Coaching


We provide coaching for all ages and abilities in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Both group coaching or individual tuition are available so you can decide the right approach for you to improve your tennis abilities.  If you’d like to try group coaching then why not take advantage of our offer of a free try-out session? Please see the Adult or Juniors section for more information on the current group coaching times.

Profiles

Farhad Tadayon

Head Coach

Our Head Coach Farhad Tadayon brings a wealth of experience to lessons drawn from over 20 years of coaching having qualified at the tender age of eighteen.

His love of tennis began as a junior spending every spare minute on the courts and his hard work and dedication paid off when his tennis abilities won him a full scholarship to attend an NCAA Division I university in the United States.  He was captain of the World Group II Davis Cup team, playing for his country Iran in 1999/2000 with singles wins to take the team through to the semi-final stages and has also competed on the ITF tennis circuit with numerous wins over world-ranked players.

He has coached all ages and abilities from 4 to 90-year-olds, from mini-tennis to county and pro tour level including all levels in between!  He is a German and Spanish speaker and is also DBS checked.

Farhad has coached county junior players including Josh Bourke who he coached from the age of 12-18 and achieved a scholarship to a US university for tennis.  He is also currently coaching the Under 10 and Under 9 girls county champions.

He is a very patient instructor with a friendly, calm style, teaching engaging and varied lessons.

Farhad’s qualifications include:

Level 3 qualified and LTA accredited Coach
Safeguarding certified
First aid qualified

 

Sandy Staff

Level 2 Assistant Coach

Sandy has been a member of Wendover for 10 years. She has a sports leader award and is a qualified and LTA accredited level 2 tennis coach. Sandy coaches mini red, green and orange for under 6 year olds.

Adult Coaching

We run group coaching for players of all levels, from those just beginning tennis to those already playing at a high level.  Our current group coaching sessions are as follows:

Monday 7pm – 8pm Team Players
Monday 8pm – 9pm Team Players
Tuesday 7pm – 8pm Advanced Team Players
Tuesday 8pm – 9pm Intermediates
Thursday 10am – 11.30am Mixed Ability
Thursday 7pm – 8pm Improvers
Thursday 8pm – 9pm Intermediates
Alternate Fridays 10am – 11.30am Ladies Team Practice

If you would prefer individual coaching then private lessons are also available. If you would like to arrange a free try-out in our group sessions or are interested in private coaching then please call Farhad on 07941 515450 for further details.

Junior Coaching

Farhad Tadayon our club coach runs all year round coaching sessions for children of all ages, and abilities. Whether your child just wants to have fun playing tennis or to learn how to become a budding Wimbledon star of the future, our coaching programme is designed to cater for all. It’s also a great way to meet new friends .

Our current group coaching sessions are:

Monday 6pm – 7pm Yellow Advanced 14 – 18 years
Tuesday 5pm – 6pm Yellow Ball 11 – 16 years
Saturday 9am – 10am Mini Green 9 – 12 years
Saturday 10am – 11am Mini Orange/Green 6 – 9 years
Saturday 10.45am – 11.30am Minis Mini Red 3 – 5/6 years
Saturday 11am – 12 noon Yellow Ball 13 – 16 years

All coaching sessions are run over a school term period.
For more information including pricing of our junior coaching, or to arrange a free try-out session, please contact our head coach Farhad on 0794 1515450.