With over eighteen years of experience along with a passion to teach and a wonderful enthusiasm for the game Jacob has successfully ensured RAW Tennis has fast become one of Kent’s foremost tennis clubs offering group and private coaching programmes for juniors from as young as four years old to adults, both novice and intermediate players. Jacob recently received 'Kent Tennis Coach of the Year 2014'.
Jacob previously coached at Park Langley and Sundridge Park before taking a permanent residency at Old Wilsonians in 2013 where he officially launched RAW Tennis. Much of his coaching today focuses on development work with youngsters, bringing them through to team and county level especially with juniors categorised in the Mini Red, Mini Orange and Mini Green.
Jacob Johnson, Director of Coaching
Jacob runs school initiatives where he provides children free coaching during Spring and Summer terms and optional after school programmes at Hayes, Pickhurst and Wickham Common in addition to Raglan where he also holds a position all year round for both curriculum and the afterschool club.
RAW Tennis programs for adults and children run during term time and the super popular junior multi-sports camps are held when schools out. Membership is compulsory for Juniors to join the programme coaching session’s costs from just £5.50 for 45 minutes and £7.00 for 60 minutes. Adults can join the programme as non-members although membership is encouraged to benefit from the perks. Individual's coaching is £25+ per hour and for more than two people from £30. All of the coaches are licenced, qualified, CRB checked and hold relevant first aid licences.