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Meet The Team


Our coaching team are passionate about people and parks tennis. Whether you’re just getting started, after a few tips, or an in-depth analysis of your strokes we can support. Safeguarding, health and safety and coaching standards are taken very seriously, and our team are all LTA accredited and committed to their professional development.

Lyndall - TwistFizz Founder and Director of Tennis

Lyndall Newton-Early

Grew up playing tennis in Australia and competed internationally. A huge array of coaching experience developed in a wide range of environments from high performance to schools. Passionate about getting more children and adults playing and volunteering in tennis. Super keen to see all players fulfil their potential, and in turn develop a lifetime love for the game!


LTA Level 5 Master Club Coach (MCC Award) – Accredited Plus
U.S.P.T.R Professional
LTA Youth Coach Tutor

LTA Primary and Secondary School Tutor
BSc Sports Science

Individual Coaching Rate

Adults: £40 per hour*
Juniors: £35 per hour*
Contact: 0776 9258 208

*There is an additional court hire fee, £4 (junior)/£6 (adult) for casual players

Valentina - Head of Tennis, Cator Park

Valentina Iancu

Grew up playing tennis in Romania and first picked up a racket at age seven. Proudest coaching moment was when one of her players became Romanian junior ranked number one. Especially enjoys coaching children and young people because of their never-ending energy, good vibes and willingness to learn. Loves working at the park because players can enjoy a healthy environment, surrounded by nature. Valentina’s career goal is to coach a champion of the future!


LTA Level 3 – Accredited

LTA Youth Prime Video Girls Coach

BSc Sports Coaching

Individual Coaching Rate

Adults: £28 per hour*
Juniors: £25 per hour*
Contact: 07495 887 390


*There is an additional court hire fee, £4 (junior)/£6 (adult) for casual players

Greg - Tennis Coach

Greg Payne



USPTR – Coach

LTA Accredited

Individual Coaching Rate

Adults & Juniors: £25 per hour*
Available from April 2024


*There is an additional court hire fee, £4 (junior)/£6 (adult) for casual players

Nicoleta - Assistant Coach

Nicoleta BoartaLTA Level 1 Assistant Tennis Coach


LTA Level 1 Assistant Coach





Sarah - Assistant Coach

Sarah ColledgeLTA Level1 1 Tennis Coach


LTA Level 1 Assistant Coach







TwistFizz Volunteers

Our volunteers are the heart and soul of TwistFizz, tirelessly investing time and skill into helping people of all ages live more active and healthier lives and creating facilities, programmes and service that are second to none!

Volunteers take on a variety of roles from on-court leaders, grounds maintenance to arranging social events. We wouldn’t be an organisation delivering on behalf of our communities without our volunteers.

If you’d like to make a difference in Greenwich, do something different in your spare time or meet new friends – we’d love to hear from you.

Safeguarding Officer

Anita Sheen

The protection of young people and adults is paramount at TwistFizz. That’s why we have a dedicated safeguarding and welfare officer.

Contact 07787511727

See our safeguarding policy

Young Leaders

Our team of young leaders have all completed their Tennis Leaders course and support our coaches in delivering the Junior Youth programme.


Competition and Events Organiser

We have a competition and events organiser who works with TwistFizz on a volunteer basis.

Join TwistFizz

If you’re interested in sports and would like an exciting role that utilises your professional skills, plays to your passion and delivers a lasting legacy for your local community, then a job with team TwistFizz is an opportunity too good to miss.

Whether you’re looking to kickstart your career, support your study or help others.  We have a broad range of voluntary and coaching positions available.

Why not take a look at the opportunities listed below. If you don’t see anything here that’s right for you, get in contact.

Head Coach at Eltham Park South

Want to work with us?

Tennis Coach

We’re looking for a coach who enjoys sharing their passion for tennis by delivering inspiring sessions to juniors and adults of all ages and abilities.

Application close: 16 February, 2023


Find out more and apply

TwistFizz Steering Group

Every great idea needs supporters – people who actively want to spread the word and lend their support. People who want to encourage, lift and strengthen what we stand for

TwistFizz is no exception – as a community interest company, we need as many supporters as possible to branch out into our local community and act as ambassadors and advocates of TwistFizz and our aims.

Your support is invaluable to us as we strive to get as many local people spending more time in our local parks being active and enjoying the social cohesion this brings.

We would love to know if you would be interested in becoming a member of the TwistFizz Steering Group. If you are passionate about getting more people active, getting kids out in parks enjoying tennis, getting more of the community active and protecting our park space, we would love to hear from you!

Ready to get started? Easily book online or get in touch.