Loughborough University National Tennis Academy (LUNTA) delivers a pro-style interdisciplinary training environment as part of the LTA’s Player Pathway for elite British junior tennis players in transitioning onto the professional tour.

Loughborough University are delighted to partner with both the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) and Loughborough Amherst School to deliver player support to elite British junior tennis players in the pursuit of an international tennis career. The National Academy at Loughborough University offers an unrivalled combination of world-class coaching, integrated and impactful performance support, excellent academic provision and pastoral care, an extensive tournament and travel programme, alongside some of the best elite training facilities in the UK. 

Our track record of success is starting to build. Opening in 2019, LUNTA has taken on 22 elite British junior tennis players and delivered some fantastic results on and off the court.

4 x U16 & 4 x U18 Singles National Championship Titles

The first Wimbledon Boys Singles title since 1962

Supported multiple players at the latter stage of Junior Grand Slams

Visit our Current Players, Alumni and News pages to find out more about LUNTA players successes. 

Morgan Phillips

Boys Head Coach

Mark Taylor

Girls Head Coach

“At LUNTA, we strive for excellence in the pursuit of your journey to become an international tennis player. Our developmental philosophy is grounded in high performance as a Person, Student, Athlete, Performer and as Complete Players. Through our daily training environment and extensive international and domestic competition programme, we aim to equip players with the tools to be able to take to the court believing they can handle any situation they may encounter.   

We believe our environment strongly supports your health, happiness and wellbeing, and truly puts you, as the Person, first. Through focus on both high-achieving academic study and value in personal development, we want to support your journey.  

We are focused on developing international tennis players that are coachable, respectful, prepared for every outcome and hold professional standards each day to progress their journey. 

Our Coaching and Performance Support Teams are both highly skilled in and passionate about developing British players to succeed on the international stage. We look forward to welcoming British juniors of the future and being a part of their journey." 

Find out more about our Academy Staff Team HERE.