Sierra Sports and Fitness Club
The Sierra Sports and Fitness Club is located beside the famous Crocodile Club on
the Desert Springs Resort. It provides a wide range of quality indoor and open-air
sports and fitness facilities.
Mentored by double Olympic decathlon champion, Daley Thompson, who is a villa owner
at Desert Springs, it is aimed at general fitness and well being. With its
warm winter conditions, which are unique to this part of Europe, it is particularly
suited to pre-season general fitness, team bonding and re-habilitation after sports
injuries. Taken together with the other leisure and relaxation facilities at Desert
Springs Golf Resort, it is a superb venue.
The resident Professional tennis and football coach is Jim Gordon, who offers a
number of sports training and fitness programs for adults and children, year round.
Jim has been a professional footballer since 1971 playing for teams such as Lincoln
F.C and Scunthorpe United. In 1983 Jim began coaching tennis at summer camps and
training professional footballers at the Lincoln F.C. School of Excellence. He holds
a L.T.A. Coaching Badge in tennis and an F.A. Coaching Badge and Goal Keeping Badge.
In addition to tennis and football he enjoys jogging, circuit training and all gym
facilities and is always keen on a round of golf.