What We Do

The University of Bath Tennis Clubis one of the largest sports clubs within the university and provides the opportunity for players of all standards to make tennis a key part of their life whilst here at Bath. Whether you have thetalentand dedicationto be a BUCS team player, want to train hard at the sport you love with other like-minded people, want to improve your skillswith coachingor just fancy meeting some new people for a hit, the club has it all to offer.

We also have a tradition of BUCS success, and our rigorous performance training programme provides team members with access to the highest quality of coaching expertise in addition to strength and conditioning.

Whatever your previous experience in tennis, whether you are a complete beginner, have played tennis for your school and/or club, or even competed nationally or internationally, we are certain that we have something to offer you.

So go ahead and join the most exciting and fastest-growing club within the University- we can’t wait to meet you!

"The tennis at Bath is fantastic, even though I was a beginner when I joined, I was still able to have access to the indoor courts and top coaching. Alongside this, there have been many recreational club events providing a competitive aspect to tennis for people who are not part of the teams" -Stuart Parsons


Reasons to Join Us

We offer a wide variety of sessions for players of all abilities and are now widely recognised as one of the leading universities in the country for inclusive tennis provision.

Our programme provides you with the opportunity to develop your game in structured coaching courses, practice and play for fun at our recreational sessions, and to compete both against other club members in our internal competitions and other universities externally.

Our offer includes:

  • Free British Tennis Membership (gives you priority access to the Wimbledon ballot & other major international events)
  • Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Coaching Sessions
  • Socials for all members every Wednesday night
  • Wednesday Afternoon Recreational Sessions
  • Sunday Social League
  • Box Leagues
  • Touch Tennis Team Challenge

...and much more!


Main contacts:

University Tennis Development Officer

Alex Walker (arw29@bath.ac.uk)

University Tennis Coordinator

Hetty Alton (hjea20@bath.ac.uk)

BUCS Teams Coaching Contacts:

Director of Tennis - Barry Scollo

Head University Coach - Craig Proctor

If you have any questions regarding the University of Bath Tennis club, then please do not hesitate to contact one of the above individuals. The committee email is su-tennis@bath.ac.uk


Events and Competition Organiser

Recreational Coordinator


Welfare and Inclusivity Officer

Socials Location:

The lamb and Lion, 15 Lower Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1QU