tennis club bids farewell to long-serving coach
at Burnham-On-Sea's Avenue Tennis Club have this week bid farewell
to long-serving coach Nick Arnold.
Coach Vinny Duddy and some of the young players gathered to wish
Nick a 'bon voyage' as he travels to Australia to start tennis
coaching, training and travel there.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The kids and I will all miss him
as he has always turned out to help with coaching at Vinny's Minis
nearly every Friday night for almost the last five years."
started at the club at an early age, doing tennis coaching, and
then went onto a sports training course at Bridgwater since he
wanted to get more involved in coaching and tennis."
took his LTA Level 1 and 2 courses and has started coaching at
local schools in many sports as well as tennis. He also represented
the Avenue's first team in the North Somerset League Division
Minis started nearly 10 years ago for parents to bring their kids
along whilst they did some coaching or played in the social night.
It is now a popular, free fun session for members and to introduce
session is split into two hours, 6.30pm to 7.30pm for under 8s
and 7.30pm to 8.30pm for over 8s. If you would like to see if
your child would like to get involved in tennis then please bring
them along to the club on a Friday evening.
says the Wimbledon New Adult Membership deal of half price membership
together with six group tennis lessons would continue for the
rest of the summer; anyone wishing to take advantage of the offer
should call the club on 01278 782758.