Meet the Staff

The Northumberland Club have a hard working and focused team of staff who are here to ensure you receive a first class experience, every time you visit the Club.

Staff are driven to continually maintain and improve upon the facilities and services provided and are committed to offer everyone the opportunity to enjoy sport at the Club, irrespective of age, disability, family circumstance, gender, colour, religion or sexual orientation.
 



 
Dave Barnett
Head of Squash
Dave Barnett has been head of squash at The Northumberland Club since 2009 and has successfully coached a number of local juniors towards the top of the UK rankings. Dave is a former world tour player, reaching a career high of 109 in the world in 2007 and has been the Northumbria County Champion for 13 consecutive years. Dave is a committed coach and regularly travels to tournaments to watch his players in action. 


07917 063133
dbsquash@yahoo.co.uk
Ross Graham
General Manager
Ross Graham is the General Manager for The Northumberland Club. Ross brings with him a wealth of experience in Leisure management having managed with some of the largest Leisure providers in the UK. As an ex international gymnast Ross knows what it takes to be the very best and the commitment required to achieve the unthinkable.
A natural motivator Ross thrives on encouraging all participants towards a healthier lifestyle through varied activities/ sports supported by an inspirational team.

ross@northumberlandclub.org
0191 281 5858


 
Trent Ackhurst
Club Chairman

Trent Ackhurst is the new Chairman as of December 2015. Trent has been on the Executive Committee for the last 4 years and in that time has been involved in the Strategic review of the clubs operations and has been keenly involved in organising tennis tournaments and social functions. He is a team tennis player and all round sports enthusiast and along with the rest of the Executive Committee will be focused on improving the facilities, playing opportunities and social activity at the club.



0191 2815858
info@northumberlandclub.org
John Henderson
Head of Tennis
John Henderson looks after all matters tennis at the Club and can take great credit for building the comprehensive tennis programme which we have on offer. John was instrumental in the Club being awarded the prestigious TennisMark award which demonstrates a level of excellence within coaching practice. John is an LTA Master Coach, an award which is only gained by coaches who aspire to work at the very highest level of Club coaching. 

07748 986942
henderson.john@hotmail.co.uk