LATEST NEWS: City of Peterborough club rewarded for excellent progress

The remarkable progress of City of Peterborough Tennis Club has been recognised with a regional award from the LTA.

Wednesday, 13th June 2018, 3:08 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 4:44 pm
City of Peterborough tennis manager Bill Skead (front, second right) and coach Dean Ross-Hamilton (back, right) on court at Nottingham Tennis Centre with the club's prestigious award. Photo: Georffrey Smith.

The club was judged on growth of membership, excellent customer service, strong leadership and working relationships, good links with the local community and the use of innovation and technology.

City’s membership has risen from 25 to 315 since 2016 following a dramatic upgrade in facilities, including the introduction of two indoor courts.

The club also run a coaching programme for over 200 youngsters. The club employs five coaches, two of them full-time.

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City of Peterborough's certificate to recognise a regional award from the LTA.

City are proud of their close links with Jack Hunt School and severalprimary feeder schools. The club delivers lessons in schools and runs the Peterborough School games.

City also host touch tennis groups and offers wheelchair tennis. They are also committed to ‘Tennis Xpress’ which caters for new players or players returning to the sport after a lengthy absence.

City tennis club manager Bill Skead and head coach Dean Ross-Hamilton received the award during the current ladies tour event in Nottingham.