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The Professionals

Andy Chinneck - Head Professsional

Andy is the Head Professional at The Oratory Real Tennis Club, he joined the club in March 2011. Andy started his career as a Fitness Consultant where he enjoyed a period of time on a Cruise Ship; when he returned to stable lands he worked as a Fitness Centre Manager. He was introduced to Real Tennis at Holyport Real Tennis Club and with his natural sporting ability he quickly picked up the game. Andy was soon working at Holyport where he progressed from assistant to Head Professional.

Andy now oversees all aspects of Real Tennis at The Oratory from coaching the pupils and organising matches for the school to Socials, ball making, marking, memberships, tournament organising, encoraging new memebers.... it keeps him very busy!


Liam Taylor - Assistant Professional

Liam has been working in the leisure industry for 5 years. He started managing swimming pools and ran a swim school teaching over 400 children a week to swim. He moved to the Oratory September 2010 and first stepped on the Real Tennis court in November 2010. Liam says he has “fallen in love with the game and believes he is very lucky to be working doing something he enjoys so much” Liam is currently working as the Oratory’s Real Tennis Assistant and is working hard to bring his handicap down. His aim is to be in the high 30’s by January 2012.