm
Saturday

4

Adult Social Tennis priority
10.00am to 12.30pm
Saturday

1

Katrina Ledderboge
9.00 to 10.00am
Saturday

2-4

Check the Court Bookings (accessible via the Court Bookings page) to see if there are any matches taking place
Afternoon
Sunday

1

Katrina Ledderboge
9.00am to 2.30pm
Sunday

1

James Kober
10.00am to 12 noon
Sunday

2-4

Check the Court Bookings (accessible via the Court Bookings page) to see if there are any matches taking place