Four awards for Beverley Park Tennis Club

Northumberland Lawn Tennis Association held its annual awards ceremony recently and Beverley Park Tennis Club in Monkseaton collected four awards.

The award for Most Improved Player went to Will Gray, who has had an excellent season.

Christine Bartlett, who does the administration for the club’s successful juniors programme, was named Adult Volunteer of the Year.

In addition to a full Saturday morning programme for children of all ages, the club held a summer camp week and will be running a three-day event at the end of August.

Beverley Park coach James Newman was named Development Coach of the Year.

Newman has international experience and has been working at the club since March. He runs coaching sessions for players of all ages and abilities, including beginners.

The award for Team of the Year went to Beverley Park’s Under-16 Boys.

Club chairman Jon Pope said: “These awards are excellent news and well deserved.

“Beverley Park Tennis Club is thriving and it is great to see recognition of the efforts of so many of our members and our coach.

“We welcome new members and I hope to see even more people enjoying tennis at all levels.”

For membership details go to or contact club secretary Judith Wallace on (0191) 252 1598.