About stc

About STC

Skipton Tennis Centre has been awarded Yorkshire, North of England and National Club of the Year 2017-18

Skipton Tennis Centre has been awarded Yorkshire, North of England and National Club of the Year 2017-18. The club is situated in the market town of Skipton, surrounded by the rolling hills of the Yorkshire Dales. Founded in 2008, the club now has 5 hard courts, 3 of which are floodlit, a club pro shop, changing facilities, and refreshment bar.

Ten years ago the tennis club was all but derelict with unplayable courts, and had been for several years.  Head Coach, Adam Cox, was frustrated at always having to travel out of town to play tennis.  He took the radical step of launching a plan to  redevelop the facility into what it is today. 
skipton tennis centre about
skipton tennis centre about

The LTA recognise Skipton Tennis Centre as being one of the leading clubs in the UK, with regards to being innovative and creative in the approach to ensuring tennis is accessible for all.

STC offers 30 weekly coaching sessions across mini tennis, junior and adults. There is also the chance to play competitively, currently 15 adult teams compete across different leagues.

The link between STC and schools is strong. The club works closely with local primary and secondary schools offering tennis and multi-sport programmes from KS1 to KS4. In addition, the club provides very popular holiday camps during school holidays.

The ethos at Skipton Tennis Centre is centred around having fun. The continued vision for the future is to get as many children and adults playing tennis by ensuring that what we offer is accessible and relevant for all. In terms of the future of the facility, the team at STC are committed to achieving the goal of bringing three indoor tennis courts to the site.

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Adam Cox with Sue Barker

During Wimbledon 2019, Adam was invited into the BBC media room for a chat about Skipton Tennis Centre with Sue Barker.

Adam Cox with Sue Barker

During Wimbledon 2019, Adam was invited into the BBC media room for a chat about Skipton Tennis Centre with Sue Barker.

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