Andy CrockettAndy Crockett has been a tennis player for 40 years, 35 competitively, and is based in Wigginton, York.
Andy has been coaching since September 2010 and has been fully qualified and licensed through the LTA (Lawn Tennis Association) since July 2011. He has a full DBS check and a current first aid certificate. He has also attended courses in Child Protection, Disability Awareness, Cardio Tennis, Tennis for Large Groups, Schools Coaching and Equity in Coaching.
He is the Head Coach at Rowntree Park and also coaches Adult Sessions at Wigginton Tennis Club and Special Olympics for People with a Learning Disability.
He runs a schools coaching programme offering many primary school sessions and has started the first Blind Tennis Coaching Sessions to take place in North Yorkshire.
Andy is also working with Laura Campbell, who was selected to represent GB at the Special Olympic World Games in Los Angeles in 2015.  For more info on Special Olympics City Of York (SOCOY) click here.
From the early days of coaching 20 pupils he now brings the joy of tennis to about 400 people on a weekly basis.
For more information about Andy view his Linkedin Profile or LTA Coach Profile.

Jill King Jill King is a LTA Level 2 Tennis Coach, has a full CRB and DBS check and is First Aid certified.
She is also a qualified Teaching Assistant who has been working with children for many years.
During her time with Tennis for All, Jill has been coaching at School sessions, Children's Coaching sessions and many Holiday Camps. She has also been instrumental in helping start the first Blind Tennis sessions to be offered in North Yorkshire and attended the 1st International Blind Tennis Congress in February 2014. She has also been working with Special Olympics coaching people with learning disabilities, Wheelchair and Deaf tennis sessions. Together with Andy she has now set up the York Disability Tennis Network.
Jill plays competitively at Wigginton Tennis Club in both Mixed and Ladies Doubles teams.

Katherine TylerKatherine is a very experienced Sport Coach, having completed her degree at York St John University and is a Badminton England Level 2 Coach and a LTA Level 2 Tennis Coach.
She has done a lot of work in schools, both with Andy, delivering tennis and with other coaches and individually, delivering multi-sports sessions.
Katherine has a great sense of fun and enthusiasm, always encouraging players and enjoying a laugh along the way with them and fellow coaches too. Children and adults alike enjoy Katherine's delivery of lessons and respond very positively to her.

Tom ArmesTom Armes is studying for his A Levels at All Saints School. He has also been a pupil of Andy for a few years and was a member of the Under 16 Boys Team who won the York Area Aegon League in 2013.
Tom is a LTA Tennis Leader - an award that is given to under 16's who study under a qualified coach and work on a number of modules such as organising a competition, helping at your local club and helping in your school.
He has a great sense of fun and humour and is extremely popular with our under 10's. Always happy to 'take one for the team' Tom will be the joker who encourages the children's accuracy by becoming a 'target' for their shots.

Jenni Ashby is a valued member of the team, showing maturity far beyond her age. She specialises in helping at York Disability Tennis Network sessions and is fully competent at guiding our Visually Impaired Players as well as producing accurate feeding for both them and the Learning Disability participants. Her friendly nature and good sense of humour means she is well liked by both her colleagues and players. This year she has taken her Level 1 Coaching Assistant Course.