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Southbourne Tennis Club successfully provides social and competitive tennis for all ages and abilities and disabilities.  Individual and group coaching is offered by Dave Sanger Tennis Coaching ltd for everyone to enjoy, whether you are a complete beginner or a high performance player we have a team of highly experienced, fully LTA qualified and licensed coaches here at the club.

Our tennis program & quality coaching will ensure that you will always be moving up to the next level. From friendly introductory tennis lessons to you winning tournaments, our coaches will be there for you. 
 Our adult & junior tennis club is one of the best in the County. Over 300 adults & children of all ages, abilities and disabilities enjoy tennis lessons with us every week as part of our adult, disability, junior and mini coaching program, including some of the best junior players in Dorset.

INDIVIDUAL COACHING FEES (55 minutes and 25 minute lessons available) 

Please note fees are shown for members (non member fees apply)

Individual coaching, available to adults, junior and mini players, is the quickest and most effective method to improve your game, whether you’re a beginner or an advanced club player wanting to learn more about the tactical side of the game.  Lessons are available during the day or evening. One-off lessons or regular developmental lessons are available. 

Individual coaching is available to all players subject to availability is the quickest & most effective method to improve your game, whatever your standard. 

Polite reminder – 24 hour cancellation: Notice of at least 24 hours is required for any cancellation of lessons.  If notice of less than 24 hours or no notice is given, the full lesson fee will be charged.

Adverse Weather Conditions: If adverse/wet weather conditions prevail it should be mutually agreed that the weather conditions are unfit for play before a lesson is cancelled. Be aware that the Coach may not be able to make a decision about the weather until 15minutes before the

Dave Sanger
(Head Coach) Level 4 Senior Performance Coach LTA Licensed

07812 676761

 

Main Roles:

Programme organisor, Schools organisor, Adult Coaching,

Junior Coaching, Mini Tennis Coaching, Disability Coaching

 

Qualifications:

Qualified coach since 2002

Level 4 LTA Senior Performance Coach Qualification

Fully LTA Licensed, First Aid qualified, DBS Approved and Insured

Foundation Degree in Coach and Athlete Development

 

Achievements:

LTA Regional Winner for Disability Tennis Coaching 2020

Winner Dorset Disability Coach Award 2019

Played on the Professional Tennis Circuit for 4 years

Played in the Qualifying Rounds of Wimbledon Championships 2003 and beat a young Andy Murray

Quarter finalist in British Nationals

Won Junior ITF World Ranking Events

Won National Mens British Tour Events

Dorset Singles & Doubles Champion & Dorset Men’s County Captain

Over 35's National Champion

Coaching fees: 55 minutes £30 / 25 minutes £15

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Matt Sanger
Level 3 Performance Coach LTA Licensed

07931 265935

Main Roles

Adult Coaching, Junior Coaching, Mini Tennis Coaching, Disability Coaching, Racket Restringing/Re gripping

 

Qualifications:

Qualified coach since 2002

NVQ in Sports & Leisure

Foundation Degree in Coach and Athlete Development 2009

Level 3 LTA Performance Coach Qualification

Fully Licensed, First Aid qualified, CRB Approved and Insured

Restringing Qualification

 

Achievements:

Played on the Professional Tennis Circuit for 2 years

Played in the British National Championships

Played in ITF World Ranking Events

Dorset Doubles Champion

Dorset Men’s County Team

55 minutes £25 / 25 minutes £12.50

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Zoltan Horvath
Level 3 Performance Coach LTA Licensed

07751 049947

Main Roles

Club Tennis Coach

Adult Coaching

Junior Coaching

Mini Tennis Coaching

Disability Coaching

Tournament Organiser

Cardio Tennis Coordinator

Qualifications

8 years in sport school in Hungary

UKCC Level 2 Coaching Award 2010

First Aid qualified

LTA Accredited, DBS Approved and Insured

Cardio tennis

Achievements

County player in Hungary

Dorset Doubles League and Hampshire and IOW Doubles League

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Ray Burningham
Level 4 Club Coach LTA Licensed

07880 910907

Main Roles

Level 4 Club Coach LTA Licensed
Adult Coaching
Junior Coaching
Mini Tennis Coaching

Qualifications

Qualified coach since 1997
NVQ in Sports & Leisure
Foundation Degree in Coach and Athlete Development 2009
Level 4 LTA Senior Development Coach Award
Fully Licensed, First Aid qualified, CRB Approved and Insured
Disabled tennis trained
Cardio Tennis Instructor
Tennis Racket Stringer

Achievements

LTA Dorset Coach of the Year 2004/2005
British Tennis Coach Association, Coach of the Year
Setting up STC Club programme,Mini Tennis,Ladies morning,50 pLus session

Coaching fees: 55 minutes £25 / 25 minutes £12.50

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Taylor J Bate
LTA Level 2 Club Coach

077904802092

Main Roles

 Club Tennis Coach
 Adult Coaching
 Junior Coaching
Mini Tennis Coaching

Qualifications

LTA Level 2 Tennis Coaching Qualified
First Aid Qualified
LTA Accredited, DBS Approved and Insured
Cardio Tennis Qualified

Achievements

Professional Tennis Circuit for 3 years
8+ years performance tennis training in Spain
Worked and played alongside current and former top 100 players
Winner and finalist of British/International tournaments
ITF world ranking events

Coaching fees: 55 minutes £25 / 25 minutes £12.50

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DS Tennis Coaching

Bright Ideas for Tennis Charity Day coaching sessions Saturday 7 th August

12.45pm – 5pm 2021

Southbourne Tennis Club Open Day ran by Bright Ideas for Tennis Charity. We will have Danny Sapsford (reached Wimbledon 3 rd Round in 1999) and Lucy Shuker Professional Wheelchair Tennis Player running coaching sessions all day.

Also there will be a chance to watch them in action when they perform in an exhibition match at 4pm. All money raised on the day goes back into the Clubs

Disability Programme

The Mini & Junior sessions will be held on 12.45-1.30pm and spaces will be limited.

To book Click here.

If you need any further info please contact me.

Best wishes, Dave

DS Tennis Coaching works in partnership with Southbourne Tennis Club to provide social and competitive tennis coaching for all ages and abilities. Dave Sanger heads up the team of coaches, assistants & volunteers to deliver squad training and coaching, competitions, individual lessons, fun events at Southbourne Tennis Club and lessons at local schools.

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Disability Tennis

Southbourne Tennis Club Disabilty Project 2020

Information on our specialised coaching sessions are here:

Dementia tennis

Learning disability tennis

Wheelchair tennis

Visually impaired tennis

We also link with 6 Primary Schools and 2 Senior schools and 3 Special Education Centres

Girls Project

Southbourne Tennis Club Girls project