Coaching at Hartswood is available for adults and juniors on an individual or group basis all year round. Members as well as non-members are welcome.

Christian Gallan's LOVEtennis team believe in providing fresh, dynamic and community orientated coaching for all ages, abilities and backgrounds. We believe that everybody deserves top quality coaching and we are very excited about having the opportunity to deliver our coaching programme at Hartswood Tennis Club.

We have an excellent team of coaches who will ensure that you enjoy each time you step on court with us. 
With more than 20 years of international coaching experience, we are excited to share our unique approach, build confidence and maximize the potential of all our players.

We love what we do and we pass this energy to all our players, so join us today and feel the difference!

What we offer at Hartswood

For more information regarding coaching available please contact LOVEtennis via our contact form.

For private coaching lessons under floodlights there is an additional £5 charge to cover the lighting cost and this needs to be added to all the hourly prices shown opposite.

* Note that to continue to receive coaching after an initial introductory lesson players will have to either pay an annual £30 LOVEtennis coaching membership fee or alternatively become a full Hartswood member. 

Coach: Miguel Cicenia

Miguel Cicenia is a former professional tennis player (671 ATP) and a member of the Venezuelan Davis Cup team.  After his retirement, he has successfully built a seven-year coaching career having the opportunity to own a high-performance tennis academy for over a three-year period in his native city of Caracas.  

Miguel has the ITF Level 3 Coaching Award and he is currently converting this to an LTA Level 3 Award

He is also a Sports journalist specialised in tennis with a bachelor's degree in Mass Communications/Journalism and a Master's degree in Sports Journalism from St Mary's Twickenham University.

Motto – Perseverance and passion moves mountains.

Charge: £40 per hour (non Hartswood members £42*)

Coach: Leon Wong

Leon's coaching career began 10 years ago and, to this date, he still has immense passion for his chosen career path. Leon has coached at many different clubs throughout London and has a wealth of experience and knowledge teaching at all levels. His playing ability will allow students to obtain great hitting sessions at a professional standard.

Leon is an LTA Level 3 Licensed Coach
He has great energy and enthusiasm on court and has produced some great Juniors through his coaching at performance level.
Motto - It is a joint effort. Put in the hard work and I will guide you to your goals.

Charge: £40 per hour (non Hartswood members £42*)

Head Coach: Christian Gallan

Christian is Tennis Director and the founder of LOVEtennis. He has 30 years of international playing and coaching experience.

He loves nothing more than giving fun, encouraging, challenging and rewarding coaching sessions every time he steps on the court.

Christian is a highly technical coach that has developed his own unique teaching style by working together with and learning from some of the world’s leading coaches. He has made a big difference to everyone that works with him. He works with players of all ability and age. To him all that matters is making a difference to their game!

Motto – Talk with your racket, play with your heart!

Christian is a fully licensed Level 4 Senior Club Coach Award coach.

Charge: £42 per hour (non Hartswood members £45*)

​Coach: Robert Tower

Rob has been motivating and bringing fun and expertise to the court for 25 years. His lessons are motivating, technical and rewarding and his approach is energetic and patient.
Rob has coached all levels of the game right up to National players.

Motto - Try hard, be patient, and you will surpirse yourself.

Rob is an LTA Licensed Coach and holds a Level 3 Coaching Award.

Charge: £38 per hour (non Hartswood members £40*)

Coach: Ben Jones

Ben has been a tennis coach for the past 10 years and is fully licensed by the Lawn Tennis Association. Before joining the LOVEtennis coaching team, Ben has coached in many different locations around the world including U.S.A, Spain, Dubai, Turkey, Germany and Australia. Not forgetting England where he also had many good coaching experiences (despite the weather!). 

His coaching career highlight to date is working at the Juan Carlos Ferrero (former ATP world # 1) academy in Spain, one of the leading academies in the world, where he was mentored by Juan Carlos Ferrero's coach himself. 

Ben has a huge passion for the game. Beginning from a young age that passion still burns brightly. As a player Ben has represented his county on several occasions.

Ben has a lot of experience working with all ages and levels, from 3 to 80 years old, from complete beginners to county players. 

Motto – Tennis is a great and fun game for anyone of any level. Confidence, patience and perseverance are all the qualities you need to step up your game

Ben is an LTA Qualified Coach

Charge: £42 per hour (non Hartswood members £45*)

Coach: Abdul Rashid Hassan

Abdul has over 7 years coaching experience and has worked closely with ITF ranked juniors and previously coached the U10 National champion. Despite starting tennis late Abdul became Nottinghamshire county champion after 4 years of competing and later went on to compete in ITF futures event. As a coach Abdul places a lot of emphasis on technical development and aims to make the players more aware on court.

Abdul is an LTA Level 3 Coach. 

Motto- All it takes is all you've got! 

Charge: £40 per hour (non Hartswood members £42*)