As a junior Simon played tennis to a high level, winning various national events from 12U to 16U; I also represented Great Britain at U12, U14 and U16. Before going into coaching, Simon attended Indiana State University where he studied Business and represented the University for Tennis. He has represented Derbyshire Men’s County for the past 20 years.
Simon has been coaching for 12 years in different performance environments including Loughborough University, Hills Road Cambridge, and David Lloyd Cheadle, where he ran the performance programme. Simon has coached international and national standard players, producing national champions in singles and doubles, with two players going on to represent Great Britain. In addition to his full-time coaching commitments, Simon has also been involved in Cheshire Tennis since 2011, captaining various age groups in this spell.
Simon is currently the Cheshire County Performance Coordinator. This role includes overseeing more than 100 players in County Training and helping player programmes to give the players the best chance of improving.