We are excited to be delivering the North East Coaches Day on Thursday February 16th 2023. The below content delivery follows consultation with local coaches to further develop their knowledge on the key areas and network with fellow coaching colleagues to share best practice and problem solving.
The first section will cover the NEW LTA Coaching Qualification Pathway and importantly, share ideas about Coach and Volunteer Deployment (Coaching v Facilitating Activity).
Following the above, the group will be split into two and complete the below on court, practical sessions.
The day will close with a presentation regarding LGBTQ+.
Louise Assioun will share her expertise in inclusion. Louise is the Director at LUSU Sports Ltd - Inclusive Sport Training and Products. Self-employed Tutor, Coach Mentor and Consultant. Technical Advisor & Freelance Coach at Battle Back Centre, Lilleshall. Head Coach – GB Blind & Visually Impaired Tennis Team and Coach Education Tutor.
Louise will deliver the below to help support players with a Learning Disability
2. Developing Better 10 & Under Players
Simon Wheatley is an International Coach Education & Player Development Consultant. Formerly LTA Performance Coach Education Manager, he was responsible for the development of Performance Coaches across British Tennis. He is an author of 2 books, 3 Coaching Qualification's and over 50 CPD workshops. He has spoken in over 50 countries around the world and consults with 17 Tennis Federations around the world.
Simon will deliver an on-court session covering:
3. Taking Pride into your coaching programme. Ian Pearson - Brown
How to provide simple solutions to remove complex barriers problems for players, coaches, volunteers and officials, who identify as LGBTQ+.
Carnegie Coach Education