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, Malcolm Ackah and Milly Mileham.
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 February 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 https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/NicolaMilehamCoaching/Coaching/Camps   or contact Nicola on 07725129749.

The winners of the Herne Bay Junior Tennis Club Finals 2017 were as follows:

U14 Boys Singles Robbie Benka
U18 Boys Singles Robbie Benka
U14 Girls Singles Milly Mileham
U18 Girls Singles Milly Mileham
U14 Boys Doubles Robbie Benka & Ryan Jameson
U18 Boys Doubles Robbie Benka & Adam Lynch
U18 Girls Doubles No competition
Mixed Doubles Henry & Milly Mileham


The trophies for the most improved girl and boy of 2017 went to Milly Feakins and Josh Deverson.

  • Other winners:

Ethan Roumania was the Mini Red Champion, Lily Weigh the Lower Mini Orange Champion, John-Paul Mulligan the Upper Mini Orange Champion and the Mini Green Champion.

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

Some of our 2017 junior club winners :