Coaching Team

Qualifications

All our coaches are LTA trained and certified.

Insurance

We have full emploers and public liability insurance

Safeguarding

All our coaches have recieved safeguarding training and have a refresher course every 3 years.

First Aid

All coaches have an Emergency First Aid qualification, refreshed every 3 years.

Ongoing Training

Our coaching team meets weekly to develop new activities and share best practice.

Ben Stokes

LTA Level 4 Senior Club Coach (Level 5 in progress)

Head coach and co-founder of the Primal Health Tennis Academy, Ben has over 15 years of experience playing, competing and coaching tennis. He has coached at clubs and universities all across the country working with players of all ages and abilities.

He has also trained as a CHEK Exercise Coach and Holistic Lifestyle Coach, which gives him expert knowledge in the field of physical training.

Ben is currently completing his LTA Level 5 Master Club Coach, this passion for his own personal development comes across through his coaching and enables all players; from complete beginners to nation standard players to greatly benefit form his sessions.

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Luke Barker

LTA Level 4 Senior Club Coach

Luke is our Head coach with 15 years playing and coaching experience and a sports marketing degree behind him. He is a confident and highly motivated coach who delivers diverse and enjoyable lessons.

Luke prides himself on getting to know each of his students and making sure they feel comfortable on the court. Luke has a lot of high level tennis playing experience having competed in Junior Tennis Europe events. He is also a keen distance runner regularly competing in marathons.

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Josh Stokes

LTA Level 4 Senior Club Coach

Co-founder of the Primal Health Tennis Academy, Josh has been coaching tennis for over 12 years. During this time he has taught at clubs across North London and has spent 6 months coaching in Melbourne, Australia.

He has also completed a Philosophy, Politics and Economics degree (2:1) from the University of Exeter, where he played in and captained one of the tennis teams. He has also found the time to become an ASA Level 2 swimming instructor.

Josh delivers fun and engaging lessons to everyone, from our youngest mini-tennis players through to our adult Advanced Training squad. His passion and enthusiasm to see his players play, compete and improve really do make him an excellent coach.

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Matt Trinder

LTA Level 3 Coach

Matt is one of our lead coaches with a genuine passion and enthusiasm for tennis. He is great at building rapport with our junior players and making them feel comfortable on court.

Everyone who enjoys coaching with Matt says how honest and helpful he is with a strong desire to see them improve and develop their game.

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