Charlotte Machin

LTA Level 3 Coach

Coach at Leicester Forest East Tennis Club

I am a lifelong tennis enthusiast, I started playing when I was 4 years old, and that is where my passion for tennis grew. My first coach was Gene Harris, followed by David Ireland and Ashley Broomhead. I proceeded to train at the Nottingham Tennis Academy/Centre as a junior national player and this is where I excelled in the sport.

I started my coaching path by working at Carisbrooke Tennis Club and Leicestershire Lawn Tennis Club, coaching both adults and junior players of all abilities, sharing my knowledge and experience both on and off the tennis court. I have also  participated in county coaching at Knighton Tennis Centre and Loughborough Dan Maskell Centre with performance juniors.

Coaching Qualifications

  • LTA Level 1 completed May 2018
  • LTA Level 2 completed August 2018
  • LTA Level 3 completed November 2018

Playing Ability

  • Played at County, National and International levels as a junior, including competing on the ITF Circuit
  • Played Womens British Tours as a junior
  • Gained a World Ranking, aged 16
  • Played National Championships as a junior
  • Leicestershire Juniors Singles County Champion aged 8 and 9 in 10 & unders
  • Leicestershire Womens Singles County Champion aged 15
  • Represented Leicestershire in junior and senior age groups
  • Achieved a rating of 2.2 before turning pro/playing full time
  • Reached the 2018 Leicestershire Mixed County Championships Final
  • Attended Ladies County Cup week, November 2018

Coaching experience

I have recently come back into tennis coaching, providing engaging lessons for all abilities.
I have previously coached some group sessions at LLTC, Carisbrooke Tennis Club, Knighton Tennis Centre and Loughborough Dan Maskell Tennis Centre.
I assisted Richard Surtees to represent the Leicestershire girls U18’s County Cup in Feb 2019. Best wishes.


T: 07510 084 919
E: [email protected]

Charlotte Machin

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