P.Dent K.Reynolds - Effective Coaching
Paul has a BA. (Hons) Sport Science degree from Loughborough University and has been coaching for 25 years. During this time in tennis he has been fortunate to have had a range of experiences:
He has presented at two International Tennis Federation World Coaching Conferences:-
Mexico – User Friendly Biomechanics
Portugal – Practical Mental Skills Training
He has also presented at two ITF Regional workshops; Pretoria, South Africa and in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Paul was instrumental in the development of BritishTennisParents.com, a website for tennis parents along with Judy Murray and Dan Thorpe and in collaboration with the LTA. He also authored a chapter of 'World Class Tennis Technique' published by Human Kinetics and three chapters of 'Psychology for Football' for the Football Association.
Paul has coached several junior and senior international players, two of which have been the number three ranked male and female players in Great Britain.
Formerly the Coaching Excellence Manager for the LTA, he is responsible for the coach Education and training of ‘High Performance’ coaches and also worked as a National Coach for the Lawn Tennis Association, for three years, based at one of the LTA’S Academies. He is currently responsible for the Performance Coaches Award course.
Paul is currently in his final stages of BASES Supervised Experience, working and training as a Sport Psychologist.
Keith was educated at Millfield School, Somerset where he had gained a tennis and football scholarship and Downing College Cambridge where he graduated with a Degree in Economics and played tennis and football for the University.In 1979, with his business partner Ashley Broomhead, he bought the Watchorn Tennis Club. It was awarded Club of the Year in (1991) for its pioneering work in laying clay court surfaces, low cost indoor structures, community tennis programmes and producing over 20 National Champions of all ages. Keith continued his interest in playing and coaching at performance level by captaining the country at Seniors Level as well as having held the positions of Junior National Team Coach, Senior Tutor LTA Performance Coach Award and International Tennis Federation Level II Performance Award Tutor. He has tutored courses in Africa, Asia and Europe as well as developing a very large coach mentoring scheme.
He presently coaches on the ATP tour and works at Tennis Midlands as a The International
Coaching Director when not traveling as their tour coach with Britain’s number two Davis Cup
player, Jamie Baker.