At tennis in the sun all of our coaches are fully qualified, recognized and affiliated to there country’s governing body. All of our coaches carry a legitimate resident and working visa. Our coaches are from all parts of the globe, UK, Spain, US, France, Pakistan, India and most are bi-lingual speaking many languages.

Daren Quilty – Head Coach – Carvoeiro Club

Daren Quilty (Portugal)

Daren is a level 4 LTA highly regarded coach and the head tennis coach at Tennis in the Sun. Daren has coached a number of national and international players including former British number 2 James Ward, he also played at satellite level and represented Middlesex at both junior and senior level.

Having travelled both as a player and as a coach taking groups and individuals abroad to train and play tournaments, culminating in a fantastic few years as Tennis Director of Cumberland Lawn Tennis Club, Daren is now looking forward to welcoming you all to the sunny Algarve and the wonderful Carvoeiro Club!

Sergio Gomez. (Spain)

Sergio Gomez. (Spain)

Tennis Coach and Director of his own Tennis Academy. Excelling as one of the best Juniors in Spain, Sergio started his career, playing on the ATP tour, playing all over the world, competing in Grand Slams such as Wimbledon and The U.S. Open.

Best ranking in Spain 22. (1994.) Spanish Veteran’s Champion +35 2009.

He has 14 years experience of tennis coaching in Marbella, Costa del Sol.

He coaches all levels, although he specialises in teaching promising Juniors 10-15 years of age.


Jason Fry. (Spain)

Jason Fry. (Spain)

Tennis coach and host, organiser of tennis mix-ins, ladies tennis coaching and tournaments. LTA & USPTR Qualified.

More than 20 years experience as a Tennis Coach and has been coaching for 15 years at Bel-Air Tennis Club.

Leon Du Platel – Host Coach

Leon Du Platel

Leon is a level 4 LTA Coach based in Surrey. Leon played as a top 20 national junior and then went on to play 4 years of college league tennis in the US. He has won over 20 Surrey titles in junior and adults, and now enjoys bringing real fun and energy to his coaching