Cross in Hand Coaches

Nick Andrews | Director of Tennis
LTA Senior Performance Coach

Nick Andrews heads the South Coast Tennis team. Overseeing the coaching programmes at all our venues.

Nick is the Director of Tennis at Cross IN Hand LTC and along with Paul Dent, our Head Pro at Cross in Hand, works with players of all ages and abilities, servicing the club's coaching requirements with the aim of enabling all players to fulfill their potential. Cross in Hand has a thriving Adult & Junior programme where there is something for everyone.

Contact Nick with regards to coaching at Cross in Hand : 07790 037030

Paul Dent | Head-Pro Cross In Hand LTC
LTA Senior Performance Coach / MSc. PGCHE

Paul joined the team at cross in hand in 2012 after many years coaching in Hertfordshire.

He is an accredited sport psychologist having worked with London Wasps, GB mens hockey team in preparation for the Athens 2004 Olympics and with a number of Olympic platform divers including a silver medal winner. He brings a wealth of experience in terms of coaching having completed his CCA in 1987 and upgraded to a senior performance coach (level 4) in 2010. He has worked with County and Regional players including two that are now on the world circuit.

Paul will focus mainly on the academy players and is available for adult and junior coaching at Cross In Hand LTC.

Contact Paul with regards to coaching at Cross In Hand : 07973 751462

Darren Linegar | Assistant Professional
LTA CCA (UKCC Level 4) Registered coach

Darren joins South Coast Tennis bringing with him a wealth of experience in coaching all ages and abilities along with previous South Coast Tennis experience working at Wickwoods Heatlh Club in West Sussex for two of his 15 year coaching career.

He has previously worked at Mayfield Tennis Club, David Lloyd Eastbourne and in 2010 helped train Brighton University sports coaching students.

Darren is available for individual adult and junior coaching of all abilities at Cross In Hand Tennis Club.

Dan Watt | Assistant Professional
LTA (UKCC2) Registered coach

Dan joined us as a full time coach in 2017. He too, was one of our promising junior players training with SCT performance squad at Cooden Beach SSC & competed at county level. Dan has been Mens Singles Champion 3 year running, Mens Doubles & Mixed Doubles Champion at Cooden Beach SSC.

Dan became a tennis leader at 15, assisted with the tennis camps and junior coaching and has gone on and taken his LTA level 1 and 2 coaching qualifications. Dan is in the process of taking his level 3 Club Coach award. He is available for coaching mini-tennis, beginner/Intermediate level adults and juniors at Mayfield St Leonards School, Cross In Hand LTC & Cooden Beach SSC.