JILL FELSTEAD (Level 4 lta accredited lta tennis coach)

Jill grew up in Northampton and represented Northants for 11 years at both junior and senior levels. She played at Junior Wimbledon twice and still plays for Essex in a Seniors Team. Jill trained with the Dewpool School of Lawn Tennis, a London company, then completed all the coaching exams with the LTA. She was selected to travel to Zimbabwe as provincial coach in Manicaland where she trained school children up to a provincial level and several represented Zimbabwe. She also coached adults and eventually trained coaches at a Teacher's Training College. She and her family left Zimbabwe in 2001 and Jill has happily continued coaching at FLTC.

summer coaching 2018

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Ladies Groups are run during the mornings as well as coaches being available for individual lessons.
A comprehensive league and tournaments programme is run throughout the year to incorporate all standards.
Coaches are available for individual lessons bookable through Jill

Jill Felstead Individual Lessons 1 hour - £25 (£27 in bubble),
1/2 hour - £14 (£15 in bubble)


A charge will be payable for cancellation within 24 hours.
No-shows will incur the full amount.

Our coach Jill has picked up some invaluable tips from Judy Murray. Jill went on a coaching day with The British Foundation Cup team captain and Mum of Wimbledon champion Andy. After the event Jill said: ‘It was great-motivating and informative and a day to remember.’ Murray and tennis coach Kris Souter have spent the past four months promoting her Set 4 Sport programme.


For young players starting tennis, aged 5 - 7
Ball sense, co-ordination and basic strokeplay.
emphasis on fun!

For players able to bump rally in the short court.
Development of all basic strokes and rallying.
Aged 7 - 9 approx.

For players able to rally on at least 3/4 court and serve over arm competently.
Emphasis on matchplay.

Development Squad
Full court tennis for players with a good all round game who are starting to compete in tournaments.
Emphasis on matchplay (Invitation only).

Tournament Squad/Performance Squad
For players who are serious about their tournament play. Emphasis on matchplay, spin and physical conditioning
(Invitation only).

Mini Academies
The Club selects our most promising young players to take part in Academy training sessions.

Academy members
compete against other clubs in team matchplay and County tournaments.