Coaching Team


Surrey Tennis Performance Manager Current

  • LTA Licensed Level 5 Master Performance Coach
  • Coach to ATP Doubles Player – Joe Salisbury
  • County Performance Manager – Surrey Tennis
  • Coaching the next generation….


  • Played tennis to International Junior level
  • National Coach LTA
  • U.S Collegiate Player
  • Surrey Performance Coach of the Year 2018/2019
  • Former coach of GB Number 1 Johanna Konta and Junior Wimbledon Finalist Jack Draper


  • Married since 1995
  • 3 girls and 1 boy: Tabitha 21 yrs Amelia 18yrs Grace 15yrs and Alexander 10yrs
  • Reside in Rudgwick, West Sussex
  • 2 dogs and 3 cats

Bit more….

  • 2018 Over 45s Sussex County Champion
  • Trained in Muay Thai for over 25 years
  • Certified in Sports Massage I.T.E.C
  • Qualified Boxercise and Kick-boxercise Instructor
  • Liverpool FC supporter
  • Completed two marathons. Best time of 4:13
  • Tried, but cannot water-ski
  • U10 National skateboarding champion in 1977
  • Former no.3 in the world Touchtennis


E:  T: 07821 908389

Phil Parkin  High Performance Coach

Hard at work on the court!


  • Coach to numerous county juniors
  • Licensed LTA Level 3 Performance Coach
  • Director of WTA Mini Tennis Development and WTA Park Tennis


  • Huge Liverpool F.C fan
  • Former WTA Head Coach at The National Tennis Centre
  • Former Performance Coach at Westside Tennis Club


E: T: 07711 576030

Mark Holdstock


Level 4 Performance Coach


  • Tennis Coach at Weybridge Tennis Academy
  • Tennis Coach at St George’s College
  • Surrey County Coach
  • Freelance Sports Psychology Consultant


  • Sutton Tennis Academy Scholar
  • Sussex County Player
  • Head of Junior Tennis at David Lloyd Woking
  • Head of Performance Tennis at Surbiton Racket and Fitness
  • BSc and MSc (Hons) in Sports Psychology
  • NLP Advanced Diploma
  • Coach county champions and ITF players
  • Articles published in Tennis Works, Tennis Magazine and Sport Psychology Today
  • Worked with pro player Natasha Khan as a Sport Psych consultant

Bit More

  • Huge Formula 1 fan
  • 11 handicap golfer – play with Justin a lot!

email: / mob: 07791 185816

Simon Pethybridge

Level 3 LTA Licensed Coach

    • Tennis  Coach at Weybridge Tennis Academy
    • Tennis  Coach at Wingham Court Tennis Club , Claygate
    • Coach at several Schools  within Surrey
  • Sports Disability Coach Bupa Wingham Court , Claygate
Surrey Tennis Development Coach of the Year 2017
    • Surrey Sports Council Disability Winner 2017
  • Elmbridge Coach of the Year 2017
    • Tennis is truly a fun game for everyone.
    • Enjoyment of the game is the most important aspect!
  • Inevitably your skills , game and fitness will improve
  • Fully supports LTA Coaching initiatives – Tennis Tuesday , Quorn Trophy 
Bit more 
  • Long term career background in Safeguarding of Adults and children
Leisure interest 
Transporting my two teenagers to various sporting commitments  throughout the week !