Tennis Coaches

Since 2007  Max Tennis School, an independent tennis coaching provider, has been delivering a comprehensive coaching programme at East Dorset LTCC. There are 5 coaches led by Head Coach Brian McFadden. See our Facebook page for news and events. Meet the coaches…  

Brian McFadden - Head Tennis CoachBrian McFadden

  • USPTA Professional since 1987
  • LTA Licensed
  Head Coach Brian’s coaching philosophy is that you must be having fun – even when learning and working hard! He has extensive experience of working with both junior and adult players and has designed several new programmes for EDLTCC, ensuring that there is something for everyone to enjoy or to work toward. So, whether you are a beginner or want to take it to the Max feel free to give him a call to talk about individual tennis lessons or any of our group programmes. There is also a new virtual pro-shop at the club, so if you are looking for any tennis equipment, log on to as Brian can offer discounts on the online prices quoted.
Tennis Coaching Highlights
  • Coach to Louis Allen (aged 8-16 years) Dorset Mens singles champion 2016. National 16 and under doubles champion 2016.
  • In 2012 Brian took part in a promotion event for youngsters beside the Thames for the London 2012 Olympics with Novak Djokovic
  • Head Tennis Coach at East Dorset Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club from 2007
  • Coach to Lana Rush (aged 8 to 13 years) Cheshire county champion u10. National 10 and under champion 2007.
  • Individual coach to Scott Dickson (aged 9-17 years) GB No 1 at all Age Groups. Represented GB in Summer and Winter Cup at Numerous Age Groups. Winner under 14 indoor nationals. Points Leader Under 18 Winter indoor Nationals. Winner Under 18 National Doubles. Winner ITF Nottingham. Runner-up ITF Wrexham. Played Wimbledon ITF Juniors 2005 and 2006.
  • Individual coach to Samantha Murray (aged 12-18 years)
    Winner Under 16 Indoor Nationals.  National indoor under 18 champion.  She played The Championships at Wimbledon twice against Camilla Giorgio and Maria Sharapova.  Winner of many WTA singles and doubles events, including ITF Doha Qatar and Nottingham.  Highest WTA ranking 168.
  • Coach to Kim Schmeider (aged 9 to 14 years) Cheshire county champion u10 and u12. National clay court 10 and under champion 2005.
  • Under 18 GB Junior Davis Cup Captain, Poland 2005
  • Under 16 GB Junior Davis Cup Captain, Spain 2004
  • Travelling tennis coach for GB National Teams aged 10-18 from 1999-2005
  • Cheshire County Tennis Coach from 1999-2007
Contact Details

Emma Everington - Tennis CoachEmma Everington

  • LTA Level 3 licensed tennis coach
  • Sports Development and Coaching BSc (Hons)
  • CRB Checked
  • First Aid Qualified
  • Safeguarding and Protecting Children

Emma, who was born in Bournemouth, started playing tennis at 6 years old. From a very young age Emma knew that she wanted to be a tennis coach so later chose to study a degree in Sports Development and Coaching at Bournemouth University to help with her desired career. During her time at university, she regularly competed for the BU tennis team.

Emma has been working in tennis coaching for 10 years so has a lot of experience of teaching anyone from beginners right through to advanced players. Before coming to East Dorset, Emma was running the successful coaching groups at Swanmore Gardens, which provided affordable tennis for all. She firmly believes that everyone should be able to play tennis regardless of age, ability or background. The most important thing is that people enjoy themselves when they are on the tennis court so she always makes sure that lessons are fun while focusing on a learning objective.

Tennis Coaching Highlights
  • Tennis coach at The West Hants Club
  • Tennis in the Park coach
  • Vast experience of working with large school groups
  • Ran Sports Days for local schools
  • Physical Education Assistant at Kings Park School
Contact Details
Mobile: 07857 357364

Tom Beach

  • Level 4 Accredited Coach
  • Cardio Tennis Instructor
  • Tennis Express trained
  • CRB Checked
  • First Aid Qualified
  • Safeguarding and Protecting Children

Tom has been a full-time tennis coach for over 10 years now and Level 4 qualified since September 2015. Tom’s aim is to make his time on court for players enjoyable whilst making sure that they get the most out of the sessions regardless of ability. He’s a very passionate tennis coach who is fully committed to his players and club. Having grown up playing tennis at East Dorset, Tom’s excited to be able to get to back to where he started and bring some of his knowledge and skills to what he knows is a great club.

Playing and coaching highlights
    • Former number 1 in Dorset for all junior age groups
    • Number two in country at u16’s
    • Played junior Wimbledon in 2004
    • Lived in Spain for a year age 16 training with Juan Carlos Ferrero at his academy whilst he was a top 50 player in the world
    • Coach to Freddie Powell who has a current u18 world junior ranking
    • Former coach to u12 girl’s nationals quarterfinalist
    • Currently has 10 players in the top ten in the county age group u10, u12 &u16
    • Currently has 3 players in top 50 regionally for u10 & u12
  • Coach to Rhys Halcrow top 100 nationally u12 & u14
Contact Details
Mobile: 07525 630050

Sally Revell 

  • Level 2 Accredited Coach
  • Cardio Tennis Instructor
  • Competition Organiser
  • Court Supervisor & Grade 5 Referee
  • CRB Checked
  • First Aid Qualified
  • Safeguarding and Protecting Children

Sally is a keen tennis player and has been a member at East Dorset for 7 years, playing in the ladies doubles and Club Championships singles events. Sally started working as a Coaching Assistant in September 2016 and is now a Level 2 Coach. She runs the club’s weekly Improver sessions, Wednesday club nights and box leagues, as well as a Friday evening mini tennis pay and play session.

Sally organises a busy schedule of junior tournaments at the club, including Team Challenge and LTA Grade 5 events, and is a Court Supervisor at events like the Dorset Open, Bournemouth Open and Dorset County Open. Sally enjoys seeing the improvements players make through coaching and giving players opportunities to compete in tournaments.

Contact Details
  • Email:
  • Mobile: 07926 749715