Ben Coates, Coach - Vale Tennis Academy

Ben Coates

Position – Coach & Tournament Referee, Vale Tennis Academy
Qualification – Level 3 LTA Licensed Coach, DCA, Grade 4 Tournament Referee
Plays – Right-handed, Double-handed Backhand
Favourite Shot – Forehand Drive
Racquets – Head Graphene Prestige Pro

Ben Coates is a long standing member of the coaching team. Ben became the first person in Wales to pass The Tennis Leaders Award at the age of 15. Since passing his level 3 coaching certificate Ben has been Head Coach for Swansea University Tennis Team, completed a PGCE and has become a qualified tournament referee. Ben now works full-time as a teacher, supports the South Wales Boys County Teams and runs elements of the mini tennis, cardio tennis & competition programmes for The Vale Tennis Academy.


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