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 since 1999, increasing the membership and helping to improve the facilities. John takes charge of the whole programme, from being the main venue administrator , 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 junior 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 is fully qualified, having gained a number of years experience working with John and taking on board his coaching style and techniques. Jarrod didn’t stop there though, he finished his personal training qualifications, which hasĀ  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 (Volunteer Assistant Coach)

Dave, or “Superdave” to give him his full title, is a retired coach that dedicates his free time on a Saturday Morning to help with the Junior Coaching sessions. Dave 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.