Welcome to Simon Porter Tennis website

Simon Porter Tennis is situated at Cotham Park Tennis Club in Bristol. Delivering both group and private tennis tuition to juniors and adults to the local Cotham, Kingsdown, Redland area as well as Clifton and St. Andrews.

Tel: 0750 498 3645


The coaching programme is inclusive and allows both members and non members to enjoy coaching at Cotham Park Tennis Club.


SIMONPORTERTENNIS was created 8 years ago when Simon Porter took over as Head Tennis Coach of Cotham Park TC. In the past Simon has coached County and National players at the club as well as recreational players of all ages. Previously he has also worked and managed an inner city park programme in St. Georges Park and coached at Millfield Prep school part-time. Simon is responsible for all the management of the coaching programmes at Cotham Park TC. Other keen interests are running and horse racing. Simon is a fully licensed level 4 coach. All Level 2 staff and above at SIMONPORTERTENNIS have up to date First Aid, Safe-Guarding Certificate and are DBS checked. SIMONPORTERTENNIS follows all safeguarding information and policies provided by the LTA and Cotham Park TC. For more information about safeguarding please visit the Cotham Park TC or LTA website links above. GDPR guidelines are also followed. For more information please visit GOV.UK for GDPR publication and guidelines.


Junior Coaching Courses

Junior Coaching Programme Development Programme is for players that play recreationally once or twice a week.

Team Tennis Programme is for players that play more than twice a week and are apart of the league and play competitions

The Junior Programme is run alongside the school terms.

Term 1: Wednesday 5th September-Saturday 27th October
Term 2: Monday 5th November-Saturday 22nd December
Term 3: Thursday 10th January- Saturday 16th February
Term 4: Monday 25th February-Saturday 6th April
Term 5: Tuesday 23rd April-Saturday 25th May
Term 6: Monday 3rd June-Saturday 20th July

Tel: 0117 969 0859
Email: alisonhawkins4@gmail.com


  • 3:45-4:30pm Red Ball Years 1-3 Development
  • 3:45-4:30pm Orange Ball Years 4-5 Development
  • 4:30-5:15pm Green and 12&U Years 6-8 Development
  • 5:15-6pm Yellow Ball 14&U-18&U Years 9-13 Development

  • 3:30-4:40pm Colstons Multi Sports Year 2/3
  • 5-6pm QEH Juniors
  • 6-7pm 12&U/14&U Year 6-9 Team Tennis

  • 3:45-4:45pm Orange Ball Year 4 Team Tennis
  • 4:45-5:45pm Green & 12&U Year 5- 7 Team Tennis

  • 3:45-4:30pm Red Ball Years 1-3 Development
  • 4:30-5:30pm Orange & Green Ball Years 4-6 Development
  • 5:30-6:30pm 12&U/ 14&U Years 7-10 Development
  • 6:30-7:30pm 16&U/18&U Years 11-13 Development

  • 3:30-4pm Reception Taster Tennis
  • 4-5pm 12&U/ 14&U Years 6-9 Team Tennis
  • 5-6pm 16&U/18&U Years 10-13 Team Tennis

  • 9-10am Red Ball/ Orange Ball Years 1-5 Development
  • 10-11am Green/ 12&U Years 6-8 Development
  • 11-12noon 14&U/16&U Years 9-11 Development
  • 4-5pm 12&U/14&U Years 6-9 Team Tennis


Adult Coaching Course


Adult courses run in 6-week blocks about 6 to 7 times a year. The next courses will be starting the week commencing the 3rd June 2019.

Online booking will start on Friday 24th May!!

Beginners starting on Monday 10th June 8:30pm - 9:30 pm. For people looking to starts up playing tennis or haven’t played since school.

Improvers starting Tuesday 4th June 8pm-9pm. For players that have completed the beginners' course or have had some previous experience.

Improvers Plus starting Thursday 6th June 8:30pm-9:30 pm. For players that play once a week regularly.

Intermediates starting Thursday 6th June 7:30pm-8:30 pm. For club players or lower league team tennis players.

For membership please contact CTPC


Cardio Tennis

Our Cardio Tennis Sessions runs on a Tuesday at 7pm-8pm. If you have limited time and want a work and enjoy tennis this is a fun way of getting a workout and hit loads of tennis balls. Email or call now to book your Free Trial.
TO BOOK ONLINE please visit the adult coaching booking link.

Tel: 0750 498 3645
Email: simonportertennis@gmail.com


Kids Tennis Camps 2019 (12:30pm Zebra Holiday Club drop off available)


  • 5 Days, Monday 8th April-Friday 12th April
  • 4 Days, Monday 15th April- Thursday 18th April


  • Time: 8:30am-12:30pm
  • Cost: £70 4 days
  • Cost Per Day: £21


  • Time: 8:30am-12:30pm
  • Cost: £85 Full Week
  • Cost Per Day: £21

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Private Lesson

Private Tennis Coaching can help improve a particular aspect of your game. Private lessons can be structured to fit your needs. Please contact Simon directly for prices and availability.

Tel: 0750 498 3645
Email: simonportertennis@gmail.com


The coaching programmes are designed to provide an enjoyable and encouraging learning experience for beginners, improvers and intermediates. Please contact Simon directly for prices and availability.

Helpful videos - Simon Porter youtube channel

How To Play Tennis - Tennis Training: How To Hit Your Forehand With More Topspin!


Tennis Coaching - Talented Juniors

Racket Stringing

Restringing is available.

For more information and types of strings currently available please contact Simon at

Tennis Timetable

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Simply online book & payment

Easy way to book online, simply click here or below to take you to oor ‘ClubSpark page’ If you have any problems please call or email us, will be happy to help.