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Highly experienced, friendly and helpful Coaches are also available for one-to-one private lessons. All the members of the tennis coaching team are fully LTA qualified with current licenses and insurance. The team all hold First Aid Appointed Persons certificates and are fully DBS checked.
For general tennis coaching queries please
Phone: 07833 247189
- Andy RatnageLevel 3 LTA Qualified Coach - Head Coach
Andy is an experienced Level 3 LTA qualified coach who works with players of all ages and abilities. Having had over 10 years tennis coaching experience, most recently Andy has been coaching at a club in Hertfordshire which has enabled him to gain experience in working with some of the top county juniors as well as some national players. He has enjoyed teaching mini tennis players from complete beginners to academy level and has also worked with academy squads to improve both their tennis skills and physical fitness.
Andy has managed and coached multiple junior tennis camps and creates a fun and vibrant atmosphere for recreational junior players. He has worked with adults of various abilities ranging from beginners to advanced both in groups and as an individuals.
Although he has a lot of experience coaching tennis, Andy started his career out of university working in football for the Tottenham Hotspur U18 team (even though he is an Arsenal fan!) Feel free to chat to him about this or anything sport related around the club and Andy is looking forward to working with you all on court.
Tel No. 07833 247189
- Neil MansellLTA Level 4 accredited plus Coach
LTA level 4 accredited plus coach. As a player Neil represented England at 18 and under level, was a county champion and played regularly for Middlesex at both junior and senior level.
Neil has spent a large part of his coaching career working with some of the elite players on the WTA tour (including Wimbledon
champions). More recently Neil has combined his work on the British tour with running a successful club program for all ages and abilities in North London.
Neil is delighted to be a part of the Oakleigh Park coaching team and is available for private lessons most days to work with players of all ages and abilities. Tel No. 07940 477021
- Michael JalpotaLevel 3 LTA Qualified Coach
As a junior, Michael trained Full time at both Gosling Tennis Centre and Batchwood Performance Tennis Centre. After completing his GCSE’s he moved to ‘top tennis academy’ in Czech Republic to train on a full time basis.
Michael has a passion for Playing and Coaching. Since completing his Level 3 Coaching qualification he has worked in several Clubs teaching both Juniors and Adults of varying abilities. He most recently coached at Radlett Lawn Tennis Club.
When he isn’t coaching, Michael competes in National tournaments and has achieved an LTA rating of 1.2. He has competed in ITF tournaments around the world including, most recently, Greece, Turkey and Israel.
His other passions include Football and Music.
Tel No. 07848 012901
- Stavros VlavianosLevel 3 LTA Qualified Coach
Stavros is an integral part of the coaching team at Oakleigh Park LTSC and we are delighted to have him with us. Stavros is an LTA level 3 qualified coach with lots of experience delivering tennis sessions to a wide range of ages and ability levels.
Before joining Oakleigh Park LTSC Stavros was working at a club in Hertfordshire and was county captain for the U9 boys team. He has also played at a high level and was ranked in the top 10 nationally as a player at U12 in Greece.
He has great technical knowledge, making him an excellent developer of young tennis players but also excels in developing the tennis skills of adults; helping them to achieve their goals on the court! He also runs a pretty fun and intense cardio tennis session!
Stavros works Monday to Saturday and is available for private lessons.
Tel No. 07745 235 689