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Our Coaches

Private, semi-private and group coaching is available through The Challenger Tennis Academy. Contact one of the coaches below for further information

Feel free to contact the coaches at any time!

Gavin Kampers

Gavin Kampers (pre – 2008) National Instructor, is a passionate coach who strives to encourage players from a young age to “love” the game of tennis. 

His father inspired him to start playing at the age of 4. 

He has 30 years of coaching experience at all levels and attends TSA workshops and completes ITF courses yearly.

Gavin believes in encouraging players and boosting their tennis confidence to help them better their game.

“However great your dedication, you never win anything on your own.” 

Rafael Nadal 


James Wolfe-Coote

Play and Stay coach, as well as National Instructor course through T.S.A 

8 years of coaching experience with all levels of play from beginners through to more advanced players. 

Focusing mainly on the introduction of the game on not only a technical level, but also with a fun and exciting approach in the hopes of introducing the younger generation to the wonderful game of tennis, and inspiring them to pursue their dreams with passion and dedication. 

At a young age was coached and instructed by Gavin Kampers, and fell in love with the game immediately. 

Played 1st team tennis throughout High School. 

Part of the club's 1st side for several years, helping the side gain promotion to Premier League. 

"You only live once, but you get to serve twice"

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