Spring 2017


As of September 2016, GIYM has 19 programmes up and running at sites across the country. The newest, Lambeth, Northampton and Sheffield, are proving to be excellent additions with in excess of 500 primary school children receiving free tennis lessons from these three areas alone

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Autumn 2016

GIYM appoints a new Chief Executive

GIYM is pleased to announce that Abigail Tordoff has been appointed GIYM’s Chief Executive Officer effective 1 November 2016.   Abigail is a former professional tennis player, with over 15 years experience in the sports and entertainment business. 

  “Abigail’s many years of experience within tennis as well as her understanding of the challenges that GIYM faces as a charity made her the perfect candidate to help grow and develop our objectives and aims” said Michael Stotesbury, the founder of GIYM.

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Spring 2016


Our three newest sites, in Hounslow, Hemel Hempstead and in Barnet, all got under way towards the end of 2015 and we are pleased to say that all three programmes are doing well.

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Summer 2015

Summer 15

New Sites - During the summer of 2015 GIYM was delighted to launch three GIYM programmes, in Hounslow, Hemel Hempstead and Barnett. All three sites meet the GIYM criteria of being open to children from disadvantaged backgrounds and/or located in areas of deprivation and the new additions bring the total of GIYM programmes up and running in the UK to sixteen.

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