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Exeter Tennis Centre team‌

Charlotte Wallace

Tennis Programme Manager

Charlotte is the Tennis Programme Manager who oversees the running of the facilities, staff and all the programmes which includes our Community, Performance, AASE, LTA Coach Education Centre and the University Student programmes. She has worked for the University for more than 5 years firstly developing the mini performance programme then as the performance tennis manager. Charlotte also studied Law at the University of Exeter and was the first tennis scholar, as a junior she competed at Wimbledon and trained full time at the Andres Gimeno Academy in Spain. Her highest junior ITF world ranking was 150 and senior WTA ranking was 880. She was ranked in the top twenty for British open women.

Email: c.e.wallace@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 723699

Ann Williams

Coach Education and Tournament Coordinator

Ann coordinates all our Coach Education courses and tournaments at the Centre. She is also our Welfare officer and supports the centre with general administration where needed. Ann worked for the LTA for 10 years as Cornwall’s country administrator and as such she has a wealth ok knowledge and great contacts! She is also a DBS verifier so can help coaches/volunteers with this. Ann is in the office on Mondays and Tuesdays and works Wednesdays and Thursdays from home.

 

Emails: a.williams5@exeter.ac.uk

Phone: 07394 470844

Jack Large

Student Performance Coach

Jack has taken on the new role of Student Performance coach and will work with the University's BUCS tennis teams as well as coaching our performance and AASE players. He is an Exeter graduate, having gained a degree in Exercise and Sport Science. Jack is an experienced level 3 coach having worked at Exeter Tennis Centre for 4 years, 3 years whilst studying and 1 year as a full time coach. His main coaching focus is performance and developing players to a national level. Jack took up tennis after moving to Germany and quickly established himself on the international stage. Having won back to back tournaments in Berlin and the Berlin masters in doubles, Jack has also attended a number of European Tennis tournaments throughout his career.

Qualifications

  • LTA rating 1.2
  • LTA Level 3 Coach

Available for individual lessons - jackylargey@gmail.com

Email: tenniscentre@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 723699

Guy Leverton

Senior Performance Coach

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

Email: guyleverton@gmail.com
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.

Qualifications:

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

Email: coachrycroft@hotmail.com
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.

Qualifications:

  • LTA Level 3 Coach

Email: tenniscentre@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 723699

Alan Pope

Performance Coach (Strength & Conditioning)

Known to colleagues and clients as “Beef”, Alan has worked for the University for almost 25 years, and became a Strength and Conditioning Coach in 2005. His expert knowledge has led him to sit on the National Advisory Group for Strength and Conditioning and deliver services on behalf of the English Institute of Sport (EIS) and Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS). A UKSCA accredited Strength and conditioning coach, Alan has worked with such athletes as Tom Daley (World Diving Champion and Olympic Bronze medallist) and Nick Thompson (GB Sailing Gold Medallist).

His role involves movement assesment, injury rehabilitation and sports psychology as well as advising players on lifestyle, diet and nutrition. Alan will work with specific players to ensure they continue to reach towards the potential and take into considering all aspects og game-play.

Email: a.pope@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 722387