"Sessions need to be exciting and energetic with the emphasis on good technique but most important of all - kids need to hit a lot of balls to improve."
~ Annabel Croft ~
Annabel Croft Tennis has its main academy coaching programme based at the National Tennis Centre (NTC) in Roehampton, SW London. The NTC programme is a junior only tennis coaching service that offers a weekly series of tennis classes for players aged 3-17yrs old. With classes for all levels of junior players, as well as a performance squad programme for our advanced players, the business offers a comprehensive range of options for parents looking for high quality tennis coaching for their children.
In addition to the NTC programme, the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy operates two academies overseas where both adult and junior players can join our tennis coaching programme during as a complete holiday package. These 5* resorts are the perfect places to offer an inspirational tennis coaching and playing experience with courses available throughout the year.
Check out what the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy regularly gets up to both in the UK and overseas by clicking on our Latest News page. You can find access in this area to coaching tips, news from the tour from Annabel and many other great bits from of advice from our coaches and tennis friends.
As we close in on the end of this decade we can look back at the past 10 years in a very positive way. We launched our Tennis Academy in 2009 and continued to develop and evolve into the International Tennis and Holiday operator we are today. A BIG thank you to all of the coaches that we have worked with, helping us coach and develop over 6000 children learn and have fun on the tennis court. Thanks also to the parents who have entrusted us with developing their children's extra curricula tennis skills. But of course none of this would be possible without the wonderful vibrant and happy young children that have made this journey so rewarding for us all at Annabel Croft Tennis. THANK YOU.
We have so much to look forward to as we move into 2020 and a new decade. Our Tennis Academy in Portugal continues to go from strength to strength with a fine team of Tennis Professionals at the sensational Pine Cliffs resort. We are also delighted to announce from 2020 our new association with the Punta Skala resort in Croatia where we will be working closely with the Tennis, Spa and wellbeing teams. More to follow on this...
A big thanks to Paul Cleary and his fine team who so professionally manage our Holiday company (Annabel Croft Holidays) with a big shout out to Rebecca, Karen, Mandy and Natalia.
Finally, a thanks to all our partners who continue to support us: Lacoste, Wilson, LTA, Caribtours, Tennishead, Bromley Tennis Centre, Pine Cliffs, Falkensteiner resorts, and Marriott resorts.
6/9/19. Looking forward to the opening of Aldershot Tennis Centre with the team from BTC. www.aldershottenniscentre.co.uk
30/8/19. Thats a wrap! After 8 weeks of summer Tennis Camps on the grass at the NTC Thanks to all players, parents and our wonderful coaches.
13/5/19 Great weekend of Tennis. Well done to our ACTA Tennis team for their U12 win against Sheen Park.Palewell Common 2
29/4/19. Summer Term is here! Our full programme at the NTC starts today.
22/3/19. Delighted to be featured in the Spring edition of Tennis head magazine. Read Annabel's Article. "Mothers are the key to bringing more youngsters into our sport" @tennishead
25/2/19. Welcome back to the NTC this week following the Half Term Break. Our Summer Tennis Camp schedule is very exciting and if you are interested, we advise you to book early. More details to follow.
18/01/19. Bookings Open for our February Half Term Tennis Camp 18th-22nd February. Call the office
7/01/19 Great to be back on court for the start of a new Term and 2019. Love Tennis
Note: NEW OFFICE TELEPHONE NUMBER 020 8051 0510
Coaching Team Night out 12th December, celebrating a wonderful year.
22/11/2018. Clint Harris Tennis week- February Half Term at the Abama Resort. Open to Parents and Juniors. Contact the office for further details.
8/11/2018. Now taking bookings for 30 minute 1-2-1 sessions with our coaches Tuesday 18th-Friday 21st December at the NTC between 1.30-4pm. Email or call the team to book in.
7/11/18. Looking forward to seeing as many players and parents at our Christmas bash on the 12th December at the NTC
5/11/18. Our Christmas Tennis Camp dates are now confirmed. Limited spaces. Book early!
4/10/18. We are delighted to announce that 5 of our players have been invited to County training. All the hard work is paying off. Well done to everyone!!
20/09/18. October Tennis Camps are booking up fast at the NTC!!
1/09/18. Our Coaching team are Looking forward to getting back on court for the start of Term from Monday (3rd September).
07/08/18 Well done to our U10 Team Win of Surrey Team Tennis this year. Special thanks to all players and supporting parents..
30/07/18. Summer Camps are in full swing at NTC, Kensington Prep, & Wimbledon Park. Autumn Term after School programme 3rd September- 16th December (14 weeks) Places Available.
29/06/18. Summer Tennis Camp bookings are strong. Be sure to make your booking soon to avoid disappointment.
22/06/18 Our Family Fun day video has now been published, click on the link https://youtu.be/CvnsriyiIjw
7/06/18. Annabel & Clint look forward to welcoming Parents to a presentation at the NTC on the 11th June.
17/05/18. Parents & Kids Fun Day 26th May at the NTC on court with Annabel and lunch for all our parents and players. Please reply to your email invitations. Also we are giving away a Free Long weekend Tennis Holiday at Pine Cliffs in Portugal on the day.
24/03/18. We are delighted to announce that Martin Kriskov has been appointed as new full time coach for the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy.
Martin has been an ex Davis Cup player and ATP touring professional, he has coached for over nine years at all levels and is an ATP certified coach and a LTA level three accredited plus coach. More importantly Martin has a fantastic demeanour which we believe will be well suited for our programme.
15/02/18. Confirmation that Annabel Croft Tennis will be running Tennis Camps at both Wimbledon Park and NTC, Roehampton this Easter break. email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office number for more details.
9/02/18. Great Afternoon at Kensington Prep School with Annabel, Clint and the team. Fantastic pupils with lots of talent. Looking forward to our next visit.
12/01/18 We are delighted to announce, the very successful Henry Lamb Tennis programme will now be operated under the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy Brand with immediate effect. We would like to thank Henry and his team for the amazing work building up the programme over the past 7 years and wish Henry well in his future endeavours.
Annabel Croft, Clint Harris (Hd Pro) and the coaching team open up the Spring Term from Friday 5th January with a New Curriculum.
NEW COACH- Nick Hatchett is currently an accredited level 3 coach, who has had 7 years experience in coaching, 5 years of which in performance. Nick gained a Masters from Stirling University in sports management. Stirling university is a highly respected tennis university in which Nick was responsible for the complete tennis programme. We are delighted to welcome Nick into the Coaching team.
20/11/17 We are delighted to announce the arrival of Clint Harris, new Head Tennis Proffesional at Annabel Croft Tennis Academy. Click for more Details Annabel announcement Clint1.pdf
The Annabel Croft Tennis Academy is looking for potential commercial partners that share our passion for the game of tennis and are interested in exciting ways to promote their business. We have a range of ways that commercial partnerships can be built so why not give us a call to start the conversation.
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