Coaching

Our Coaches - Croxley Tennis Club
At Croxley Tennis Club, our coaching team are able to offer a variety of coaching programmes for Tots, Juniors and Seniors 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 - Wayne McDonald
Wayne McDonald
Accreditation: LTA Level 3 & LTA Mini Advanced Coach
Coaches: 1:1 / Group / Drills
Standards: Junior / Intermediate / County / National

I really enjoy working with adults & juniors, either in groups or individuals, beginner, improver, advanced players, in local schools and at Croxley Tennis Club. I've developed a year round coaching programme which as been put in at the club and in local schools. I've been a qualified LTA Coach for over 2001 years.




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 - Alex Gopalla
Alex Gopalla
Accreditation: LTA Level 2 Coach & International experience with Performance Juniors
Coaches: 1:1 / Group / Drills
Standards: Junior / Intermediate / Performance

Alex brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that spans over 1980 years of involvement in tennis. He enjoys the game both as a player and coach, and is always looking to inspire his passion and love of the sport. Alex has previously worked with all playing standards including a former top British player and men's grand slam finalist! He always strives to motivate his students to the best that they can be and firmly believes that "you can never stop learning".