At the start of the year 3000 teams started in the 2016 Aegon Team Tennis Schools Year 8 & 10 championships and this year has seen Sedbergh produce their best ever performance.
Both The U15 Grirls & U13 Boys became county champions during the summer term with the boys going on to reach the North Great Britain Regional Finals after beating both Newcastle School for Boys & Durham Johnson School.
The Regional Finals were held at Silksworth(Sunderland) Tennis Centre on Friday 17th November where the boys played some excellent tennis beating Hymers College but losing a hard fought match to Holmfirth High School.
The loss ended a tremendous run for the team comprising of James Griffin, Luke Butler, Vladimir Kanevskiy & Charlie Churchouse and left Sedbergh Prep School ranked 9th in Great Britain.
Picture 1 L-R Jon Griffin (Coach) Vladimir Kanevskiy, Charlie Churchouse, Luke Butler, James Griffin & Faye Barker (Team Captain)
Picture 2 Sedbergh school coach Jon Griffin with his Cumbria LTA Coach of the Year Award which he received at the annual Cumbria LTA Awards ceremony held at ` The North Lakes Hotel and Spa@ Penrith on Friday 11th November. Jon has also been shortlisted for the LTA National Coach of the Year Award.