OUR TEAM

Our coaching team are the most experienced coaches in the business. They are fully qualified and widely experienced in delivering tennis based lessons to pupils aged 4-11 years. Our coaches are always conscious that their sessions must be consistent, action-packed and most important of all – fun!!

All Coaches are fully qualified
All Coaches are Enhanced DBS checked
All Coaches are First Aid qualified
Continuing Personal Development (CPD)

The Playground Tennis Company is proud of its bespoke CPD programme. All coaches take part in our termly in-house training sessions and are regularly assessed and monitored by our team of Senior Managers. Finally, we ensure that all coaches are fully trained in every aspect of working within a school environment:

Lesson Plans
Behaviour Management
Pupil Assessments
Policies

The Playground Tennis Company is committed to promoting and delivering best practice when working with children. We ensure that each and every coach is familiar with our following policies:

Safeguarding Children
Health and Safety
Coaches Code of Ethics and Conduct

Max Hastings – Founder of The Playground Tennis Company

The Playground Tennis Company was founded by Max Hastings (no NOT The Daily Mail columnist!) in early 2015. Max has been involved in coaching tennis for over 25 years, having first learnt to teach in Summer camps in America, he went on to hold Head of Tennis positions at The Park Club and The Queens Club.

During that time Max has had the privilege to run and organise Master Classes and Junior Clinics with such players as Andy Murray, Jamie Murray, Pat Cash and Nick Bollettieri, just to name a few. He has also taught over 10,000hrs of junior lessons and worked with some top international junior players.

Max’s deep knowledge and passion for learning the game and his expertise in teaching juniors make a great combination on teaching primary school classes.

Contact Max : info@playgroundtennis.com or call 07967592899

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Adam Muggivan – Director of Tennis Operations

Adam has been playing and teaching tennis for over 20yrs and has a wealth of experience in teaching juniors and adults. Adam is enthusiastic, energetic and very motivating and will ensure everyone is engaged and enjoys every session. Adam is also our Playground Tennis Director of Operations and overseas all aspects of our coaching team, along with training and developing new programmes. He is never without a smile!

Contact Adam : adam@playgroundtennis.com

 

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John Stone – Schools Tennis Coach

John is an extremely experienced in primary tennis coaching. John is also a very keen player himself and regularly competes in national rating tournaments. John has been teaching for Playground Tennis for over 1.5 years and have delivered of 200hrs of primary school playground teaching. His classes are refreshing, entertaining and fun. He also tells really bad jokes!

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Michal Kuchmacz – Schools & Academy Tennis Coach

Michal is a young passionate coach with a player competitive past. He joined the Playground Tennis at the beginning and has been always wonderful in delivering tennis lessons to our juniors. He received twice the Player of The Year award at his University and from this year he will the University tennis team coach, but will be obviously focusing more on Playground juniors He is very professional and loves to motivate juniors to develop their skills.

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Mo Habibi – West London Schools Co-Ordinator

Mo has been involved in tennis for over 15 years. Coaching juniors and adults all around London. Mo has a real passion for playing/coaching and always ensures his lessons are not only educational but super fun! Hi is always willing to go that extra mile to ensure all participants are motivated and performing to the best of their ability.

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