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Yorkshire Tennis - Coaches CDP Day


Yorkshire Tennis - Coaches CDP Day

Yorkshire Tennis are excited to organise a CPD day, available to all coaches working in Yorkshire that are Level 2 and above. There will be on court and off court CPD as well as time for networking.

Kris Soutar will present the on court session around developing doubles players at your club. Kris is an LTA level 5 Master Performance Coach and has coached for 27 years. The last 10 years Kris has been creating quite the reputation in the world of coach development. At present, Kris is the Project manager for the Judy Murray Foundation. The motto of the foundation is, Everyone for Tennis, Everywhere for Tennis. In March 2019, Kris started a position with Tennis Scotland as a performance coach consultant. This role will see Kris work directly with the coaches of the country’s best young players. Kris is also a performance coach education tutor and consultant for the LTA, which sees him lead on all levels 1-4 within their course structure and help develop performance content and resources for courses and CPD workshops. Put all this together and it is clear Kris is living his belief that every level of tennis is equally important.

Dr Laura Crabtree will deliver the off court session looking at the "Importance of engaging parents in your coaching programme". She has been working in youth, elite, and professional sport as an Accredited Sport Psychology Consultant since 2005. She has extensive experience of working with both individual athletes and teams in high performance-settings. Laura has worked in a consulting role at Premier League and Championship Football Clubs. She has also provided psychological support to Golf Academies and has extensive experience of providing psychological support services in Performance Tennis Centres both in the UK and abroad. Laura delivers high-quality applied Psychology support to enhance performance by exploring relationships, developing resilience and promoting and understanding of overall well-being. With a background in performance sport at junior level and as a Level 4 Performance Tennis Coach Laura provides practical guidance to help to support athletes, parents & coaches. She is keen to make the psychological aspect of sport more accessible and understood. In her latest role at the Leeds Regional Player Development Centre she, alongside the coaches, is developing the training environment and coaching programme to deliver integrated support services to enhance player development and maximise parental involvement.

The day will carry 4 credits for Accredited + coaches. Cost: £20

Lunch will be provided.

Please meet in the Conference room in the JCCS Stadium ready for a 9.30am prompt start.
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Map John Charles Centre for Sport, Middleton Grove, Leeds, United Kingdom
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