About Us

The John Heuerman Tennis Academy was established in 1991 with a view to making tennis accessible to all the community. Our coaches pride themselves on creating a fun and enjoyable approach to tennis for all ages and abilities. All of our coaches are LTA Accredited and internationally qualified, they hold a current enhanced DBS check and are able to deliver group and 1:1 sessions. For more information on booking one of our coaches please email : tennisacademybookings@gmail.com

John Heuerman


John created his Tennis Academy in 1991 with a vision of making tennis accessible to the whole community while offering the highest level of instruction. John reached the highest level of US qualifications as well as completing his LTA exams and encourages the mixture of both when delivering his programmes. 

Steve Seffens

Head Coach


Steve PTR UK qualified and loves all levels of coaching from grass roots, schools tennis all the way through to performance tennis. Steve is the main point of contact for all things competition based, organising our Junior teams and matchplays at Hollybush.

Camilla Wimble


Originally working in our specialist shop in her teens and then progressing into coaching, Camilla has worked part-time and full time within the Academy for over the last 20 years. 

She is an LTA Accredited Coach and UK PTR Qualified.

Alex King

Alex is a Level 3 Coach & LTA Accredited. Alex joined the Academy in 2022 full time running Squad sessions (Juniors - Adults) Private lessons & School Lessons.

James Dunn

James joined the Academy in 2020. James is a UK PTR Qualified Coach & is LTA Accredited. Working with schools, juniors to adults. James is the main contact/organiser for all national club league matches and still competes himself at a local level.

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Gerry Hart
Welfare Officer


Gerry has worked at our on site cafe - Hollybush Cafe for over the last 15 years. She is our welfare officer and should be the first point of contact for any welfare concerns. Please CLICK HERE TO EMAIL 


Safegaurding & Welfare At Hollybush Tennis Centre