Coaching Team

Meet our Coaching Team - We're here to help you get the most out of your tennis and enjoy your time at Branksome Park Tennis.

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Aaron Russell - Head Coach

Aaron became Head Coach back in 2016 and took charge of running the tennis facility. Since then he has overseen the complete refurbishment of the club and the construction of the onsite Café which has made Branksome Park one of the best outdoor clubs in the county. Aaron has over 15 years coaching experience and holds a BSc Sports Coaching & Science Degree, along with multiple NGB qualifications.

"As Head Coach my vision is for a quality, vibrant and welcoming tennis club for the entire community. I aim to get the most out of my players in an enjoyable & challenging environment."

Contact: 07717 858691

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Anna Sharp - Club Coach

Anna has played to a high standard so understands what is required at all levels, whether you want to play for fun and improve your fitness or want to compete and reach your full potential, she is able to help. 

Her achievements include being No. 1 in Dorset under 18's. Achieved a Rating of 1.2 by the age of 17 & competes for the Dorset Ladies County Team. She has also captained junior county teams.

Contact: 07525 431267


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Andy Russell - Club Coach

Andy has been coaching for nearly 20years. In his time coaching he has coached Dorset 10u and 12u county squads, and taught a number of juniors who have gone on to play at national and international level.

He was head coach at Downton tennis club before joining us at Branksome Park Tennis. Andy achieved a 3.2 rating and represented Dorset at 16u and 18u. 


Contact: 07866 584977