Lets Play Tennis ......

Junior Tennis 

We have a flourishing Junior Tennis Academy with ages ranging from 4 to 18 years old! There are coaching sessions, junior camps during the school holidays, interclub matches and tournaments.

Players participating in the Hamptons Tennis Academy are encouraged to have individual lessons and compete in internal and external tournaments. We provide lots of opportunities for our young players to compete and represent the club in various competitions.

There is a membership Fee for Juniors, please see racquets membership page or  just pay and play for only £3 per hour per junior.

Holiday courses:


Summer Camps:

At Hamptons Sports & Leisure we have designed tennis summer camps especially for children to keep active and fit over the holidays. This weekly course is for complete beginners or improvers aged 4 – 16 years old. In the week we hope to see all participants improve their ball skills and stroke techniques through interesting training and fun games. 

Half Term Courses:

At Hamptons Sports & Leisure we also run morning courses during the school half terms. These fun filled tennis mornings are for complete beginners/ improvers to advanced players aged 4 - 13 years old.



Monday - Friday 09:00 - 12:00


£15 per day 

Junior Coaching:

Hamptons S&L has a comprehensive junior coaching programme run by Junior Head Coach Piers Nightingale. Starting with mini tennis red ball and then all the through to yellow ball, children of all ages and abilities are able to play the sport in a friendly environment that helps them to socialise, keep active and have fun.


Mini Red Coaching (4-7 years):

Hamptons Development/ Advanced Development: 

Mondays 16:00 - 17:00

Saturdays 09:00 - 10:00

Hamptons Squad:

Fridays 16:00 - 17:00


Mini Orange Coaching (7-9 years):

Hamptons Development/ Hamptons Advanced:

Mondays 17:00 - 18:00

Saturdays 10:00 - 11:00

Hamptons Squad:

Tuesdays 16:15 - 17:15 and 17:15 - 18:15


Mini Green Ball Coaching (9-10 years):

Hamptons Development/ Hamptons Advanced:

Mondays 17:00 - 18:00

Saturdays 11:00 - 12:00


Yellow Ball Coaching (10 - 18 years):

Hamptons Development/ Hamptons Advanced:

Mondays 18:00 - 19:00

Saturdays 11:00 - 12:00

Hamptons Squad:

Saturdays 12:00 - 13:30

Tuesdays 17:00 - 19:00

Thursdays 16:45 - 18:00 (U12's Squad)


Individual coaching:

If you are looking for some extra help with your game, then one-to-one coaching is what you need. With our expert coaches, you can develop specific tactical and technical areas of your game that matter most to you. We also use the latest video technology to analyse your game in further detail. 



Piers Nightingale


LTA Level 4 Senior Club Coach Award, RPT Level 4 European Pro and LTA licensed coach. 


Piers has been coaching for over 10 years now and has been Hamptons' Head Junior Coach since 2011.


He is an enthusiastic coach with great expertise and knowledge of tennis, making sure that players get the most out of all of their lessons. 


Starting only with a few junior members, Piers has increased our junior membership to over 150 and it's always continuing to grow.

He always encourages players to compete, with the club having over 70 junior players competing regularly in tournaments. His Junior teams have won various league titles in different competitions.

Piers has won various awards including: 

* 2014 Essex Mini Tennis Award.

* 2015 Essex Commended Development Coach Award.

* Shortlisted for the '2015 Aegon National Children's Coach Of The       Year Award'.

* 2016 Aegon Essex Coach Of The Year

Piers is also available for adult coaching and individuals.

Individual rate: £25 per hour.

Testimonials from parents of juniors ...........

“All coaches are a great balance of authority and fun and Piers’ enthusiasm is contagious! He always praises and encourages the players. Plus he gives them plenty of opportunities to play in matches. My boys really love their tennis and look up to Piers and the other coaches.”

Kiyomi Seed (Parent of players)

“Friendly, professional coaching sessions where youngsters learn good strokes and techniques. They are given lots of opportunities to use these in matches and tournaments.”

Dawn Ewles (Grandmother of player)

“My son adores playing in the Hamptons Junior Tennis coaching sessions. The friendly nature of the group has enabled him to grow in confidence, feel comfortable making new friends and has brought him out of his shell. The positive approach and encouragement used by Piers and his assistants works brilliantly with young people, he is an excellent coach. His skill and knowledge enables the group to benefit from high quality teaching and to quickly move towards competing locally.”

Kath & David Field (Parent)

“The coaches are amazing and really excellent with the children. They are really consistent, motivated, happy and always approachable which we find really reassuring.

We have often tell our friends how impressed we are that they make learning the sport so much fun. My son especially enjoys the games at the end but equally enjoys all the skills work. We l
ove that the groups are a perfect size so that the children get lots of one to one help, but also benefit from learning what it's like to play as a team. We have only been with Hamptons since the end of January (2017), but we are really happy with the class and can't believe how much Albert has developed and learned in such a small space of time especially considering he had never played nor watched tennis before.”

Victoria Baldock (Parent)

Junior Tennis Birthday Parties

Looking for a different idea for a birthday party?


Hamptons Sports & Leisure host fun tennis themed children's parties that are ideal for ages 3 - 13 years.

They include tennis games and activities for your child and their friends, this will give them all a day to remember.

Cost £60 per hour.

Contact Piers Nightingale on: 07795384027 or piersnightingale@hotmail.com for more information or to make a booking.


Email:      info@hamptonssl.co.uk

Address:  Tydemans, off Beehive Lane 

                Chelmsford, Essex

                CM2 9FH

Phone:    01245 269 422 


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