Meet the Hartlepool Tennis Club coaching team

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Pedro is a LTA level 3 qualified Tennis coach with several years coaching experience.

Coaching Qualifications and Experience:

  • LTA Level 3 Tennis coach.
  • LTA Tennis for Kids.
  • First Aid & Safeguarding qualifications.
  • Head coach at South Shields Tennis Club since 2015.
  • He delivers a coaching programme for adult and juniors which includes sessions such as Mini Tennis, Tennis Xpress and Cardio Tennis.

Pedro's Coaching Philosophy

I believe that regardless of the level of the student there must always be a balance between fun and learning in order to accomplish realistic goals.

Based on this fundamental I am always trying to build a relationship based in a clear and respectful communication with my students be it kids or adults. My experience has taught me that it’s a challenge to keep kids interest in Tennis however, and that it is essential to keep them motivated. I also believe as a coach and as a player that teaching the proper technic from the beginning is very important in order for development the strokes.

Coaching Experience & Highlights:

  • Experience in coaching beginners & advanced Tennis players.
  • Coached both adults and children from varying skill sets.
  • Played for Westoe South Shields Tennis Club in the Northumberland and Durham league B division.
  • Has been a Tennis coach at Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Florida.
  • Has been a Tennis coach at Gothenburg Lawn & Tennis Club in Gothenburg.
  • Tennis racket stringer.

Key Strengths:

  • In depth knowledge of the game of Tennis and regulations associated with it.
  • Good teaching ability and training skills.
  • Effective communication skills to proficiently communicate with the students.
  • Good managerial and organisational skills to manage students.
  • Ability to undertake complex responsibilities and handle them effectively.
  • Promotes, motivates and encourages the students for developing their skills in improving their game.
  • Excellent time management skills.

If you're interested in getting individual coaching off Pedro please contact him via the contact details below.

Mobile Number: 07711 063238‬