About Us

Baseline Tennis Academy is a fun, game-based way for kids/adults to develop sound tennis techniques. BTA offers a modified approach to the game of tennis. We are passionate about tennis and want to give every child/adult the opportunity to love the game as much as we do.

Our programs are designed to accommodate any age and level, and aim to equip every player with enough skill to enjoy the game of tennis.
We ofer:

  1. Group coaching
  2. Ladies morning fixtures
  3. Hit-fit cardio tennis
  4. Private coaching
  5. Social Tennis

Meet The Coaches

Zaheed Essof - USPTR certified Professional, British Lawn Tennis Asscociation - Level 3 Professional

ZaheedZaheed started playing tennis at age of 7 and schooled at St Johns  Prep and St Johns College. He played for Zimbabwe ITF Junior teams before going to University of Cincinnati on full tennis scholarship. His coaching career started at Harpers Point Racquet Club before moving to Mid-Town Tennis Club in Chicago, one of the premier indoor tennis clubs in the U.S. In 2005, moved to UK and was the Racquets Manager at David Lloyd Leeds overseeing tennis membership of over 3000 members. Finally moving to Heaton Tennis and Squash club where he was the director of junior development before returning home in 2012. Zaheed has 19 years coaching experience.


Paul Lindsay - Tennis Zimbabwe Level 1

Paul is a St Johns’s College old boy, represented Zimbabwe schools tennis. He started coaching tennis in 2008 at the Julian krinsky School of Tennis in Philadelphia USA during the summers of 2008 and 2009. He currently holds a Level 1 tennis coaching certificate, a tag rugby certificate and is currently completing his final year of university studying Chartered Management Accounting.