Tennis Chairman / Tennis Coordinator and Club Coach - AJ Cotter
PTR and LTA Coach and Licenced Official
AJ, has been involved in Tennis practically his whole life, either playing, Coaching, watching, learning... He came to Crowborough Tennis Club approx. 12 years ago. He has represented the Club on numerous occasions either on Court or at various events. He took on the role of Tennis Chairman in 2013 following his successes as the Club's Tennis Coordinator since early 2012 - Managing the tennis side of operations. The enthusiasm and drive he has, has injected the much needed "buzz" back into the Club. The Adult Coaching has been revived and the Mini Tennis is already showing signs of expansion. His vision for the future of the Club is very positive and he is full of passion for the sport and enthusiasm. He loves all forms of tennis, from short tennis through to beach tennis, which he also Coaches on a regular basis.
All the Clubs Coaching requirements filter through AJ, who then coordinates the Coaches, organizes appropriate sessions; events; tournaments; book courts and everything else Tennis Coaching related. All abilities are catered for. AJ will source a relevant session for you or even create one!
Contact AJ on - 07807 133 384 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Head Coach - David Beardsworth
USPTR (United States Professional Tennis Registry) Certified Pro
RPT (Registro Professional De Tenis) National Professional
USPTA (United States Professional Tennis Association) Professional Coach
MTCA (Modern Tennis Coaching Academy) Instructor
FFT (Federation Francaise de Tennis) Accredited
David is the Club's Senior Coach. He has a great love and passion for the game and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge with him. David will be running regular weekly Adult Coaching sessions and available for individual lessons should you require the personal touch.
Mini Tennis Lead Coach - Natasha Forbes
LTA Level 2 Coach
Tasha is a high quality women’s player who has represented the county & country in tournaments across the world on numerous occasions and represents Crowborough Tennis Club Women's Teams regularly.
Tasha runs the Mini Tennis Junior sessions each week and is also
available to run Adult and Junior Group Sessions and Individual lessons at a time convenient to you. Tasha is also available as a ‘Hitting buddy’ if
you would like to work on certain aspects of your game or just 'have a hit'.
Tasha runs regular weekly Ladies Doubles training sessions on Thursday mornings between
10.30am and 11.30am and the Adult Beginners session between 1.30pm and 2.30pm on Thursdays.
With strong technical knowledge and a friendly attitude Tasha can tailor her approach to suit everyone’s needs. She builds up a strong rapport with her clients and is always striving to help improve their game.
Assistant Coach - Andy Ducker
LTA Level 2 Coach
Andy has been coaching for a couple of years now, working mainly with the mini tennis groups, but also coaches small adult squads. He has played in the AEGON U18 squad around the County and has also represents the Men's Teams regularly.
Andy is away at University at the moment. Currently studying Sports Science.
We also have assistant Coaches who help out with the mini tennis program:
For more information and to book any tennis coaching sessions contact:
AJ on - 07807 133 384 or email