News Update 23.8.12

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News Update 23.8.12

Dear TCI Member,

Here is the latest news from Tennis Coach Ireland. Please let me know if you have any news, comments or suggestions of your own that you would like to share with other members.

All the best,

Peter.

COACHING OPPORTUNITY

“A North Dublin City club is seeking a coach to run adult, beginner and intermediate classes, with an initial 3/4 hours per week over 1 or 2 evenings through the year. There is the possibility to broaden the offering to include additional sessions for more advanced players and perhaps private coaching. We are looking for a friendly, energetic and technically good coach with appropriate qualifications, who will seek to grow and develop the numbers benefiting from coaching. If the coach is willing to make himself or herself available to represent the club in league campaigns, that will also be a consideration”.

If you are interested in this role, please send your letter of application and CV to Peter Farrell at the address above, on or before 5pm on Wednesday 29th August, and I will pass on your application to the club in question.

TENNIS EXHIBITION AND CLINIC

There is an event coming up that I am sure a lot of your pupils would enjoy attending. If you agree, please pass on the following details to your pupils/parents:

THE EVENT: A match between a selection of top Irish players (including Conor Niland and other current Davis Cup players), and players from the University of Notre Dame (one of the best college teams in the USA).

DATE AND VENUE: Friday 31st August, Fitzwilliam LTC.

SCHEDULE: 12pm – Free on court clinic with the Notre Dame coaches.

2pm – Doubles and singles matches.

“There will be live music, food and beverages all day. We are expecting a lot of Notre Dame fans to attend due to the American Football game the same weekend”.

Sounds like a great day out!

NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2012

The Tennis Coach Ireland National Conference will take place this year on Sunday 30th September at Castleknock LTC. This years Conference will return to a format we used a number of years ago, involving simultaneous presentations from Irish coaches. Presenters will work with their own pupil/s, in a session tied to an aspect of the new Long Term Player Development Programme.

I WILL WRITE TO YOU SHORTLY WITH FURTHER DETAILS, INCLUDING THE REGISTRATION SYSTEM FOR THE CONFERENCE.

TCI CLOTHING

Tennis Coach Ireland now has its own range of clothing reserved exclusively for members of the Association. Our objective with TCI clothing is to continue to create a strong, branded image. To see the range, please go to http://www.coolthreads.ie, and use the left/right arrows to find the TCI range. To make a purchase, follow the simple steps and pay by credit card or via PayPal.

Member Comment: “I have purchased one of the new Tennis Coach Ireland sweat shirts – added a logo on the back and to the arm. It looks really well and they are really good quality”.

YOUR PROFILE AT WWW.TENNISCOACHIRELAND.IE

Have you set up your profile at www.tenniscoachireland.ie yet? If you have published your profile, complete with photo, and you would like to be a `Featured Coach’ on the home page, please let me know and I will organise it.

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