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Tennis Scotland national coaches conference

National Coaches Conference 2020


We are delighted to announce our new Coaches’ Conference will take place next month at the Gleneagles Arena on 15th and 16th February 2020.

This year’s conference will be headlined by one of the world’s best tennis coaches José Higueras.

José won 16 ATP singles titles as a player and reached back-to-back semi-finals at Roland Garros in 1982 and 1983, the year in which he reached No. 6 in the world rankings. He was also a regular on the Spanish Davis Cup team, playing for eight years.

He has since gone on to coach some of the world’s best tennis players, including Roger Federer, Pete Sampras and Michael Chang.

Blane Dodds, Tennis Scotland chief executive, said: “I am absolutely delighted with the line up of speakers and presenters for our new Coaches’ Conference. As you know the tennis community in Scotland is determined to raise the bar and continue the momentum and growth in Scottish Tennis. This conference, its speakers and special guest José Higueras demonstrates our ambition and our goal of helping to develop all our coaches and develop more opportunities for all.”

View or download the full event PDF.

Our speakers this year include: Leo Azevedo, Dan Bloxam, Matt Little, Toni Gordon, Merlin Van De Braam, Karen Ross, Jo Ward, Kris Soutar and Bruno Argudo. View or download the speakers list as a PDF.

The conference content will be of benefit to coaches at all levels of the profession, from newly qualified Level 1s to Master Coaches. Everyone is very welcome! View or download the schedule for both days.

To book your place at this year’s conference please register your place.

Event details: 

  • 2-day conference inc. single room accommodation - £195
  • 2-day conference – no accommodation - £165
  • 1-day rate - £100

Venue: Gleneagles Arena
Date: 15th and 16th February 2020

Accommodation: Stirling Court Hotel
Contact Stirling Court direct and quote Tennis Scotland if you require a room on Friday/Sunday on the conference corporate rate
Transport: Arranged between venues
Dinner: Stirling Court Hotel on Saturday 15th February hosted by Tennis Scotland and Guests

Social Doubles mix in – after the presentations on Saturday, we have scheduled an opportunity for you to play some organised doubles on the courts at Gleneagles – hosted by Dan Bloxham. You can reserve your place for this on the registration form.

Also included in the fee is a three-course dinner on the Saturday night at Stirling Court Hotel. We hope to see as many of you there as possible for what will be a truly enjoyable evening.

We have implemented an online registration and payment process this year – please click here to register your place at this year’s event, and to book accommodation.

We hope to see as many of you as possible there and are looking forwards to a great two days – please get in touch if you have any queries.

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