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Shaun Slater Junior Head Coach

6-7pm at Clayton Hall Academy, Monday evening term time.

Shaun Slater is an ex top Junior player who is still active on the UK Butterfly Table Tennis Circuit. He mixes his time coaching with his other passion which is teaching.

He has a wealth of experience some of which has been passed down from his dad (ex-Head Coach Steve Slater). As a player Shaun is an attacking, control spin player who is very deceptive with his speed and spin and has a range of tricky serves to return.

Training Venue Improvements

While Covid has kept us away from the Monday night training venue, the school has been busy updating/upgrading its heating system and also making the playing area wider by the removal of the old radiators and wall bars. A new lick of paint and possibly a bit of attention on the floor surface will make this look tip top when we can return to Monday practise again, watch this space!

PTTC Awarded Grant

It is recently been announced that Penkhull TTC has been successful in obtaining a Sport England Covid Relief Grant of over £2000. The grant will be used to purchase new club room equipment to support our club activities on Monday nights when they return. More news to follow!

Schools League Update 2021/22

The 2019/20 Schools League finals were not contested due to COVID restrictions, despite Pool group winners being determined.

The 2020/21 season was also cancelled due to COVID.

2021/22 season details coming soon!

Junior League Update 2021/22

Watch this space – Junior League in conjunction with the Potteries and District Table Tennis League coming soon!

Staffs Schools Individual Championships 2020

Dates for the Staffs Schools Events have been scheduled as follows.  All events take place at Clayton Hall Academy.

Individual Championship Events

  • Monday 3th February 2020 – 4pm-6pm – U16/U19
  • Monday 10th February 2020 – 4pm-6pm – U13/U11

All entries/enquires to robert rhodes please!
Staffordshire Schools Table Tennis Association Secretary 

Silverdale Floor Refurb

Please note that the floor at the Silverdale Match Venue is being refurbished over Xmas so the room will not be available from Thursday 20 December 2018 to Tuesday 1 January 2019.

Wishing you all a Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year!

Silverdale Practice Details 18/19

Staffs Schools TT – Individual and Team Events (with entry forms)

Dates for the Staffs Schools Events have been scheduled as follows.  All events take place at Clayton Hall Academy.

Team Championship Events

  • Monday 22nd October 2018 – 4pm-6pm – U16 Boys and Girls (4 per team)
  • Monday 12th November 2018 – 4pm-6pm – U13 Boys and Girls (4 per team)
  • Monday 19th November 2018 – 4pm-6pm U11+U19 Boys and Girls (4 per team except U19 girls 2 per team)

Individual Championship Events

  • Tuesday 5th February 2019 – 4pm-6pm – U16/U19 Boys and Girls
  • Monday 11th February 2019 – 4pm-6pm – U13/U11 Boys and Girls 

Entry via post or email deadlines apply/no entry on the night and no entry without payment.

For more information, email:

Training with Andrew Rushton

Another great session at Haywood Academy with high-end coach Andrew Rushton!

The session was fully booked and this time we had 5 PTTC players attending (it could have been more, but not enough places left).  Many thanks to all the officials in our local league organisations who put so much effort into making these sessions a reality!