Tennis Programme

Tennis Programme

The BCS Tennis Programme is run in affiliation with West Hants Tennis Club.

Key Features

  • Programmes tailored to individual needs and devised to maximise potential and deliver high performance training.
  • Training delivered by a West Hants Academy coach at West Hants facilities
  • Daytime sessions based around the players academic timetable
  • Fitness testing throughout the year to evaluate fitness and conditioning levels
  • Musculoskeletal screening with specialists to assess any imbalances to apply corrective measures.
  • Physiotherapy and psychological support
  • National Coaches support
  • Annual tournament plans
  • School National Team competition entry
  • Video analysis and goal setting
  • Junior membership to West Hants
  • Player development
  • Academy clothing

Entrance Criteria

Entrants must be at or aspiring to be of regional standard or above. Entrants must have a 8.2 rating or better by the April prior to entry in year 7. All applicants must be assessed for Academy selection. LTA national ranking is also considered.

Entry into other year groups is by application and player must meet the age group criteria. Academy applicants will be expected to spend a trial day in BCS and a tennis assessment day at The West Hants Club the January before the September start. The West Hants Club is an LTA Local (LPDC) and Regional Player Development Centre (RPDC) providing training programmes for the best 14U players in the region. Access to the funding and all other benefits of the RPDC is available to Tennis Academy players who meet the criteria.

Meet the West Hants Coaches

James White - Senior Performance Coach
15 Years Coaching Experience

Former LTA Regional Coach Richard Irwin 
LTA Level 4 Coach | Ex-pro and Top 600 in the World

Maz Bury and BWT Physiotherapist
Strength and Conditioning, fitness screening and physio support.

BCS Academy Coaching Team
Team of Level 4 and Level 5 Coaches with vast experience and knowledge of player development.

How to Join

You can request further information about our Tennis Programme by emailing our Director of Sport, Richard Harrison-Poole.