The coaching programme at Castor & Ailsworth TC is proudly provided by i2c Play Tennis. The i2c Play Tennis coaching team is one of the largest in the UK, providing tennis coaching programmes at more than 25 tennis clubs and facilities across the UK.


Club programmes

We value participation in our programmes so we provide opportunities for all ages and abilities to play tennis. Our expert coaching team are trained in coaching children and adults, beginners to high-performance juniors and wheelchair tennis. We also offer customised programmes for players with a disability.

Our programmes run for 45 weeks of the year with breaks for 2 weeks at Christmas, Easter and the summer holidays plus one extra week for the coach to take.


Group coaching 

Focus Groups: 45 or 60 minutes - max. 6 players - individual coaching within the group 

Training Groups: 60 or 90 minutes - up to 12 players - drills and practices to improve performance

Sessions paid for montly by direct debit


Pay & play  

Pay as you go weekly or monthly group sessions


Individual coaching 

One-to-one sessions organised and paid for directly with your coach to develop your own personalised coaching programme


i2c coaching team at Castor & Ailsworth TC

All i2c tennis coaches are LTA Accredited with valid DBS and First Aid qualifications. 

Meet our outstanding team!

James Puttrell; James is a newly qualified level two coach with bags of energy and enthusiasm and as a seasoned A team player himself is keen to share his love of tennis with our members.

Max Lambert; Max has come through the ranks from club player, to level 2 coach and has recently passed his level 3 coaching course too. His passion for coaching means he is taking a break from studying and we are excited to see him on court and working with us full time.

Katrin Turvey; Katrin played as a professional, competing in the WTA & ITF tour. She also played team tennis in Germany alongside Kim Clijsters, Barbara Schett and other world class players. She reached a career high of #317 in Singles and #385 in Doubles. After her professional career Katrin turned to coaching and has coached in Germany and Spain before moving to the UK.


Castor & Ailsworth TC

Come and join our club and enjoy our lovely village courts, 2 grass courts and 1 hard court with our active and very social members.

To find out more information about membership please visit our club website.