It is the minimum requirement of Tennis Avenue Academy that all coaches must have competitive experience at international or top national level. All coaches are CRB-checked and insured. The head coaches at the academy are:
Hareen Wasantha - Director of Tennis
Represented England at 18&U level and two-time Middlesex county 18&U champion.
Former member of the LTA School of Excellence that resided and trained at Bisham Abbey (when it used to be the LTA national training centre).
Coached Ilge Alpay from mid-county standard at age 14 (rating 7.2) to WTA world ranking within a period of 5 years.
Achieved WTA world ranking of 746 in 2006. Extensive international experience as a player.
Achieved victory over top 500 player, and on the verge of a breakthrough in the rankings prior to being halted by long term injury.
Intimate understanding of our unique methods having experienced the process herself as a player.
National level player with a current LTA Rating of 2.1
Sports Management student at Stirling University
Grew up at the academy from the age of 11
Intimate understanding of our unique methods having experienced the process himself as a player.