Our Coach

Derek Rogers is the Head Coach, is licensed by the LTA and offers both private and group tuition.  Non-members are welcome to join coaching sessions and just pay a small supplement in addition to that paid by club members.

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Derek Rogers

I have been coaching full-time for 25 years and at Chelmsfordians for 15 years. I am an LTA licensed coach qualified to Senior Club Coach Award level. I am a former Captain of the Essex mens Over 45s and still regularly represent Essex in that squad.

Contact: 07885 874031




During term times, there are fourteen junior after-school classes each week covering all age groups from Mini-Red up to Year 13.

We also run junior holiday courses in the main Easter and summer holidays as well as the May and October half-terms.

Download the latest coaching forms:

Term Time

The booking form for the period commencing 24/02/20 can be downloaded here:

Holiday Courses

The booking form for the Easter 2020 Holiday Coaching Programmes can be downloaded here:


We run Ladies’ coaching groups on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9.30 am to 11.00 am with a maximum of twelve players per session.

Adult Improvers Group

Thursdays 7:15 – 8:15 pm

Come to an evening coaching session with Derek and then stay for Social Play.  This session is proving extremely popular so contact Derek Rogers on 07885 874031 for details.  Non-members are welcome.


Special Coaching Days for Ladies

Additionally, Derek organises regular ‘Ladies’ Coaching Days’.  They last for 5 hours and include technical drills, video analysis, lunch and a tournament.