Head Coach and Tennis Manager
LTA Level 4 CCA Performance coach / LTA tutor
£25 per session (1 hour)
Ian Poole joined in late 2007 as head coach at Hampton-In-Arden Tennis Club. At the time, Ian was 27, lived in Olton and enjoyed football, golf and socialising when he is not coaching. He has the following tennis qualifications: DCA (Development Coach Award); CCA (Club Coach Award) - Performance. We conducted a brief interview with him when he originally joined (see above).
Ian is the current head coach here at Hampton Tennis Club. Prior to this he has worked at David Lloyd Leisure Centre as a full time pro where he coached a wide range of players scaling all ages and abilities. Ian is a former county coach and whilst at David Lloyd he has instructed a variety of junior players that have performed well under his instruction (to county standard). Ian himself is a former county level player and played for Staffordshire County as a junior. Ian is a fully qualified LTA Performance coach and has an active coaches licence. Ian was nominated for Warwickshire Coach of the Year in 2010 and is a former singles, doubles and mixed doubles champion at Hampton.
Ian left David Lloyd to look for a new challenge here at Hampton and he is very keen to expand the clubs coaching programme with more groups and squads at all ages. He also prides himself on giving top quality tennis lessons in a fun friendly environment for all his students. For any further information or to book a lesson then call lan directly on the above number and he will be happy to speak to you.