Meet the Team

Meet the Team

The coaching team at Tennis at Cattaway consists of 5 professional tennis coaches. These coaches will be delivering the majority of courses and events at the facility. All coaches are available for private lessons, please contact them directly or fill in your details on the contact form and they'll get in touch.

Matthew Cattaway

30 years Coaching Experience  
Coach Qualifications include LTA Master Performance Coach (level 5), LTA Educator award, PTR Pro, Registered Referee

Matthew has been in tennis for his entire adult life and most of his junior life. He has coached full-time for 30 years,  where in that time he has taught people tennis at every level. Recently he has been the Tennis Manager at David Lloyd Heston and runs the established park programme in Elthorne Park and the new programme in Lampton Park. Matthew is passionate about British Tennis and wants to spread tennis in communities.

He is also the founder of Tennis First Charitable Trust, a charity that makes grants to some of the countries brightest young tennis players. For the past 10 years, Matthew has captained the Middlesex County Boys 18's team and Tutors both Primary & Secondary School Teacher Training. 

Hourly rate £35.00 / hour


Parani Tharma

Parani has been coaching for 8 years and the last 4 years in the UK. Since he arrived in London he has coached at David Lloyd Sudbury Hill teaching both Adults and Children.

Within the DL organisation, he has managed the junior section of the club for the past 2 years. He is a qualified and licensed level 3 LTA coach. Parani has lots of experience in producing performance players, he is also a trained and qualified referee and regularly organises LTA sanctioned tournaments.

Individual Lesson rate £25.00 / hour

mobile 07578 555 389


Karim Lalji

20 years experience

Level 2 LTA Coach

Karim has been a Hounslow resident interested in tennis for more than 20 years. He has seen the Lampton Park tennis courts at every stage through the years and is extremely positive about the prospect of being able to help develop the tennis activities at the site. Although he has only recently become formally involved with tennis coaching, his background in tennis is comprehensive. For many years he supported his son, Naim Lalji, in his tennis career, starting him off at the age of 9 and guiding him through to the professional ranks where Naim made the career high of ATP World Ranking of 758. These days Karim is keen to make use of all the tennis knowledge he has acquired over the years and pass it on to the tennis players that visit both Lampton Park and Elthorne Park.

Karim is available to coach both groups and individuals to Adults and Juniors.

Rate £20.00 per hour for individuals

Contact telephone 07714613651

Matthew Trytell

Matthew brings his tennis experience in America to Elthorne Park. Previously a collegiate tennis team player, Matthew has been involved in tennis for the past 10 years. Since his arrival in West London, he has developed his coaching skills within our community programme, where his enthusiasm and joy for life have been received really well by all who he meets. He has long since been interested in disability tennis and wants to develop this side of his coaching skills.

Matthew is available for individuals and groups.

Individual lesson rate £20 / hour

mobile 07445 370814


Charlotte Edwards

Charlotte comes to the Tennis at Cattaway coaching team with a wealth of experience in coaching young athletes.

Previously, Charlotte has worked for various Premier League Football Clubs, The FA and other football clubs. She is now keen to develop both her tennis coaching and her tennis level at the club. She recently passed her level 2 LTA Coaching award.

Charlotte is available for both individual and small group coaching.

Individual rate £20.00 / hour

mobile 07713 165261