Meet the Exeter Tennis Centre team‌

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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

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Edward Stolliday

Tennis Participation Coordinator

Edward is our Tennis Participation Coordinator and also one of our coaches. He is responsible for providing opportunities for the community to play tennis, aiming to get more people involved in tennis.

Edward is also involved in the on-court running of the Tennis Centre’s coaching programme. He is currently undertaking his LTA level 3 coaching qualification. 

Qualifications

  • LTA Level 2 Coach

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

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Katie Millar

University Tennis Coordinator

Katie is our University Tennis Coordinator and also one of our coaches. She is graduate from the University of Portsmouth where she was an active member of the student tennis club and tennis ambassador focusing on increasing participation. Katie has a wealth of tennis experience mainly playing at a high level.

Katie is responsible for the running of the students tennis coaching programme and some on court delivery. She also supports the coaching delivery for the centre’s programmes.

Qualifications

  • LTA Level 2 Coach

Email: k.e.millar@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 723699

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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

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Louis Kirkup

University Tennis Coordinator

Louis is our University Tennis Coordinator and also one of our coaches. He is responsible for creating more workforce development opportunities as well as creating more opportunities for students to play tennis. He is also responsible for on-court coaching of the student tennis club sessions and BUCS training.

Louis is currently undertaking his level 2 coaching qualification. He has recently completed his line and chair umpire course and is looking to complete his referee’s license in the near future.

Qualifications

  • LTA Level 1 Coach

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

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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

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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

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Cristina Saplanch

Tennis Development Coach

Cristina has over 10 years coaching experience working with a wide range of ages and abilities. She has a degree in Sport Science and is looking to complete her Level 3 Coaching Qualification.

Cristina is responsible for supporting the coaching delivery for the centres’ programmes. She is also one of the coaches at Victoria Park.

Qualifications:

  • LTA Level 2 Coach

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