To book a private lesson with one of the coaches below please contact reception on 01442 230234 who will notify you of their availability.
Andre Mouskides – DIRECTOR OF TENNIS
Andre has reached an elite level playing tennis. He has represented Hertfordshire at both Junior and senior level along with captaining and playing in Langley’s successful National club team. All this vast playing experience has helped develop Andre into a high level coach providing players with advanced technical and tactical knowledge. Andre coaching has been recognized by Herts LTA where he has been chosen to coach the junior county teams. A great role model for both juniors and adults Andre’s philosophy of leading by example to all other coaches and players has proven results.
His qualifications and awards include LTA Coach (Level 3) –Winner of Mark Seymour Sportsmanship Award, 2011; Runner-Up, Dacorum Sports Awards Coach of the Year 2013.
Andre oversees the Langley coaching program’s and dedicated coaching team that deliver a high standard of customer service to all Langley’s players. Andre’s attitude toward hard work and fair play on and off the court has had an inspiring effect on all coaches at Langley making them strive to produce great informative lessons to every client.
Matt Barton – HEAD CLUB COACH
Matt aims to make tennis fun while showing players, juniors and adults, how they can get the most out of their game. The clubs head junior and adult programme coach Matt ensures all players who enter the programme are placed in the correct class and continue to improve and enjoy their tennis.
His qualifications and awards include LTA Coach (Level 3) and responsibility for the large increases in the junior and adult programmes at the club. Matt also helps run the junior performance programme, working with Langley’s best juniors to represent the county.
Matt is a hugely engaging individual with a natural talent for identifying young talented juniors at the club as well as coaching adults to play to a high standard in our club league teams.
Michael Mouskides – CLUB COACH
Michael’s hard work and dedication for the sport has led to Michael achieving an LTA tennis rating of 3:1 and representing Langley at national club league. Competing at the highest standard alongside fellow coaches Michael has acquired the experience and knowledge necessary to deliver lessons to all abilities.
He is qualified to LTA Coach (Level 3).
Michael manages the exclusive Grove tennis program, a 5* hotel in Watford. He has created a fun and welcoming atmosphere that encourages everyone to get involved in playing or competing.
Michael coaches in both the junior and adult program’s at Langley. Working closely with the adult teams his teaching of specific doubles tactics has consistently proven results.
Jonathan Walsh – CLUB COACH
Jonathan has a great passion for tennis, this is reflected in this coaching of juniors and adults, where he aims to make every lesson exciting and informative. He is qualified to a level 3 RPT (equivalent to LTA level 3)
Jonathan is a great sportsman playing semi-professional football for West Hams U18 team as well as team tennis for his local club. Jonathan then took over as tennis manger in a 5* Italian resort promoting tennis for the hotels guests.
Jonathan comes to Langley with a wealth of coaching experience, he is enthusiastic, friendly, his welcoming personality will encourage and motivate players to improve and love their tennis.
Dimitris Koronakos – PERFORMANCE COACH
Dimitris has always loved tennis, as a junior he trained full time at the famous Sanchez- Casals academy in Spain, where he went on the compete at a national level, achieving a top 10 national Spanish ranking. Dimitris brings this vast playing experience to the court when coaching Adults and juniors and can offer all the experience and knowledge necessary to produce players of the highest standard.
Dimitis began his coaching career at Andreas Gimeno tennis academy in Barcelona. While in this role he worked with top performance players from all over the world. Dimitris most recent role was as senior performance coach at sports federation of Azuay, Ecuador. In this demanding role Dimitris developed his own programme managing over 50 regularly competing players and coaches. Dimitris makes every coaching session informative offering fantastic technical and tactical understanding of the game of tennis. He is passionate about helping all players reach their best potential.
Lewis Denton – DEVELOPMENT COACH
Lewis started training at Langley at the age of 5 and has been trained by some of the great Langley past coaches. This has given him an insight as to what is required to be a top coach and inspired him to emerge out of Langley’s coaching program and become a professional coach.
He is qualified to LTA Coach (Level 2). Trained in First Aid
Lewis represents Langley’s Men’s teams and is fast become a very popular member of the Langley coaching team. Lewis has a real passion for tennis and aims to improve players while making his lessons fun.
Sue Picton – DEVELOPMENT COACH
Sue organises the day-to-day running of the club, schedules our many junior and adult fixtures throughout the year and introduces new players to the club’s programmes. She also helps with the clubs Mini Red Programme and acts as an LTA competition referee.
Sue is qualified to LTA Coach (Level 1) and is a Registered Coach; she is also qualified as an ABTO (Association of British Tennis Officials) Basic Referee. She has great experience in all ages and levels of competition, particularly in Hertfordshire, and represents the club at many administrative meetings of Herts Tennis, the LTA’s local affiliate. Above all, she’s keen to ensure that classes are fun, energetic and exciting and that all players interested in competition at the club can participate at the appropriate level.