Director of Tennis - Alex Kaminski
LTA Level 5 Master Club Coach
Alex has been tennis coaching for 17 years at many different venues across London including the Hurlingham Club and Bank of England sports centre. Currently Alex oversees the programme at the Colombo Centre.
Alex is a Level 5 Master Club Coach and during his coaching career he has worked with a vast range of ages and abilities from beginner through to regional level players. He has a real passion for improvement for every ability and takes great care of his players in every session.
Alex participates in competitions regularly in the Surrey singles and doubles leagues competing at a good county level (Grade 3) and has a current rating of 3.2.
Club Coach - Tom Rush
PTR Instructor Level
Whether you are new to the game, returning after a hiatus, or simply hoping to tweak that forehand; Tom is looking forward to meeting the challenge with you.
With a relaxed approach and keen attention to detail he uses tailored training exercises to hone technique and build confidence in players. A latecomer to the game himself he has insight into the pitfalls to avoid and empathy for the frustrations encountered at Beginner/Improver level.
Over the past 8yrs he's immersed himself in all things tennis: local park leagues, club level social matchplay, charity events, Middlesex league team matches, club tournaments and LTA competitions. From grass roots level coaching with kids to training at a top European academy, he's always gaining expertise and keeping up to date with the latest training methods, technique and equipment.
His own tennis journey has been nothing short of 'life changing' in terms of health and well-being. So his mission now is in some small way at least, to change other peoples lives through tennis.
For Tom's rate please enquire
Club Coach - Carla Corrochano
LTA Accredited Coach
Carla started her tennis journey in Spain at the age of 5. She competed in the United States at a NCAA Division II university performing as top 1 singles and top 2 doubles for her team. Some of Carla’s career highlights include: five-time All PSAC Honouree, ITA Scholar Athlete and a total of 101 university wins.
As a tennis coach, Carla has worked at multiple clubs in New York City such as Central Park Tennis Center as well as in her local tennis club in Spain. Carla’s experience as a high level player along with her PTR and LTA qualifications make her a great candidate if you’re looking to improve your tennis skills. With an emphasis in the importance of hard work, tennis mentality and the joy for the sport, Carla ensures to try and bring the best of you in every session.
Carla’s rate is £50 hour for an individual lesson or £60 for 2 people in a lesson. 48 hour cancellation notice required or full payment will be needed.
Club Coach - James Zaman
LTA Accredited Coach
James is a multi-skilled, experienced and highly motivated individual trained as a Level 3 tennis coach. After managing an Adult & Junior Tennis Programme of a Premium West London based tennis club for the last 4 years, James has decided to focus on delivering energetic, fun and inspirational tennis lessons for players of all levels locally in South London. From playing in ITF competitions as a junior, to helping train ball kids for international level tennis tournaments via the LTA and to organising tennis events; James has many years of experience under his belt. His tennis philosophy is one of learning by focusing on technical and tactical elements of the game while remembering to enjoy every moment spent on court.
James' rate is £50 an hour or £55 for 2 people in a lesson.
Club Coach - Mark Hines
LTA Accredited Coach
Mark came back to his childhood love of tennis after a career as an architect. He is a LTA qualified level two coach and trained at Bromley Tennis Centre, which produced Wimbledon and US Open sensation Emma Raducanu.
Mark’s focus is on helping adult beginner players of all ages enjoy the game, whilst keeping fit and having fun. He will work with you to build a solid foundation in the fundamentals of the sport - forehands, backhands, serving and volleying to enable you to start to rally and play. He will also develop your technical and tactical awareness and introduce you to some of the physical and mental challenges involved.
Most importantly, he will share his love of tennis with you, build your confidence, keep you motivated and help you enjoy this beautiful game. Mark’s rate is £50 hour for an individual lesson or £55 for 2 people in a lesson.
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