Great Ayton Tennis Club are always looking to encourage rusty racquets and particularly those with young families who might be looking for a club that can provide whatever standard of tennis they aspire to.

We have two qualified coaches for adults and juniors, providing group and individual sessions according to your requirements.

Mark Barras

Junior Coaching (from aged 6 years)

Junior Group Coaching is available from ages 6 – 16 years. Mondays from 4.00 – 6.00pm and Wednesdays from 4.00 – 7.00pm.

  • Mondays
  • 4pm – 5pm Red/Orange Ball (under 9) £4 per session
  • 5pm – 6pm Green/Full Ball 10 years + £4 per session
  • Wednesdays
  • 4 – 5pm Red Ball (under 8s) £4 per session
  • 5 – 6pm Orange Ball (9 years) £4 per session
  • 6 – 7pm Green/Full Ball (10 years and above) £4 per session

Adult Coaching

Friday mornings starting 31st January from 9.30 – 10.30am and Wednesdays starting 8th April from 7:00pm to 8:00pm – £5 per session

Group Coaching with Mark on Sundays 10.00am – 11.00am for more advanced Juniors who are ready for match play or seniors

Rusty Racquets (adults who haven’t played for some time) starting Monday 6th April from 2.30 -3.30pm – £5 per session

Private Lessons available by arrangement with Mark.

For further details please contact Mark on 07904 392755 or via email to

Nic Weschenfelder

Junior and Adult Coaching

Great Ayton lad born and bred, Nic has played at school county level in his teens. Nic then want on to play for York St John University where he was President of the Tennis Club. 

Along the way Nic has had experience coaching juniors up to adult beginner level. His laid back style is great for anyone looking to take up tennis and have fun at both social and competitive levels.

Cardio Tennis – Saturdays from 9:15am to 10:15am

For further information and enquiries please contact Nic on 07968 590491 or via email to