Meet The Team

 

Jonny Willcox Cedric Decuyper Susan Williamson Jacob Iype Jacob
Head Coach Lead Coach Lead Coach Assistant Coach

Jonny has been the Head Coach at Rutherglen LTC since 2015. He manages the coaching programme at the club and organises the partnerships in the local community which provides coaching in the schools and community groups including our partnership with McDonald’s Rutherglen.  

He also works with some of Scotland’s top juniors and is a Lead Coach in Tennis Scotland’s Performance Pathway and leads the West County Programme. 

Jonny was awarded Tennis Scotland & LTA British Tennis Coach of the Year 2016. This was largely down to his work with Rutherglen LTC and working with junior’s performance players in the West of Scotland.

Jonny is delighted to be leading the coaching programme at RLTC and is committed to helping members grow, develop and have fun playing tennis. He is available for private lessons; you can contact him on jonny@willcox.tv or call 07767 241262.

Jonny is your initial point of contact for any coaching related enquiries at RLTC.

Cedric has been playing tennis for over 25 years in both France and Scotland. He is a very talented player who has competed at the highest level of club tennis in the West of Scotland.Cedric has over 12 years coaching experience with his first few years coaching in France before moving to David Lloyd Renfrew. He was appointed Junior Tennis Pro at David Lloyd and held this position for 5 years which involved managing the junior section, incorporating over 130 children. In addition to this Cedric has also been delivering adult beginners coaching, team coaching, a very successful adult club night and a cardio tennis class.

Cedric loves sharing his passion and knowledge of tennis to both adults and juniors and his goal is to help players develop their game whilst having great fun on court.

He is available for private lessons; you can contact him on 07872993638.

 Although Susan only started coaching in 2013, she has quickly demonstrated great aptitude and enthusiasm and achieved significant success in getting children started in tennis and having lots of fun. She was personally invited by Judy Murray to be one of the first coaches in the UK to deliver her exciting “Miss-Hits” programme aimed at getting young girls into tennis. Susan delivers the (exclusively indoor) “Miss-Hits” classes in Burnside and Castlemilk. Susan also set-up our extremely popular Tennis Tigers Club which runs on Thursday afternoons and Saturday mornings. Both Tennis Tigers and “Miss-Hits” act as excellent feeders into RLTC’s wider Mini-Tennis Programme.Susan balances her coaching activities with her “day-job” as a Forensic Scientist with Police Scotland. She has represented Police Scotland in national tennis competitions whilst being a stalwart of RLTC’s Ladies Teams for the last 10 years. For the last three years she has captained RLTC’s Ladies 1st Team to promotion winning two league titles.

Susan is available for private lessons; you can contact her on 07875 484534 or susanwilliamson7@sky.com

Jacob has been coaching for over 9 years, working alongside some of the best coaches in Scotland. Mainly involved in coaching juniors at all levels. He has been coaching in the junior program of David Lloyd Renfrew and Rutherglen LTC. He is actively involved in organising and running tournaments at the clubs.

Jacob started playing tennis at the age of 14 and has taken part in various tournaments around the west of Scotland. He has represented his local clubs in league matches and played for The Strathclyde University first team during his Education.

He also has his own stringing business. As a sports engineer he has in-depth knowledge about the equipment (rackets, strings, etc.) and their attributes, which help him in providing a personalised service in the stringing business.

Jacob has been coaching the juniors of Rutherglen for nearly 3 years, he has a passion for the sports and coaching helps him share that passion with the players.

Jacob is available for private lessons; you can contact him on 07728877095