New Coach for 2022

We are excited to welcome a further coach to Purton Tennis Club to work alongside Jon Bastin.

Sid is a former Dorset and South West regional number 1 and top 10 in England player. Trained at the famous Bollettieiri tennis academy in Florida playing with the likes of Andre Medvedev, Tommy Haas and Adre Sa. Sid was coached by Chip Brooks(Pete Sampras’s coach) & Paul Annacone (Roger Federer’s coach) and played on the ITF junior tour in South America.

Sid is deaf as lost his hearing in a car accident when he was 9 so also played deaf tennis and was British men’s champion and number 2 in the world for the deaf aged 14! Sid cut short his tennis career due to sciatica and became a tennis coach many years later.

He has been a coach now for 17 years.

He was previously head coach at Clevedon and Calne plus some clubs in Dorset. He is also currently coaching at David Lloyd Swindon.

Sid has trained players from beginners up to County number 1s from 3 different counties and national players.

For individual lessons with Sid: 

Contact Sid via text on 07854969603 or email: