News Archive, Tag: Matt Smith

Alex Walker, Matt Smith, Barry Scollo and South West LTA Education Officer Andy Trott

Excellence in education puts Team Bath through to national final of British Tennis Awards

10 May 2016

The University of Bath is through to the national final of the Lawn Tennis Association’s Aegon British Tennis Awards after being named as Education Venue of the Year by the South West LTA. The honour – which follows on from success in the same category at the Avon LTA County awards – recognises the outstanding work of Team Bath Tennis coaches in enhancing the student experience at the University, as well as taking the sport into primary...

(From left) Matt Smith, Anne Keothavong, Davis Cup captain Leon Smith and Barry Scollo at a Davis Cup Legacy event at the STV in March 2016

Davis Cup Legacy comes to Team Bath Tennis as GB captain Leon Smith mentors coaches

24 March 2016

Victorious Great Britain Davis Cup captain Leon Smith was at the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Wednesday to help inspire the next generation of tennis coaches. He worked with more than 70 coaches to ensure they are now ready to deliver the Lawn Tennis Association’s Tennis For Kids initiative, which aims to get 10,000 children aged between five and eight to pick up a racquet and play tennis for the first time. It...

Tennis programme hailed as Avon LTA name University of Bath as Education Venue of the Year

03 December 2015

The University of Bath has been named as Education Venue of the Year by the Avon Lawn Tennis Association (LTA). The award recognises the outstanding work by Team Bath Tennis coaches in enhancing the student experience at the University and taking the sport into primary and secondary schools throughout the region. Head of Club Coaching Matt Smith, who received the award on behalf of the University, said the two-tier coaching programme had engaged around 200...

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