Meet our Coaches
As a junior Richard was trained at national level under Coach Nigel Sears who is now famous for coaching at world class level on the women's tour. He won junior county titles as well as a junior national doubles title. Since that time he has built up senior and junior coaching experience, working in clubs and schools around Sussex. Richard is head coach at Amherst and the director of 6love.
With competitive experience at Junior and Senior County level and a 2 year Tennis Scholarship at Temple Junior College, Texas behind him, Peter began coaching in 1993. He is CCA qualified & Registered with the LTA. In 2002, he trained with Sir John Whitmore to become an Inner Tennis Tutor for TenniscoachUK & is a founder member of www.innerworkscoaching.org. Qualified in NLP & Hypnotherapy. Peter uses tools from all of these fields to enhance learning, performance & enjoyment in his coaching.
Helen has worked with children for 13 years. She was manager of the creche at Maidstone Tennis and Fitness Centre for five years and has coached tennis at Amherst for seven years. Helen was inspired to take up tennis in her twenties and played and improved until she was able to train with the LTA and gain her DCA qualification in 2000, she then went on to upgrade to Club coach award in 2011. She is LTA Registered and is available for adult and junior coaching.
Jack joined the 6love team full time in March 2012 after returning from travelling Australia and Asia. He has been an Amherst member for many years, representing the club at junior and senior level. Jack has done a degree in Sports Studies ‘with PE’ at University of Brighton where he was Tennis Captain. He is currently PTR qualified and a member of the BTCA.