Our Head Coach is Nicola Mileham who is a Level 3 LTA qualified coach. Nicola is actively working in primary schools in the Thanet/Herne Bay area, alongside running the junior section of the club. She has many years experience playing tennis and currently represents Herne Bay in the Kent League Ladies 1st team. Nicola was previously part of the Thanet School Sport Partnership team. She will be assisted by Dan Walker, Mollie Eyles, Robbie Benka and Milly Mileham. The Policy of the club is that any coach, coaching assistant or volunteer who works with Juniors at the club has been DBS checked before they are allowed on court.
Coaching sessions for juniors aged 4 years upwards are on Saturday mornings as follows:

  • 9.0 – 10.0am Mini Reds/Mini Lower Orange
  • 10.0 – 11.0am Mini Upper Orange/Mini Green
  • 11.0 – 12.0noon Hard Ball

This year we will be charging £5.00 per session for members and £7 for non-members.

Nicola is available for private individual or group coaching and can be contacted on 07725 129749 or via our contact form

Dan now runs an Adult Tennis coaching session every Friday until the end of October at the club from 6-7pm. He is also available for buddy hitting sessions and can be contacted on 07955 830993.

This Summer we will be running a tennis coaching course which is available to children of all standards aged between 4-16 yrs.  It includes fun tennis games, drills & match play and will be undertaken by experienced LTA accredited coaches. For more information and to book go to Nicola Mileham Coaching Camps   or contact Nicola on 07725129749.

The winners of the Herne Bay Junior Tennis Club Finals 2018 were as follows:

U14 Boys Singles Sam Hodge
U18 Boys Singles Josh Deverson
U18 Girls Singles Milly Mileham
U14 Boys Doubles Sam Hodge & Troy Judd
U18 Boys Doubles No competition
U18 Girls Doubles No competition
Mixed Doubles Robbie Benka & Milly Mileham


The trophies for the most improved girl and boy of 2018 went to Lois Courtney and Sam Hodge.

  • Other winners:

Ethan Roumania was the Mini Red and the Lower Mini Orange Champion, Milly Feakins the Upper Mini Orange Champion and Casey Judd the Mini Green Champion.

For a more detailed report of Finals day see the Junior Finals news report

Some of our 2018 junior club winners :