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 4 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

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

  • LTA Accredited+ Level 3 Tennis Coach
  • Tennis For Kids trained
  • Miss Hits activator
  • Cardio Tennis Instructor
  • R4 Referee & Court Supervisor
  • CRB checked and First Aid qualified

Sally is a Level 3 Tennis Coach with 3 years’ coaching experience at East Dorset, Lymington and Southbourne Tennis Clubs including tots, juniors and adults.

Sally enjoys coaching adults and juniors alike especially adult intermediate level players and mini tennis through to yellow ball juniors. She’s also trained in Cardio Tennis, Tennis for Kids and Miss Hits and has experience coaching players with a variety of learning disabilities as well as wheelchair tennis. Her goal is to help players reach their personal potential and to gain confidence through tennis.

Sally is also a Tournament Referee for Grade 4 & 5 tournaments and enjoys running fun junior and adult tournaments as well.

Contact Details
Mobile: 07926 749715

Connor Glover

  • Level 1 Tennis Coach
  • CRB checked and First Aid qualified
Connor has 6 years experience in the Max Tennis School coaching programme and represents East Dorset in league matches. He also enjoys playing singles and entering local tournaments.

Contact Details
Mobile: 07415 048425