Tennis Academy


Myddelton College is a Tennis Academy, and works in consultation with Tennis Wales. This is a unique opportunity, we are one of the few schools in the UK which offers a tennis education as part of the curriculum. At Myddelton College, we also offer the opportunity to complete official LTA (Lawn Tennis Association) Coaching badges, which can demonstrate leadership, organisation and enhance your personal statement and UCAS application.

  • Nurture a culture of Tennis throughout school developing competition, practice, and social activities.
  • Scheduled events – internal and external school competitions, open days, Road to Wimbledon and other events
  • Develop young leaders in school to become ambassadors and assistants to the program
  • Increase Tennis activity with boarders as part of their weekend activities
  • Encourage and incentivise free play
  • Lunchtime clubs to increase standards ready for school team representations
  • Private, group and community lessons available
  • Local and National competitions

Programmes

Gold Tennis Programme

This programme includes:

  • 1 lunchtime group session each week of term time
  • 1 focus group session each week of term time
  • 1 private individual lesson per week
  • Indoor group sessions in the winter
  • Support with goal setting
  • Tournament planning

Programme Fees:

Annual cost £1800* which can be paid monthly
You may apply for scholarships
*school fees apply

Silver Tennis Programme

This programme includes:

  • 1 lunch time group session each week of term time
  • 1 focus group session per week
  • Indoor group sessions in the winter
  • Support with goal setting
  • Tournament planning
  • Match play practice opportunities

Programme Fees:

Annual cost £750* which can be paid monthly
You may apply for scholarships
*school fees apply

Bronze Tennis Programme

This programme is open to students of all ages.

This programme includes:

  • 1 lunch time group session each week of term time
  • Indoor group sessions in the winter

Programme Fees:

Annual cost £300

Focus Group Sessions

We also offer focus group sessions which cost £150 per term.

Private Individual Lessons

We also offer individual private lessons which cost £35 per hour.

Meet the coach

Tennis Academy Myddelton

    LTA Master Coach Level 5 – John Whitehall

    For more than 25 years, John has dedicated himself to the profession of Tennis coaching, accumulating a string of notable achievements:

  • Recognised as an LTA Master Coach Level 5, accredited by the LTA and equipped with safeguard training, regularly updated through first aid refreshers.
  • Awarded the prestigious title of LTA Welsh Coach of the Year in 2022, having previously received accolades such as Performance Coach of the Year. His work with performance players earned him high commendation from the LTA.
  • Extensive experience working with a diverse range of players, from National Champions to absolute beginners, across all skill levels. He has been the individual coach to international players of various age groups.
  • John’s career has taken him to multiple venues across Europe, contributing his expertise in various roles and he remains an active participant in Tennis, proudly representing North Wales and continuing to play the sport himself.

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