Compete Tennis Team


Compete Tennis Team



The ‘Compete Parks Tennis’, coaches are a team of highly qualified, passionate individuals. Each one of us has a huge love for the game and our aim is to bring tennis back into the community by creating a fun and friendly environment and atmosphere.

‘Compete Tennis’ is an LTA High Performance Club based within Redbridge Sports Centre (www.competetennnis.com) providing full time training programs for aspiring professionals.

We are currently launching ‘Compete School Tennis’ where we provide coaching inside local schools:

Becontree School - ‘Compete Tennis’ coaching begins Sept 2014.

Meet the team:

Tom Higgins: 13 years coaching experience. LTA coach level 4. Formerly world ranked senior 900, Junior 200. Played junior Wimbledon 2 years running. 

Justin Layne: 15 years coaching experience. LTA coach level 4. Formerly world ranked senior top 400 and top 10 Nationally senior.
Nigel Parsons: 16 years coaching experience. LTA coach level 4. Coaches many National standard players and coached Laura Robson.
Dave Wright: 5 years coaching experience. LTA coach level 3. Formerly world ranked junior 300 and currently represents the Mens Essex county team.
Roberto Vavassori : 10 years coaching experience. LTA coach 3 and Professional Tennis and Strength and Conditioning coach.
 Formerly world ranked junior 280.