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.

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. 

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Mandy Tulip
General Manager
Mandy Tulip joined  The Northumberland Club in July 2021 bringing her experience as a manager in a range of business settings, including IT, business process, education and facility management. She has Business Management qualifications as well as a Diploma in Supporting Physical Education and Sport and safeguarding experience. Mandy strives to ensure we have a vibrant and welcoming club to spend your time in. 

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. 

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