How long have you been coaching and what coaching qualification do you hold?
I’ve been coaching for 4 years and hold a level 1 Junior Development coaching qualification.
What programs do you coach/most enjoy coaching?
I coach everything from blue stage (3–5 year old’s) to adults. I enjoy coaching orange ball the most, as I find that it’s the most important developmental years as a tennis player and it’s where they really discover the sport.
What is your coaching philosophy?
Tennis is a movement sport not a hitting sport. You can have the best technique in the world, but if you can’t move to the ball, you can’t keep the rally going.
What do you enjoy about coaching?
The best part of coaching is meeting new people and seeing the look on their face when they achieve something.
How old were you when you starting playing tennis and where?
I started playing tennis when I was four, at a local primary school on a Saturday morning.
Who is your favorite tennis player?
Roger Federer & Ash Barty
What is your favorite thing to do outside of tennis?
Photography and electric guitar