Meet the Coaches
D.T.B B License (German Tennis Federation)
LTA Level 4
LTA Accredited Coach
T: 07809 882 118
Richard joined Hamilton as Head Coach in November 2018, to provide coaching for both adult and junior members and also for non-members interested in learning to play tennis.
Richard has played and trained tennis at the highest level and has over 30 years experience of coaching tennis with all ages and abilities, both in the UK and in Germany. Based in Germany from 1990 to 2002, he worked as a Regional Coach and at a High Performance Centre. He was involved in training several WTA and ATP Tour players at this time and has experience as Tournament Director at Meinerzhagen. Returning to the UK, Richard was Director of Tennis at Repton School Derbyshire. Since 2011 he’s provided Tennis Consultancy & Player & Club Development Management.
Vision for Hamilton Tennis Club:
Richard wants to provide a comprehensive tennis programme to cater for all age groups and standards from beginner to performance players. He aims to inspire the North East of Leicestershire to create a community project to promote Tennis & Sport for all standards and to inspire Hamilton Tennis Club to become the leading tennis club in North East Leicestershire.
Some thoughts from Richard:
Life Rules: Its better to walk alone than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.
Favourite Quote: If you cannot be positive then at least be quiet
Motivational Tip: F-E-A-R has two meanings
1 Forget Everything and Run
2 Face Everything and Rise. The Choice is yours!
Look forward to seeing you all on the courts. Richard Physick