We are pleased to introduce HotshotZ Tennis as the new coaching providers at King’s Rochester Sports centre with Ricky Gooch as our new Head Coach. Ricky is a LTA level 5 coach, which is the highest qualification you can get with only 80 coaches in the country with this qualification. He has 16yrs of coaching experience working with all ages and abilities. Ricky says, “I’m excited to be joining Kings Rochester and I can’t wait to start seeing everyone on court and helping you improve your tennis game, whilst creating a fun and friendly learning environment.”

HotshotZ Tennis is headed up by Zane Cheeseman, also a level 5 coach, Kent Coach of the Year 2013 and captained the over 35 England team in at the four nations championships in 2022. Zane says, “We want every player to achieve their potential and we do it in style, with an exciting programme of groups, private tennis lessons, holiday camps and monthly tournaments, so whatever your age and ability, get in touch now and see how our we can help you achieve your tennis goals.”

We are launching our NEW programme with a FREE FAMILY TENNIS DAY on Saturday 11th June, this is open to EVERYONE.  

There will be free coaching with Zane and Ricky, a chance to use a ball machine, you can see how fast you can hit a serve and a BBQ to enjoy.  

9:30-10:30am Family Cardio Tennis 

10:30-11:15am juniors 5-9yrs old

10:30-11:15am adults (all ages and abilities) 

11:30-12:30 juniors 10-17yrs old

11:30-12:30 adults (all ages and abilities) 

To BOOK or for more information please contact


We are pleased to announce that we will be running our popular holiday camps at Kings Rochester this half term.    These will run as follows;Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st May

9am – 12pm for All AgesPrices start at just £25 per day. with sibling and multiple day discounts available. Bookings are available on our website at

If you have any queries please email us at


Tennis Registration Form

Programme Categories:

Tots Tennis – Age 3 – 5 years

Tots is for children aged 3-5 years old and enables them to learn the basics and how to enjoy the game through a series of fun activities, based on the fundamental areas of balance, co-ordination, agility, movement, racquet and ball skills. Played with sponge tennis balls. (3-5 years old)

Mini Red Tennis – Age 5 – 8 years

Mini red players learn to serve, rally and score with a slow ball, as well as learning the movement and co-ordination skills needed for tennis. Players are encouraged to play fun timed-tennis competitions as individuals (5-8 years olds)

Mini Orange Tennis – Age 8 – 9 years

Mini orange players develop a rounded game, learning a range of techniques and tactics. There are individual timed-tennis competitions (8-9 years olds)

Mini Green Tennis – Age 10 years

Mini green players can now put their technique and skills into practice on a full size tennis court with a faster ball. There are individual timed-tennis competitions, with scoring extended to short sets (10 years olds)

Junior – Age 11+ years

Junior players develop their technical and tactical skills on a full size tennis court. There are individual timed-tennis competitions, full tennis scoring is used.

Junior+ session – this session is for individuals that compete and commit to more than one session of tennis per week and suitability is assessed by our in house coach (11+ years old)

Adult – Age 16+ years

Adult courses are available for players with little, or no tennis experience to players with a sound tennis background. These sessions will focus on developing technique and understanding using point-based drills and match-play. (16+ years old)