Junior Tennis

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Junior Coaching

Woodbridge Tennis Club is a thriving and friendly environment for younger players, with a huge range of opportunities for playing and developing their tennis. As a club, we’re determined to nurture tennis players of all standards – from youngster who have never picked up a racket, to more experienced performance players.

Woodbridge Tennis coach Jon MansfieldContact the Coach

Our juniors coaching team is headed up by Jon Mansfield, who has years of experience developing young players of all levels and abilities. A respected face on the local tennis scene, Jon ensures that every session is fun, inclusive and focussed on mixing fun, fitness and building skills.

If you have any questions about junior tennis at Woodbridge Tennis Club, email Jon on jontennis1@gmail.com or give him a call on 07796 366032.    

Get Involved

If you have a child or teenager who would like to get involved with Woodbridge Tennis Club they are welcome to come along and try a session for free to see if they would like to join. Contact Jon to find out more.  

Woodbridge Community Tennis Partnership (WCTP)

A junior coaching session at Woodbridge Tennis ClubThe future of Woodbridge Tennis Club firmly falls on the clubs’ junior players. With approximately 250 children, across a range of ages enrolled on coaching programmes, it is no surprise that the clubs young members are the lively core of the club.

Junior Coaching

Through the dedicated Woodbridge Tennis Club coaching team, headed by Jon Mansfield, we continue to deliver a quality coaching programme in and around the Woodbridge and Melton area – find our current coaching sessions below.

Thousands of children in the area have had a racket put in their hand for the first time.

There are over 250 children in the club’s coaching programme. Every week of the term, schools are visited and those children showing potential are invited to Woodbridge Tennis Club for coaching.

Mini Red tennis session at Woodbridge Tennis ClubPerformance Players

Squad structure incorporates a larger age range of players. Performance players can receive additional individual coaching, and links with the Performance Centre at David Lloyd Ipswich complement our programme.

LTA National Training

Some of our youngsters have been accepted into the LTA national training squads. We have had success in competition at red, orange, green and yellow level, and many mini-tennis winners in Suffolk are Woodbridge players.

Coaching day at Woodbridge Tennis ClubBritish Tennis Membership

Woodbridge Tennis Club supports British Tennis Membership and has currently over 150 juniors signed up to the LTA initiative. Go to www.lta.org.uk/britishtennismembership

Junior tennis programme at Woodbridge

September to December 2018

Course Day Time
Mini Red (4-7yrs) Monday 5 – 6pm
Junior Tennis (11-14yrs) Monday 6 – 7pm
Mini Red (6-9yrs) Tuesday 4 – 5pm
Mini Orange/Green (8-10yrs) Tuesday 5 – 6pm
Teen Tennis (12-18yrs) Tuesday 6 – 7pm
Mini Red (4-7yrs) Wednesday 4 – 5pm
Mini Red/Orange (7-9yrs) Wednesday 5 – 6pm
Junior Tennis (12-16yrs) Thursday 5 – 6pm
Teen Tennis (14-18yrs) Thursday 6 – 7pm
Mini Green (9-12yrs) Friday 5 – 6pm
Teen Tennis (11-14yrs) Friday 6 – 7pm
Mini Red (6-9yrs) Sunday 9.30 – 10.30am
Mini Red (4-7yrs) Sunday 10.30 – 11.30am
Mini Orange (7-9yrs) Sunday 11.30am – 12.30pm
    • For Sunday coaching booking and information, get in touch with coach Martyn Bullingham by calling 07838 386020 or emailing him on martynbullingham@icloud.com
Ratios : 1 coach & 1 helper to 12 players
All sessions to take place at Woodbridge Tennis Club, Kingston Playing Fields.
Each session costs £6.50 member / £8 non-member. Junior membership to the club cost £60 per year.
Performance – Invite only    Day  Time
Teens (12-14yrs)   Saturday 11 am – 1pm
Mini Red/Orange (7-10yrs)   Saturday 1 – 3pm

Mini Red tennis session at Woodbridge Tennis Club

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