Coaching

CHRISTINE HEPPELL – Head Coach, Durham Archery Lawn Tennis Club

  • Fully licensed, LTA Level 4, Senior Club Coach.
  • 35 years experience coaching juniors and adults of all ages and abilities.
  • Captain of the U10 Girls Durham and Cleveland County team.
  • Plays for Durham and Cleveland County Ladies Team (over35s and 50s).
  • Tennis Coach for Durham School.

Junior Coaching

Group coaching sessions at the club are run all year round and are undertaken by Christine Heppell and John Heppell. These sessions currently cost £24 for a six week block, and must be booked in advance via the Club Coach. Individual lessons or small group lessons are available at mutually convenient times.
Costs: £20 per hour – Senior Club Coach, £15 per hour – Level 2 Coach

Adult Coaching

Ladies group coaching currently undertaken by Christine on a Tuesday morning. Individual lessons can be arranged at mutually convenient times.

For more information, please contact Christine on 07944 870940

MATT WIGHAM - Senior Club Coach, Durham Archery Lawn Tennis Club

  • Fully licensed, LTA Level 4, Senior Club Coach.
  • LTA 10 and under Performance qualification.
  • 3.2 LTA rating, Mens County player.
  • Hitting partner for WTA players ranked as high as 115 (singles) and top 100 (doubles).
  • 5 years as University Tennis Co-ordinator for Sunderland and Northumbria University developing their tennis programmes, as well as coaching adults and juniors at Sunderland Tennis Centre.

For more information about coaching and online bookings, visit www.tennismatt.com 

Adult Group Coaching

Adult group coaching courses take place at the club during term time and are run by Matt Wigham.

Courses cost £6 per 60 minute session, and run termly. Courses must be booked in advance via www.tennismatt.com 

For more information, contact Matt info@tennismatt.com 

  • Wednesday - Mens training 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Wednesday - Beginners Coaching 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Friday - Rusty racquets / Improvers Coaching 1 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Friday - Rusty racquets / Improvers Coaching 2 7:30 pm -8:30 pm
  • Friday - Ladies' training 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

For more information contact Matt  info@tennismatt.com 

Christine Heppell


Matt Wigham