Why did you become a tennis coach?
I’ve always had a love for all sport, what set tennis apart from the rest and made me want to be a tennis coach was the level of knowledge that is needed in so many aspects of the game in order to work with a player to get them to perform at their best level. There is no standard approach to coaching and it keeps the game fresh and exciting with endless possibilities.
What do you like the most about being a tennis coach?
The diversity, working with all levels of players, all ages and in so many different environments. Teaching teachers how to teach tennis and being able to pass on my knowledge and experience to other young coaches is massively rewarding.
What is your favourite Grand Slam to watch?
What are you most looking forward to about being involved in She Rallies?
Work with like-minded driven ladies who all have a passion for getting more girls to play sport.
What is your tennis coaching pet hate?
Having white feet and terrible tan lines in the summer from working outside!
If you could have one superpower what would it be?
Telepathy – so I could read my opponents thoughts and intentions!
What one country in the world would you most like to coach tennis in?
Malawi – I’ve never been but I can see there is a passion for sport and tennis. I’d like to support the local community and help improve children lives through sport.
If you could invite three female tennis stars, past or present to a dinner party, who would they be?