Philip Loose

CLUB MANAGER & HEAD TENNIS PROFESSIONAL

As a player, Phil represented Great Britain in the Youth Olympics and has travelled all over the world playing in both representative and international tournaments. As well as competing on the ATP tour, qualifying at Wimbledon and the satellite circuit.

Now competing on the ITF Seniors Tour Phil has won 6 tournaments and is currently ranked 25 in the world at singles and 21 in the world at doubles.

This year Phil represented England in the Seniors Four Nations Cup winning the over 35s category.
Phil has also represented Dorset at both junior and a senior level winning the mens singles and doubles county championships two years in a row.

Having to retire from the professional game through injury Phil has now been coaching for 20 years in that time he has captained both boys and girls county teams and is currently coaching all ages from under 10’s to under 18’s for Dorset LTA.

Phil coaches many players top in the county for their age and players who have played regional and national competition in all age groups, he has coached the current under 17 number 1 in the country for 5 years.

Phil has been at Wimborne now for 13 years in that time the junior and adult programme has increased and the club is moving forwards.

In the last 3 years Phil has set up his academy at the club and currently has 20 county
Players and 3 national players, Before Wimborne he was at David Lloyds Ringwood for 7 years as head coach.

Rob Butler

TENNIS COACH AND MINI TENNIS CO-ORDINATOR

As a player Rob respresented the county at U10, U12 & U14 level winning various local tournaments and travelling around the counrty to compete. Rob is now assisting with the dorset county coaching.

I’ve worked here at Wimborne Tennis Club for 3 years now. over this time i have been very pleased with how the mini tennis programme has progressed and how proud i was to coach the U8 team to win the Aegon county chamionships. I have previosly coached at David Lloyd in Ringwood where was the Junior head coach for 2 years. I offer a service of individual coaching for both juniors and adults.

My main role at the club is mini tennis coordinator but i also take adult sessions as well. My aim is to help improve and develop players to reach their full potential, by making my sessions as enjoyable as possible. The most important thing for me is that players really enjoy the game.

Aron Bolitho

TENNIS COACH AND COMPETITION ORGANISER

I believe the best thing about coaching is: seeing the improvement in everyone’s tennis, and how happy they are about it.

    • Qualified and fully Licensed LTA Level 3 Tennis Coach.
    • Fully DBS checked and First aid qualified.
    • Safe Guarding and protection in tennis.
    • Has been coaching since 2013 and in this time has coached in France.
    • Played in many Tournaments throughout the UK which includes British Tour events.
    • Regularly looking for ways to better himself as a coach.
    • Worked with a variety of highly experienced coaches, including ex pro’s.
    • Enthusiastic and passionate to get the most out of each player in a fun and enjoyable environment.

Coming from East Dorset tennis club, as coach and tournament organiser.