John Walsh (Head Coach)
John started coaching full time in 1992, he is one of Cheshire’s well known and respected coaches. He won Cheshire LTA coach of the year in 2012 and has worked at Hartford Tennis Club for the past sixteen years, increasing the membership and helping to improve the facilities. John takes charge of the whole programme, from being the main Tennismark facilitator, to running a highly successful coaching programme. John is all about the club and its members, he is always at the club with a smile and a laugh, the coaching programme has produced several good players, that have gone on to represent both the county and the clubs senior teams.
Jarrod Wood (Assistant Coach)
Jarrod is one of the afore mentioned successes of the clubs coaching programme. He has recently fully qualified , but has gained a number of years experience working with John and taking on board his coaching style and techniques. Jarrod hasn’t stopped there though, he has just finished a personal training qualification, which has enabled him to help members achieve better fitness as well as tennis skills. Jarrod is a great hit with the kids as he has a friendly youthful style which endears him to all.
Dave Forrest (Assistant Coach)
Dave, or “Superdave” to give him his full title, is a fully qualified coach that dedicates his free time on a Saturday Morning to help with the Junior Coaching sessions. Dave has a full time job, but wants to put something back into a sport that he has got so much out of. He is a great asset to both the club and the coaching programme and his energy and enthusiasm is second to none.