Coaching

Our Coaches - Croxley Tennis Club
At Croxley Tennis Club, our coaching team are able to offer a variety of coaching programmes for Adults, Juniors and Tots to suit all standards.

Our Adult Programmes offer both 1:1 coaching up to performance standard, Group Sessions, Cardio and Team Drills for those looking to sharpen their game under pressure. Our Junior Programmes include group sessions for TOTS, Orange and Red ball through to Squads, School Programmes and Junior 1:1 Coaching.

Our Coaching Team are unique in both their experience, style and approach, and are here to help you develop your game. Our Coaches can be contacted via their details below if you are interested in discussing lessons. For further details on our Juniors please visit our Junior page. For further details on Cardio Sessions, click here.

Croxley Tennis Club Coach - Brian Linskey
Brian Linskey
Accreditation: LTA Level 4 Performance Coach
Coaches: 1:1 / Group / Drills
Standards: Junior / Intermediate / County

Brian Linskey is a highly experienced tennis coach, player, consultant and motivator with over 50 years' experience in the game of tennis. His coaching history spans over 1986 years, and he embraces the philosophy "what you put into practice, you get out of play at all levels". Brian has previously coached a long list of players: former Wimbledon players, Essex and Herts County Squads, and the Macarbi British Team.

His previous development and UK Infrastructure experience includes club team growth, development and specialisation and consultation. Brian also previously worked on developing mini tennis in the UK along with club mark (tennis mark) and various licensing schemes for UK tennis coaching. Other achievements include winning the national Over 35s twice, and has previously held an LTA 2:1 rating. He has also represented the Great Britain Vets Club and held the former role of National Racquets Manager for David Lloyd.

He holds a Level 4 Performance Coach qualification and today holds a 6.2 rating.

Today, Brian offers his unique level of knowledge, experience and skills at Croxley Tennis Club to all members. If you are a looking to take your game to the next level, please find Brian's contact details below.


Croxley Tennis Club Coach - Karen Dawson
Karen Dawson
Accreditation: LTA Level 3
Coaches: Groups & Private 1:1 lesson's - Mini Tennis/ Junior Tennis/ Adult Tennis / Schools Programme/ Holiday Camps
Standards: All ages and all standards

Karen is a highly experienced tennis coach with over 30 years of coaching experience gained in various tennis venues, such as parks, clubs and indoor centres. She has a passion for grass roots tennis and has developed her coaching philosophy over the years which enables her to help players of all ages, levels and abilities. As a junior Karen represented Middlesex in the County Cup and was a county champion. At present Karen is relaunching and developing the junior programme at Croxley Tennis Club. If you would like more information on classes or private lessons to improve your game further, then please find Karen's contact details below.