Our Head Tennis Coach, Roddy Barbour, is a LTA Level 3 Accredited+ coach with 7 years tennis coaching experience behind him. He has coached in many different countries and originally started his coaching career at Craiglockhart Tennis Centre in Edinburgh, before moving to coach in Turkey for 2 years, then onto New Zealand, as well as coaching in Greece, developing and experiencing a variety of coaching methods on his way.
Roddy is originally from North Berwick and it was always his wish to take on the role as Head Tennis Coach at North Berwick and really develop the club to its full potential.
His main aims for the club are to create tennis players from a very young age with smaller groups, to develop their game with more specific tuition and create a more competitive junior programme but at same time making sure it's always fun.
For adult club members Roddy provides a wide range of coaching options for each player, all through the year. From complete beginners to advanced players, Roddy provides access to coaching using various ideas such as Cardio Tennis and Superdrills alongside the traditional group and 1-to-1 coaching sessions.