The Coaching Team at Downton is made up of Tennis Director Josh, Programme Manager Ben, and Head Coach Callum. Josh is a Level 4 Senior Club Coach, Ben is a Level 3 Club Coach, and Callum is currently under taking his LTA Level 3 qualification. All come with a wealth of playing and coaching experience and look forward to meeting you at the club


Josh Gook
Tennis Director

1.2 LTA Rating

Qualified LTA Level 4 Senior Club Coach

Won Tournaments at County, Regional and National Level

Current Hampshire and IOW County Team Player

Top 10 in the World touchtennis Pro

Former Sponsored LTA Junior

Top 20 Ranked U18 in the UK

Sponsored by Mantis

Qualified Level 3 Advanced Personal Trainer

Director of JG Tennis

DBS Checked, First Aid Trained and Accredited by the LTA


Ben Brading
Programme Manager

LTA Level 3 Tennis Coach

Former US College Player

NAIA National Quarter-finalist with Xavier University of Louisiana

Isle of Wight Team Player in 6 NatWest World Island Games.

Former Isle of Wight Men’s Singles, Men’s Doubles, & Mixed Doubles Champion

Represented the South East at Nike Junior Tour National Finals

Fully Accredited, First Aid Trained and DBS checked.

LTA Competition Organiser

Callum Li

HEAD Coach

Former LTA rating 4.2

Undertaking LTA Level 3 Coaching qualification

Coached and competed in Portugal, Greece, France and the UK

Former top 5 ranked u/18 & Mens Hampshire & IOW county player

Won singles & doubles tournaments at club and regional level

Former Mother & Son National Champion

LTA Competition Organiser

LTA Line Judge Umpire

Completed New Forest Marathon

Advanced Rescue Scuba Diver, Intermediate Wind Surf & Sailer, White Collar Boxing Winner, Level 2 FA Coach

DBS Checked, and First Aid Trained


Please note that you must be a club member to receive preferential coaching rates.