Coaching is an important part of club life at Hartford. For beginners, improvers or serious players, our enthusiastic and dedicated coaching team delivers a full and comprehensive programme.

We run a full tennis development programme aimed at all standards and abilities from 4 – 90, no one is turned away on ability. As Hartford is the only LTA registered facility in the village, we have two full time LTA Licensed coaches (Head Coach: John Walsh, Assistant coach: Jarrod Wood), and a support team including a further LTA coach and numerous tennis leaders and assistant coaches.

John Walsh is our Head Coach and is responsible for the entire tennis programme at Hartford, ranging from Saturday morning junior coaching (drop in, no need to book), junior performance squads (that run 4-6pm on week days), Junior Tennis Camps, our schools programme, through to individual and group lessons and sessions for our teams.


Jarrod Wood is our assistant coach, he works under the direction of John to support and maintain the tennis programme as well as offering individual and group lessons.


If you are interested in any of our coaching options please call John on 07801 822855, leave a message on the club answerphone 01606 872664 or email the club: in the first instance and John or Jarrod will get back to you.