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Exeter Tennis Centre team‌

Ann Williams

LTA Coach Development Centre and Tournament Co-ordinator

Ann coordinates all our Coach Education courses and Tennis competitions at the Centre. She is an LTA DBS verifier and also our Welfare officer. Ann has a wealth of tennis knowledge having worked for the LTA for 8 years as Cornwall’s Country administrator. Over the years she has forged a great rapport with colleagues and friends within the tennis world. 


Phone: 07394 470844

Guy Leverton

Head Coach - Performance Programme

Guy has been coaching for over 30 years. He has worked across all aspects of the industry from Club Coach to lead coach in an LTA High Performance Centre and is currently Head Coach of our University High Performance Programme. Guy is also an LTA Coach Development Tutor and Assessor and delivers in our our LTA Coach Development Centre.                

Phone: 01392 723699

Ryan Bougard

University Performance Coach, Lead Coach LTA LPDC

Ryan has been coaching for 15 years, and won the Devon LTA Coach of the Year Award in 2018. As well as coaching at the University, he is also the Head Coach at Bovey Tracey Tennis Club who were voted number one club in the South West in 2019.

Ryan is an LTA Accredited Level 4 Senior Club Coach. 

Finn Leverton

University Performance Coach

Lead Coach for the Junior Performance Programme

Finn graduated in 2018 with a BEng(Hons) in Environmental Engineering. As a junior he was on the LTA National Performance Pathway and currently works with our BUCS teams and some of our most talented juniors. He is studying for the Level 4 Coaching Qualification at the University LTA Coach Development Centre.



Liam Hignett

Tennis Coach

Liam has an LTA 1.1 rating and still competes regularly on the British Tour. He delivers across all levels of our University and Club programmes working with the University teams, Performance juniors and junior / adult development.

Phone: 01392 723699

Jonathan Rycroft

Victoria Park - Head Coach

Jonathan’s long tennis career has taken him all over world, bringing with it experience of coaching in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and America. Along the way he has coached all levels of player, from beginners to nationally ranked juniors, whilst also setting up a number of world tour exhibition matches.

In his role at Victoria Park Tennis Club Jonathan oversees the entire coaching programme. An LTA Level 4, CCA and PTR assistant coach, he is also able to coach groups and individuals of all ages and abilities.


  • LTA Level 4 Coach
  • CCA Coach
  • PTR Assistant Coach

Phone: Text 07851 296713

Nick Hubble

Tennis Coach

Before coming to Exeter to study medicine, Nick was a full-time coach at Canterbury tennis academy, where he was working with County/National standard juniors. At the Centre, Nick coaches a range of ages and abilities from Mini Tennis to AASE performance players to Adult group sessions.

Nick is also one of the lead coaches for the University Student Tennis Club. He also represents the University BUCS teams as a committed member of the 2nd team and on occasion representing the 1st team.


  • LTA Level 3 Coach

Phone: 01392 723699