Meet the team

All of our coaches love being on court helping people play the wonderful game of tennis. Here are some personal details to help you get to know them a little better.

Jimmy Smith

  • Favourite tennis players Jannik Sinner & Emma Raducanu
  • Quick tip Never give up your focus as matches can always change momentum
  • Favourite singer/group The Beatles, Aphex Twin & Kate Bush
  • Fun fact Can speak French

Ben Pugh

  • Favourite tennis players Carlos Alcaraz & Iga Swiatek
  • Quick tip Always stay low on shots to generate more power & stability
  • Favourite singer/group Calvin Harris, Jordan Rakei
  • Fun fact Played Squash for Sussex