Coaching Team

Colin Thornley

Colin Thornley started playing tennis at a very young age in the UK. He became a national level player in his early teens, competing for his county. Colin retired from playing competitively and has had a career in coaching since.

Colin has held various positions as Head Professional and Director of Tennis in clubs in the UK, including David Lloyd centres, and was also the Strength and Conditioning Coach for a professional football club.

Colin joins us as the Director of Tennis for SAS after 6 years as Director of Tennis at a prestigious facility in the UAE.  
Colin has a Degree in Health and Fitness from the University of Chester, is a level 3 LTA and a qualified strength and conditioning coach.