Herts Tennis Coaches Forum

Herts Tennis work with the Herts Tennis Coaches Forum (formerly Working Group) to support all LTA accredited coaches and coaching assistants working in Hertfordshire venues. They are a group of hard working, committed coaches working to provide additional fresh and exciting Continuous Professional Development opportunities for all coaches in our county and beyond as well as providing annual first aid training courses. To find out more about how you can support the HTCF and contribute ideas for the courses they can offer contact Alison Allard via the County Office

First Aid Courses – January 2024

Herts Tennis Coaches Forum is holding Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) courses required for LTA Coach Accreditation. The courses are heavily subsidised by the Forum Group to support you with a greater discount for coaches working in a registered Herts venue. The dates/Venue are as follows and payment is required to confirm your place:

DATE: Wednesday 3rd January 2024 OR Thursday 4th January 2024   (Prompt 9.15am to 3.30pm)

VENUE: Harpenden Lawn Tennis Club, Amenbury Lane, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2EF

COST: Coaches working at Herts registered venues – £50
Outside Herts – £65

If you would like to book a space, please complete the attached form with your details indicating your preferred date and return it to  We will let you know when your space has been reserved and you will then need to make the online payment to Herts LTA, details are on the form, before your place is confirmed. If one course fills up first we will offer you the alternative date so we recommend you book early to get your preferred date.

HTCF First Aid Course application 03 and 04 Jan 2024


UCoach are the LTA approved Coach Development Centre for Hertfordshire.  They provide LTA Coaching Qualifications and approved Continuous Professional Development courses for Coach Accreditation and learning. To find out more about UCoach and available courses visit

LTA Youth Tennis Leaders Courses

Date: Saturday 9th March, 2024

Venue: Welwyn Tennis Club, 7 Ottway Walk, Welwyn, AL6 9AT

Cost: £75

The LTA Youth Tennis Leaders Course is aimed at 11 – 18 year olds. The programme provides
young people, whatever their tennis ability, with the opportunity to gain valuable leadership
skills both on and off the court. This is the first step on a tennis and sports career path for
volunteering and paid employment.

To book your place, please click here:  Welwyn LTA Youth Tennis Leaders March 2024

LTA Youth Start

Following on from the very successful Tennis for Kids programme, the LTA have launched a new programme. LTA Youth Start is for kids aged 4-11 years who are new to tennis. Forget standing around waiting for your turn to hit a forehand, think dynamic sessions catered for all abilities designed to help kids to learn new life skills developing them both as players and as people.

For £29.99 (+ £5 postage and packing) kids can access the following:

Six top-class tennis sessions with specially trained coaches

A tennis racket and set of balls

A branded t-shirt

Activity cards, a lanyard, stickers and a certificate (provided by the coach)

To find your nearest course click here

*If your child has played tennis before then they should try the LTA Youth Programme