The LTA have awarded The West Hants Club "Regional Player Development Centre" status.
R.P.D.Cs are carefully selected Clubs which provide high level coaching, nurturing promising juniors to reach their tennis potential on an international level. There are only a few in the UK and we are very proud to have been awarded this status. Click here to read the LTA's press release.
Our RPDC Head Coach (and 11+ Performance Manager), Richard Irwin, says,
"With the success our players have had on the international stage in recent years, we’re delighted to have the LTA’s support and recognition. The RPDC status enables us to play a pivotal role on the Player Pathway and will allow us to continue to deliver our exceptional and proven programme to even more rising stars. Our aim is to help create a pipeline of future champions and support British Tennis in becoming one of the most respected nations in player development”
Richard is pictured below with three West Hants Academy Juniors who all competed at Junior Wimbledon 2019, with Toby going through to the Boys Doubles Semi-Finals! Read more here...
RPDC Open Day held on 31st July 2020