Tennis Lessons At The Pocklington Tennis Academy

Pocklington Tennis Academy runs a variety of tennis lessons and coaching sessions headed up by our resident LTA Approved Tennis Coach, Sean Evans

Sean was awarded the 2021 Yorkshire Development Coach of the Year for his outstanding work with juniors and adults, ensuring that the tennis club is accessible and inclusive for all.

Whatever your age and whatever your level of ability (even if you have never picked up a racquet before), we will have a coaching session for you.

Our full, comprehensive coaching timetable has begun or, alternatively, you can book a private coaching session – full details below.

Outside of the coaching programme, 4-16 year olds can take part in our Tennis Camps during school holidays. Our tennis camps are extremely popular amongst members and non-members.

For more information please contact Sean using the form at the bottom of this page or call 07772 151 545.

Pocklington Tennis Academy

Meet Our Coaches

Sean Evans

Head Coach

Jack Hoare


Coach silhouette

Rob Jones


Annie Marr


Honey Roe

Assistant Coach

Luke Moseley

Assistant Coach

Caitlin Marshall

Assistant Coach

Coaching Timetables

Junior Timetable



Group sessions are split into age appropriate groups with a 6:1 child/coach ratio. Racquets are available to borrow if needed.


All sessions will run termly and are to be block booked and paid for in advance of the term starting. All juniors are required to be members of the club to continue after the first half term. 

  • Midweek / Junior Sessions - £72.50
  • Yellow Junior Development - £97.50  (Invitation only group)
  • Teen Girls Sessions - £57.50
  • Saturday sessions – £65.00
  • An additional fee of 75p is added to each weeknight session, this is paid to the club in order to cover the fee payable for using the floodlights


    To book any of the above programmes, please contact Sean Evans on or 07772 151545 with the following details:

    Full name and age of player
    The session they wish to attend
    Any medical conditions
    Emergency contact name and number

    Payments are required in advance and can only be done via BACS, cash or cheque. Please make cheques payable to ‘Sean Evans’. If you wish to pay via BACS please contact me for details.


    Private lessons play an important part in a player’s development, as they help speed up the rate of improvement and build strong foundations to develop form. Even as a one off to get things going in the right direction. Private lessons can be 30 mins, 45 mins or 1 hour. For more information and availability on this please contact Sean on or 07772 151545.


Cancellation Policy: Private lessons must be paid for in full prior to attending the lesson. If less than 24 hours notice is given when cancelling a private lesson, the full amount will be charged.

Adult Timetable

Adult Sessions

Adult sessions information:

  • Our adult sessions are open to members and non-members, and are paid for as a half term block.
  • Midweek sessions are £7 for members and £9 non-members (eg, 6 week half term block would be £42 for members and £54 for non-members)
  • Saturday cardio sessions are a 45 minute session and are charged at the rate of £5 for members and £7 for non members.
  • Waiting lists will be active where required – this means should a session be fully booked that you wish to attend, you can be included on a list where a message will be sent to you if a cancellation occurs and a space becomes available.
  • Classes will run during the term time only.
  • For more information on any of the above please contact Sean on 07772151545 or


Cardio Tennis

This combines the game of tennis with a workout. Using high energy drills and situations, players will enjoy this extremely fun and inclusive sport. Music helps to keep players motivated and energised. Feel free to make song requests!! Age and ability is not important, it is about enjoying tennis while keeping you fit.

Tennis Xpress – Beginners

Tennis Xpress for beginners is for adults who are wanting to take up a new sport or learn a new skill. The session will involve learning the basics of tennis, together. In turn it will give you the confidence to hold rallies and further your abilities with the game. The small group is perfect for adults who want to give tennis a go, without the worry of being a beginner.

Tennis Xpress

This session is for players who are relatively new to the tennis, or have been out of the game for a while and want to get back in to it. Technical advice will be given to players, enabling them to learn the basics of tennis while focusing on being able to hold a rally. Players will soon grow in confidence enabling them to progress to the next stage of the course.

Tennis Xpress Plus

This session will run alongside the Tennis Xpress class, allowing adults to continue their tennis journey to the next level. The focus of this group will be to develop the skills learnt in Tennis Xpress, along with technique and introducing basic tactics for playing matches. It is hoped that players attending the “Tennis Xpress Plus” course will aim towards beingconfident enough to attend further lessons and social club sessions to integrate into the club.

Doubles Tactics – Intermediate and Advanced

This gives players the chance to brush up their doubles game before and during the season. The coach will guide players through different doubles situations which might occur, while learning different ways in which to beat their opponents. There will be chance to put these tactics into practice through match-play.

Intermediate/Advanced Drills

This session is for capable players, and is an opportunity to work on certain shots in certain situations. There will be an opportunity to focus on technique as well as tactics. Certain shots will be looked at and coached. Participants will then have the opportunity to put what they have learnt into open play situations.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are available on a 1-2-1 basis, or with a group of individuals who want to book a lesson to work on specific things they feel will help their game. These lessons can be booked at a time to suit you where possible, and is the quickest way to improve technique and tactics. Private lessons are available for 30 mins, 45 mins or 1 hour.

Cancellation Policy: Private lessons must be paid for in full prior to attending the lesson. If less than 24 hours notice is given when cancelling a private lesson, the full amount will be charged.

Member Prices:


30 mins - £18 45 mins - £25 1 hour - £32


30 mins - £17 45 mins - £25 60 mins - £30

Fees for non members are an additional £2 per lesson.

Find Out More

To register your interest in any of our coaching sessions or to request further details please contact Head Coach Sean Evans on 07772 151 545 or use the form below:

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