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Tennis

Overview

We are a vibrant, enthusiastic and very committed club, and as such have been very successful over the past several years. There are opportunities for all standards of players to enjoy their tennis and be part of an exciting tennis club. 

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The teams compete nationally in the BUCS Leagues and also within the European Leagues. 

There are nine student teams which compete in BUCS (six men’s teams and three women’s teams). There is also representation in the Men’s National Doubles League, Leeds Indoor League, and Aegon Team Tennis.

If you are interested in the Tennis programme and would like further information please contact steven.mcloughlin@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.

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  • Recreational Tennis:

Fun, informal sessions are available, ranging from Free Play to Cardio Tennis. For more information please contact Paul Johnson the University Tennis Co-ordinator on P.A.Johnson@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.


  • Disability Tennis:

Our University is a partner of the Tennis Foundation creating opportunity for players with disabilities. It is a major partner in the Leeds Disability Network and currently trains GB Performance Wheelchair player (Ed Holt). A previous student of the university includes Catherine Fletcher (GB Deaflympian – Gold & current GB National Deaf Coach). 

If you are interested in this programme and would like further information please contact Louise Assioun on l.assioun@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.

  •  Tennis Coaching:

Our University has a high reputation for supporting Tennis in the University sector, creating opportunities to combine education with tennis, whilst continuing to play or develop as a coach, within a fully mentored, integrated and supportive environment. Graduate Students have gained careers in Tennis in general tennis coaching, performance coaching, Head Coaching Positions, County administrators, National Performance Coaches and many linked into Sport Science and marketing careers. The University is also the only University to be an accredited LTA/ Skillsactive Coach Education Centre in the UK, focusing on:

  • Providing LTA coaching qualifications (L1 & L2) at our University and throughout Yorkshire.
  • Tutoring Level 3 and Level 4 courses at Leeds Beckett University.
  • Providing a range of LTA CPD and CPD written by Leeds Beckett.
  • Provide a coach mentorship programme for students – Volunteers / Coaching Scholarships / Senior Coaching Scholarships / Student Tennis Ambassador / University Tennis Co-ordinator.

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  • High quality indoor and outdoor facilities
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