Nicks' love of coach education began when asked to tutor on an LTA course. Over the following years he has been involved in over 250 coach education qualification courses from level 1-4 as a tutor or assessor.
Nick has always received an ‘outstanding’ grade from external quality assurance visits for his delivery and assessing capabilities.
He was Head of a Coach Education Provider from 2008 to 2016. My passion for coach education has never waned and is very excited to be involved with this new venture.
Dan Thorp is an LTA Level 5 Coach and has been involved in tennis as coach and coach educator for over 30 years.
Currently, he is Director and founder of Sporting People LTD and New Balls Retail LTD.
Previously, he has been a coach to players of all level, a deliverer and content developer on all LTA Coaching qualifications, LTA Head of Coach Development and a Tennis Academy director
Nigel has been a Head Coach or Programme Manager for over 20 years. Training coaches and working with apprentice coaches has become normal practice.
With the creation of We Do Tennis his focus is helping coaches to improve, both on and off court. Nigel works with several coaching companies to drive their business forwards, as well as over 30 tennis clubs within the We Do Tennis Portfolio.
In addition, Nigel is one of the limited number of LTA Coach Mentors, providing bespoke help to Level 4 and 5 coaches.
With over 20 years experience in coaching and venue / programme operations, Matt is hugely passionate about driving participation in the sport.
As the main driver behind the creation of We Do Tennis, he sees the natural link between training new coaches, helping to place in venues, mentoring these coaches in their workplace, assisting with their continuous development and then, using these coaches as future tutors finding the next generation of coaches.