Coaching

 

David Gaterell
Steep Head Coach & CSTA Director

LTA Level 4 Senior Performance Coach (SPC)

 

Coaching Rate
£37.50 per hour – pay for 5, £180 – pay for 10, £335
£20 per 30 mins – pay for 5, £95 – pay for 10, £180

Contact
Tel: 07801 422228   
Email: dave@cs-ta.com

Biography

Dave has over 33 years experience as a player and over 20 years as a qualified coach.

As a player, he was an internationally ranked junior, playing and studying at two American colleges and currently competes on the ITF Seniors Tour.  He is a National Grass and Clay Court Champion in the over 35’s age group, plays for Hampshire Over 35’s and has captained the 14/U Boys, Men’s and Men’s over 35’s Hampshire Teams.  He has been ranked as highly as 20 in the world in over 35’s age group.

Dave has coached in clubs and academies in the UK and abroad.  He brings a holistic approach to coaching, helping you develop all aspects of your game; your mentality, your technique, your strategic/tactical mind, your physicality and your approach to your goals.

Dave enjoys working with all ages and abilities, and has helped players from mini tennis, through to international juniors, adult beginners through to team players and university teams.

Dave believes tennis is a great way to learn important life skills and to help build character – it’s not just about how to hit a fuzzy yellow ball!

Outside of coaching and competing, Dave enjoys weight training, reading, travelling and spending time at the beach near his home with his wife and two daughters.

 

Tim Cook
Steep Coach

LTA Level 4 Intermediate Coach Award (ICA)

 


Coaching Rate

£37.50 per hour – pay for 5, £180 – pay for 10, £335
£20 per 30 mins – pay for 5, £95 – pay for 10, £180

Contact
Tel: 07957 286115

Biography

Tim has over 30 years coaching experience and has played for Hampshire from juniors through to veterans.  He has coached in schools and clubs across the South of England, taught PE in secondary school and is currently studying for his Masters degree in Sports Psychology – alongside his playing commitments.

Tim has successfully coached mini tennis players, junior county champions, adult improvers and club teams.  Tim is also qualified to teach a variety of other sports, reflecting his love of physical activity and a healthy lifestyle.

Tim enjoys teaching players of all levels.  He loves tennis as a challenge and as a way of learning, and developing a wide range of skills.  He is continually looking to improve his own game and is looking forward to helping you with yours.

Tim is a dedicated family man, with a wife and two sporty sons!

 


Natasha (Nash) Harris
Steep Coach

LTA Level 3 Development Coach Award (DCA)

 

 

Coaching Rate
£32.50 per hour – pay for 5 £155, pay for 10 £290
£17.00 per 30 minutes – pay for 5 £80, pay for 10 £155

Contact
Tel:
07971 526379

Biography

Natasha has over 25 years experience in tennis, 14 years as a qualified coach.  She has played county level tennis as a junior for Hampshire, and was part of the full time tennis academy at Portsmouth Indoor Tennis Centre.

Natasha has a real passion for coaching tennis, particularly the younger age groups – to help them develop a love for the game at an early age.  With all ages however, Nash is able to help develop a player’s confidence and skills within the game.

She is a dedicated Mum to 3 school-age children, and also works as a support worker at a local junior school.

Nash is looking forward to helping you develop your love of tennis, your technical skills and your understanding of the game.