About the coaches:
All senior coaches are DBS (previously CRB) checked, First Aid trained, fully insured and have attended an LTA Safeguarding certificated training course.
Tony is LTA (Lawn Tennis Association) levels 1, 2, 3 (currently doing SCC) & Cardio Tennis qualified, RPT (Registro Profesional de Tenis) levels 1, 2, 3 & 4 qualified, and holds the prestigious RPT Director of Tennis award in addition to the ICI (International Coaches Institute) Head Professional Certificate. RPT is the Spanish version of the LTA, a teaching system based on hard work, drill systems, discipline, humility and good values. At Lisvane TC we believe strongly in this training system.
In December 2015 Tony trained at the Sanchez Casal Academy, Barcelona where he obtained the ASC Coach Training Certificate. Tony is a also a member of ABTO (Association British Tennis Officials) & R4 Licensed LTA referee.
Sam, Will, Luke, James & Rhys & qualified in 2016 as RPT Community Coach Assistants having first trained as LTA Tennis Leaders for 18 months. The RPT Community Coaches are further supported by LTA qualified Tennis Leaders: Will C, Erin P, Caitlin P, Neil, M, Katie G, Lucie J & Olivia G, all Leaders are regular tournament players so will be more than capable of teaching the younger players how to play tennis, rules, tactics & having fun etc.