Mark has over 30 years’ experience coaching in clubs and tennis centres in the UK. He has been training coaches for the LTA and ITF for over 20 years, and has tutored more than 100 certification courses for the LTA in the UK. Mark was a lead member of the team charged with the development and launch of the ITF Tennis…Play and Stay campaign, working with the ITF and experts from other major nations.
He was heavily involved in the project to write the ITF Tennis…Play and Stay manual which has been translated into over 30 languages, and the writing of the ITF Adults Tennis Xpress programme in 2012.
Mark is a regular speaker at conferences worldwide.
He has presented in many parts of Africa, in Europe, North and South America and the Middle and Far East both in English and French. Mark has presented at ITF Worldwide Coaches Workshops, trained tutors for Tennis Europe and has presented at numerous Tennis Europe coaches conferences and symposiums.
Mark is a Founder and Director of inspire2coach, a company which he owns and set up with co- Director Richard Marklow. The company offers coach education worldwide and runs more than
30 tennis facilities in the UK. As an LTA Coach Development Centre, i2c has so far certified over 8000 coaches and assistants in the UK. Mark is also responsible for managing the company’s international projects with key partners around the world.
Mark is also a Director of Tennis(24/7), a company owned by inspire2coach, which produces digital content and online courses for tennis coaches.
Mark is a certified LTA Level 5 coach, a qualified Coach Education Tutor and assessor, and last summer certified as a mentor and transformational coach.