tim bean • tennis coach

eb appeti

tennis coach & founder

The Appeti Tennis team are a group of like minded professionals who are dedicated to the development of tennis.

Tim Bean has been coaching with Appeti Tennis for 5 years, prior to that Tim was a full time player, competing to National Standard.  Tim understands the Appeti Tennis method as both a pupil and coach.  Tim works primarily with our Tennis Academy and Tennis School pupils and is experienced in all levels of coaching.

dominic wood • tennis school coach

Dominic has been coaching since the 1980's and has coached a number of world ranked players. He currently represents Kent as a veteran. Dominic works with the Tennis School Pupils and specialises in the mental side of the game, particularly in competition.

faye robertson

tennis psychology coach and personal trainer

Faye Robertson has a first class degree in Sports and Exercise Psychology and is our tennis psychology coach. She has worked with players as young as 8 from club to international level.  In addition to being our tennis psychology coach,  Faye also delivers our physical programme, Faye is a level 3 Personal trainer and has a wealth of experience working with players of all ages and abilities. 

Eb formed Appeti Tennis in 1998 to share his passion for the sport, a former full time player Eb competed to National standard on the British Tour.  Eb has coached to County, National and International standard.  Eb actively coaches full time and travels to tournaments with his Academy and Tennis School pupils throughout the year.

helen shattower

head of education.

Helen has been with Appeti Tennis since 1999.  A former Deputy Headteacher Helen is responsible for the educational aspect of the Tennis School and our local school links.  Helen is a qualified Level 3 Tennis Coach and in addition to managing the educational element of the tennis school also assists in  the day to day running of the tennis centre.

evie robertson

assistant coach

Another former pupil of the Appeti Tennis Academy Evie was a top 10 Kent Junior Player and 12U Canterbury Champion.  She is now found at the centre on court assisting in coaching and running tournaments, as well as staffing reception.  A keen photographer, many of the great photos you see at the centre have been taken by Evie!

now you’ve met our gang get in touch and we’ll take you on the next step of your tennis journey!

 © appeti tennis 1998

 our team.



felicia appeti

assistant manager.

Felicia is found at the reception and is responsible for many aspects of the running of the centre. As a keen player, Felicia is often found on court.  Felicia is usually seen with Marty, her daughter and the youngest member of the Appeti Family in tow.

ciaran brewer

coaching assistant.

Ciaran is a full time pupil of the Tennis School and a national level junior.  Ciaran assists with our Mini Tennis Programme, as a pupil of Appeti Tennis since the age of 6 Ciaran has a great understanding of Mini Tennis and the requirements of the pupils he works with.