Our Coaches

Our coaches are Ignition Tennis. For all inquiries please see their website or email them at

They offer a range of group and individual coaching options, all of which can be done at Woodland LTC. 

Ignition Tennis

Weekly Coaching Sessions – Term Time

Ladies CoachingAll levelsFriday09.30-11.00
Mini Tennis - Red B *Age 5-8Friday15.45 - 16.30
Mini Tennis - Red A *Age 7-8Friday16.30 - 17.30
Mini Tennis - Orange *Age 8-10Friday17.30 - 18.30
Mini Tennis - OrangeAge 8-10Saturday09.15-10.15
Junior coaching - Green/ B squadAge 10+Saturday10.15 - 11.30
Junior Coaching - A squadAge ~14-18Saturday11.30 - 12.45
Adult Coaching Age 16+Saturday12.45-13.45

*These sessions run indoors during the Autumn and Spring terms (usually at Meadway Sports Centre).

Junior Coaching is booked by the term, and paid for in advance. Pricing and booking can be found at the Ignition tennis website.

Coaching sessions can change from term to term as demand requires. All age groups are a guideline, and our coaches will ensure that children are playing in the group that is right for their standard.

Individual coaching sessions can be arranged directly with one of our coaches, Tom or James.

Junior Coaching

Woodland LTC offers a comprehensive coaching programme for all our Junior members, from Mini Red to competitive teens, through Ignition Tennis Ltd.

Our Junior coaching takes place on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings, during term time as per the table above. There are also morning camps that run during the school holidays.

Our coaching is open to non-members, however there is a discount for members.

For all coaching enquiries please email 

Disability Statement

Woodland LTC are able to offer Tennis sessions through Ignition Tennis to cater for people who have a disability. These include specific wheelchair, Visually Impaired, Learning Disability and Deaf Tennis Lessons. Contact Ignition Tennis for full details and locations where these sessions can be held.

Meet the Coaches

Tom (Head Coach) and James are both work as coaches at Woodland Tennis Club. 

Tom Kidacki

I started playing tennis over 13 years ago & have been coaching for 7. I have experience working with a wide variety of ages & abilities. I am also a fully qualified personal trainer & like to take my knowledge from the fitness world onto the tennis court.

07908 068048

James Kilpatrick

I am a level 3 LTA Tennis coach. I deliver the Ladies morning coaching at the club every Friday morning. I’ve been coaching at the club for over 2 years and have enjoyed every moment of it!

07745 375570.