Tennis Academy

All students are welcome to join the Tennis Academy, from enthusiastic beginners to county- and club-level players. Improve your skills, have fun and compete nationally.

Coaching and competitions

In conjunction with Truro Tennis Club, players from the Truro campus have the opportunity to receive professional coaching for up to six hours per week. Coaching will include individual racket skills, drills and preparation for match play. Sessions will take place at both the College and Truro Tennis Club.

At Penwith, players have the opportunity to receive professional coaching for up to six hours per week in conjunction with Penzance Tennis Club. Coaching includes individual racket skills, drills and preparation for match play, and sessions take place at Penzance Tennis Club.

All Academy players will receive additional support and advice on strength and conditioning and gain access to our extensive fitness facilities. We play in the Association of Colleges (AoC) Sport tournaments, with the opportunity to qualify for the AoC National finals, as well as a range of county and regional tournaments.

Honours

  • 2013 – BCS National Championships. Alex Wright (men’s singles), Chris Peters and Kayleigh Brockett (mixed doubles), Julia Hoskin and Scarlett Bringuenti Bennett (women’s doubles).
  • 2014 – AoC National Finals. Amy Johns (women’s singles), Ben Lakeman and Scarlett Bringuenti-Bennett (mixed doubles).
  • 2015 – AoC National Finals. Ben Vulliamy and Ben Lakeman (men’s doubles), Amy Johns and Nick Peters (mixed doubles).