Coaching

Coaching at WRF

We offer a full programme of adult and junior courses to suit all abilities from high performance level to total beginner.

For further information click on the links below or visit reception at the Club / call on 01962 854028

What’s Included:

  • Weekly coaching sessions
  • Book courts to play with family and friends
  • Club competitions and leagues
  • Member rates on our holiday camps

Adult Group Tennis Coaching

  • Coaching groups for adults ranging from beginners to team tennis squad sessions.
  • Represent the club by playing for the teams
  • Play matches in internal box leagues

Beginner Sessions: Monday evening & Sunday morning

Development Sessions: Monday-Thursday, Saturday & Sunday

Team Sessions: Wednesday & Saturday

Pay & Play sessions are available to both members and non-members. For members you can book these 7 days in advance and for non-members 48-hours. These sessions run term time only.

Coaching & Matchplay

Techniques & Tactics

Mastering Matchplay

Advanced Team Training

We run an extensive coaching programme catering for juniors and adults at all standards and our coaching team are also available for individual lessons

Click here to hear Daryl Selby’s thoughts on events at the club

Team Squash

We have teams in the county leagues at all levels. All junior and veteran age groups are also catered for.

Activities and Tournaments

We run weekly club night and racketball mix-ins and the very popular and competitive monthly box leagues as well as regular tournaments including The Excalibur Cup, our annual graded adult tournament

We offer Pay & Play sessions, Group coaching and Private coaching. Junior group coaching is also available.

Please contact reception for more information on our Padel coaching programme

Weekly Events

A very popular night at the club for members is Friday Club Night. This session is aimed at development and advanced players.

It runs every Friday throughout the year and all courts are reserved for the session between 6pm and 10pm.

Club night is run by our head coaches so if you wish to find out more please contact Gary Hinton (Squash & Padel) or Alison Beard (Tennis)

The club operates several box leagues across Tennis, Squash and Padel. These leagues give members the opportunity for regular competitive play with different opponents throughout the year.

Leagues are organised through the members portal and updated regularly. Box leagues are a great way to get to know other members!

Tennis mix ins are available on Thursday morning from 10:30 – 10:00

Reserve your place in advance, no need to arrange partners, we welcome players of all standards.

Club Championship tournaments are held every summer.  All members are encouraged to participate in the variety of events which culminate in Club Finals Day.

Meet the coaches

Andy Sheridan

Position: Head of Junior Tennis
Email: andy@winchesterracquetsandfitness.net

Andy Sheridan

Head of Junior Tennis

Alison Beard

Position: Head of Adult Tennis
Email: alison@winchesterracquetsandfitness.net

Alison Beard

Head of Adult Tennis

Alex Ross

Position: LTA Level 4 Coach

LTA Senior Club Coach

Sport & Education BSc Hons
Former British Tour and ITF
Futures Player
World Ranked Junior

Alex Ross

LTA Level 4 Coach

Michelle Dutton

Position: LTA Level 3 Coach

LTA Level 3 Coach

Masters in Human Performance
Former US Collegiate Player and Coach
Top 10 South African Junior Player

Michelle Dutton

LTA Level 3 Coach

Jordan Robinson

Position: LTA Level 3 Coach

LTA Level 3 Coach

18&U County Runner Up
Former Junior County #1

Jordan Robinson

LTA Level 3 Coach

Tom Perkins

Position: LTA Level 3 Coach

LTA Level 3 Coach

Former County Junior Player
Currently plays for Hampshire Over 35s

Tom Perkins

LTA Level 3 Coach

Roisin Mullins

Position: LTA Level 4 Coach

LTA Level 4 Coach

Former GB player and World top 500 ranked Junior
Former National Quarter Finalist

Roisin Mullins

LTA Level 4 Coach

James Neate

Position: LTA Level 4 Coach

LTA Senior Performance Coach

14&U County Coach
Former GB Top 50

James Neate

LTA Level 4 Coach

Helena Mason

Position: LTA Level 3 Coach

LTA Level 3 Coach

Former Junior County Player
Trains and Studies at Bath University

Helena Mason

LTA Level 3 Coach

Sam Morgan

Position: LTA Level 3 Coach

LTA Level 3 Coach

Men’s Club Team Player

Sam Morgan

LTA Level 3 Coach

Hannah Crawford

Position: LTA Level 3 Coach

Hannah Crawford

LTA Level 3 Coach

Gary Hinton

Position: Head Squash & Padel Coach
Email: gary@winchesterracquetsandfitness.net

Gary Hinton

Head Squash & Padel Coach

Richard Atkinson

Position: ESR Level 2 Coach
Email: richard@stringing.freeserve.co.uk

ESR Level 2 Club Coach

With a background of several years successful coaching, Richard has bags of experience to offer.

Richard has helped many players achieve club, county & national titles.

Richard is responsible for junior coaching on Saturday mornings.

Richard Atkinson

ESR Level 2 Coach

Alex Phillips

Position: ESR Level 3 Coach
Email: alexP28@hotmail.co.uk

ESR Level 3 Elite Coach

Former world no. 112, Alex has competed on some of the world’s biggest stages and plays a style of squash you would normally associate with the pest players in Egypt. When Alex is on for there aren’t many that can compete with him!

Alex coaches part-time at Winchester, running adult, junior & mini squash sessions. He is also available for individual coaching throughout the week.

Alex Phillips

ESR Level 3 Coach

Brian Ward

Position: ESR Level 3 Coach
Email: bpward@hotmail.co.uk

ESR Level 3 Elite Coach

Brian took up playing squash at the age of 21 and has played weekly ever since. He began coaching in 1995 and has been a Hampshire Junior Coach since.

Throughout his squash & racketball coaching career, Brian’s focus has always been on participation. He is responsible for setting up the Hampshire Junior Grand Prix events, which continue to be played today.

Over the past 20 years, Brian has set up 3 different junior squash clubs and is now set on reaching his goal of introducing 1000 people to the sport. Brian coaches part-time at Winchester, running junior and mini squash sessions. He is also available for individual coaching throughout the week.

Brian Ward

ESR Level 3 Coach
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