Active Away Corporate | About us


For over 20 years, Active Away has been organising bespoke tennis events for all types of parties. Our experienced team draws on a wealth of knowledge and expertise to deliver the best possible experience for businesses and their clients. We have great industry connections and all of our listed locations are ones that we have good relations with and enjoy regularly frequenting. Our passion is to deliver a great end product and all of our coaches are Level 4 Senior Coaches that come highly commended from the tennis world and have years of experience working with all abilities.

Meet the Active Away Team

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Steve Davies
Before setting up Active Away Steve spent 9 years with David Lloyd Leisure. Steve plays on the ITF Seniors tour (over35’s)- currently ranked No4 in GB – World ranking of 66 for singles. Click here to view full profile  
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Matt Allen
Operations Director
Matt Joined the Active Away team as a co-director in November 2010, Matt has been coaching tennis for 15 years and has an infectious enthusiasm and passion for the game. Click here to view full profile
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Ally Allen
Ally joined the team in April 2014. Ally is the Active Away administrator, she is always on hand to help you with any questions you may have about your upcoming holidays. You can contact Ally at
Josh Thompson
Sales Director
Josh manages our Sales and Marketing. Josh is an excellent coach and is one of the youngest coaches in the country to be awarded the LTA level 4 qualification. Click here to view full profile.

Meet the Active Away Coaches

Nick Edwards
Active Away – Coach
Nick is an excellent coach and heads up the programme at Oxstalls Tennis Centre.
Gavin Henderson
Active Away – Coach
Gavin is one of Warwickshire’s most reputable coaches.
Jon Cain
Active Away – Coach
Jon is a fantastic technical coach and has recently achieved his Level 5 Master Coach award.
Greg Whitecross
Active Away – Coach
Greg is one of our longest serving coaches at Active Away. Greg was a touring professional achieving a career high world ranking of 130 (singles) and 90 (doubles)
Sam Edwards
Active Away – Coach
Sam is an excellent coach and a top UK player.
Paul Layfield
Active Away – Coach
The superstar from Hull. Paul is a fantastic coach.
Sean Lintin
Active Away – Coach
Sean comes with credit from Richard Branson… Sean has coached all over the world – Cyprus and Croatia, to name a few. Sean has also made a few trips to Necker Island, coaching island owner Sir Richard Branson and his personal guests.
Panos Giaxis
Active Away – Coach
Panos is the resident coach out in Sani Beach he’s the only resort coach we use and trust due to his excellent knowledge, tennis level and caring attitude.

Meet the Active Away Yoga Instructors

Sally Thomas
Active Away – Yoga
Sally teaches relaxed, enjoyable and mixed gender sessions for all ages including especially gentle classes for Late Middle-Agers who want to improve their flexibility and maintain their mobility for the next few decades.