Mike James

Director of Tennis

I learned to play tennis on a court built by my Father in Langata, just outside Nairobi in Kenya, and there began a love affair with the sport that was further ignited on the hard courts of Tucson, Arizona where I played High School and Division 1 College tennis (at The University of Arizona,  studying History and English) and continues today in my role as Director of Tennis for Halton Tennis Centre and founder of it's coaching brand and provider Everyball Tennis...

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James Morgan

Head Coach and Programmes Director

I began playing tennis at the age of 11 after seeing a Davis Cup match on Channel 4 in December. I was immediately hooked after watching Stefan Edberg play and his graceful cat like movement at the net! I asked for tennis kit for my birthday in March the following year, and was also given lessons for the Easter break. After working really hard for 5 months after I had started playing, I attended a county sift day at Halton and was offered county...

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Jemima King

Senior Coach

Previously a top junior player, Jemima began coaching at Halton in 2005 after a successful US College career at Boise State. She is responsible for Everyball's Academy sessions and has a key role in the club's Performance Programme. She also runs USTS, a company that helps prospective students to secure scholarships at American universities. Jemima is still playing to a high level and is an integral member of the Buckinghamshire County team as well as being Halton's...

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Alan Hutcherson

Senior Coach

Alan was one of the region’s top juniors, who went to Australia and came back a tennis coach. You know his pupils – they all have great forehands! Alan coaches extensively within our Orange Academy programme, and is always availble for a chat and cuppa when he's stringing rackets.

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Dominic King

Head of Athlete Development

Dom is an Accredited Strength & Conditioning Coach (ASCC) as well as holding numerous other professional qualifications. His responsibility is to oversee the Sports Science delivery; this can encompass strength & conditioning, mental & emotional training and nutrition & lifestyle management. Dom also acts as a point of reference for players, coaches, parents and the LTA, among others. Dom also trains athletes from a number of other sports...

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Camilla Hayward

Mini Tennis Club Manager

Camilla has been a member of Halton Tennis Club for more than 18 years.  Having taught at a local pre-school for 12 years, she is a Level 2 Coach and is the Mini Tennis Club Manager.  She is also the Club's Press Officer and helps with Club administration.

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Roy Knight

Head of Academy Programme

I first started playing tennis at the age of 8 in Cornwall and I have been hooked ever since! As a junior I loved travelling all over the country playing competitively. Some of my best achievements include winning several grade 3 events and playing in the national championships, reaching a UK junior Ranking of 12. I have represented Cornwall from under 10 through to senior level and continue to do so today! At the age of 18 I moved to Louisiana in the United...

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Neale Proud

Lead Coach Red Academy

Neale joined us in 2012 from Batchwood High Performance Centre in St Albans, where he has spent the last 5 years working with county, regional & national U10 players as well as setting up one of the UK’s largest Mini-Tennis Talent ID & Performance programmes. Prior to becoming a full-time tennis coach he spent several years in management training & development, and is convinced this experience has given him a “sixth sense” when it comes to getting...

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Tim Ineson

Heads of Junior Tennis Club and Inclusive Tennis

Tim has played racket sports extensively from a young age and regularly represented his home county of Gloucestershire in both tennis and squash. He was selected for the University of Warwick tennis squad as well as playing for a number of different club teams. Tim started coaching at Berkhamsted Tennis Club in 2009 and moved to Halton in 2016. He has continued to build a great reputation as a skilled, patient and encouraging coach....

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Ed Taylor

Club and Academy Coach

Ed started playing tennis at 14 and his love for the game developed very quickly. He relishes the competition and all the hard work and his passion drives him to learn more and more as a player and now, as a coach.

Ed is a home-grown player - he learned and trained as a player at Halton in the Everyball programme and spent some time on the road competing. He now works at Halton as a travelling coach to players at all levels - county, national and...

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Christian Colvin

Head of LTA Local Player Development Centre

Chris joined our team from The Wimbledon Club, SW19 just across from the All England! He has a real passion for working with players of all levels that want to perform to the best of their ability. He joins our team with a diverse coaching background.

He began his coaching career as a 21 year old as the Head Coach of his local tennis club where he began to inspire a significant increase in junior coaching, developing a schools...

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Sam Kilhams

Club Coach and Strength & Conditioning Trainer

I was introduced to tennis age 7 by a coach from my local tennis club in Chichester West Sussex. The coach was running a taster session at my primary school and I enjoyed the experience enough to spend the next week badgering my parents to take me along to a session at the club. My persistence paid off and the next week I went along to a Saturday morning pay and play session. The enthusiasm I had for the game after that first session...

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Seb Callcut

Club Coach

I’ve been coaching for 7 years, working with all ages and abilities. From toddlers, once-a-weekers (people using the game to keep fit, to team players and every colour ball and junior players), performance players competing at ITF and brit tours. I am also currently the under-14 girls county coach for Bucks and have been doing this role for the 3 years.

Prior to tennis I completed my BSc (hons) in Sport and Exercise Science from Aberystwyth University, where I was...

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Tom Edis

Club Coach

I discovered tennis aged 6 hitting an old ball against the wall at a friends’ house – I never wanted to go back inside! It prompted my tennis-loving mum to book me in for some tennis lessons and I never looked back.

My growing love for the game saw me compete regularly as a junior as part of the ‘Chesham 3 Star’ tennis programme that trained on public courts. I broke into the Bucks county squad from the age of 10 (with Jemima!), and remained part of the set-up...

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Josh Greenway

I first started playing tennis when I was 5 and I loved it. I always wanted to be on court and this led me to eventually playing tennis 4 times a week! I got into my first county squad in my last year of red ball and then for the next couple of years I managed to stay dedicated and worked my way into the 10u county team, coached by our very own Tom Edis, (feeling older Tom?)

I then took a few years off from tennis in my teens due to persistent bouts of Glandular fever and when I was...

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Halton Tennis Centre
Chestnut End, Halton
Aylesbury HP22 5PD, UK

Tel: +44 (0)1296 623453

Welfare and Safeguarding

Please see our Coronavirus Risk Assessment.

If you have any concerns regarding your or another's welfare or safety at Halton, please contact, in confidence, our Club Welfare Officer – Tom Mayer: 07771 701629 / or via the club office.

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The Halton Child Protection, Vulnerable young adults, Bullying and Whistle blowing policies, as well as Diversity and Inclusion policies are published on the Halton website and copies are available from the office.

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The Halton Tennis Centre data protection policy is posted here (pdf download).

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