Director of Tennis & Head Coach
T: 07855 495 025
The founder of Diamond Tennis Academy has been coaching since 2000. Sena’s experience in the sport and passion for getting people to play tennis led to the formation of Diamond Tennis Academy in 2006 – after more than a decade, the academy’s links and initiatives with the local community are prominent and continue to develop.
Sena holds a UKCC Level 5 award (Master Club Coach qualification), an Accountancy and Management degree from Cardiff University and a Professional Practise in Tennis Coaching Management degree from the University of Northumbria. A frequent competitor in tournaments in the South Wales area in his younger days, Sena still enjoys a game of singles.
The Coaching Team
Coaching Assistant: Nabeel Iqbal
Nabeel is an LTA accredited Level 2 Coach, with more than 4 years coaching experience. Nabeel has been playing tennis since he was 3 years old, and has competed in tournaments at both club and county level.
Outside of tennis Nabeel studies Engineering at Cardiff University and is a keen long distance runner.
Coaching Assistant: Jack Lake
Jack holds a UKCC Level 2 coaching qualification and, after starting his education in tennis early, has more than three years experience as a volunteer and coach. A keen tennis player, Jack competes in local tournaments and assists the coaching staff at Diamond when he is not studying away from Cardiff.
Coaching Assistant: Brandon Roko Ali
Details to follow……
Coaching Assistant: Will Iles
Coaching Assistant: Abbie Lake
Coaching Assistant: Luke Gillard
Tennis Leader: Dafydd
Dafydd took and passed his UKCCL1 coaching assistant during 2019.
Tennis Leader: Billy