IPTPA Coaches

IPTPA Coaches in England

Current List of IPTPA Coaches in England

We will be offering opportunities for players to attend IPTPA Certification Courses. Following certification, we will include the new coaches to this site. If you want to contact any of the coaches, click on their name and it will generate an email for you to send an enquiry.

Level II – qualified to coach beginners and intermediate players:

Sam Basford – Rugby, Warwickshire

Leo Gonzales – Heathrow, Greater London

Louis Laville – Wimbledon, London (willing to travel)

Thaddea Lock – South West London (willing to travel)

Jeff van der Hulst  – Norwich, Norfolk

Paul Telling – Surrey

Rob Williams – Surrey/Hampshire Border

Level I – qualified to coach beginners players are listed below by region.


North East & Scotland

North West

East Midlands

West Midlands

South West

Neil Hopkins – Cwmbran, Torfaen

Caroline King – Renfrew, Renfrewshire

Angela Susskind, Glasgow, Scotland

Elaine Shallcross – Preston, Lancashire

Jeff Abbott – Ipswich, Suffolk

Christopher Green – Ipswich, Suffolk

Roger Harrison – Norwich, Norfolk

Jonathan Lindner – Hingham, Norfolk

Sue Nicol – Ipswich, Suffolk

Steve White – Brackley, Northamptonshire

There are also coaches with the GB Pickleball Level 1 coaching certification:

Denis Willing – Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Sam Basford – Rugby, Warwickshire

Tracy Colt – Fleet, Hampshire

Ian Kingsbury – Lee on Solent, Hampshire

Richard Thoms – Southampton, Hampshire

Wayne Mitchell – Somerton, Somerset

South East







Mike Varney – Barkway, Hertfordshire

There are also coaches with the GB Pickleball Level 1 coaching certification:

Dave Pearson – Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Nick Pomery – Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire 

Bonita Baker-Robins  -Maidstone, Kent

Michael Taylor – Sissinghurst, Kent

David Wood –  Margate, Kent

Sophie Gaskin – Croydon, Greater London

Carolyn Laville  Wimbledon, London

Darrel Foulk – Banbury, Oxfordshire

Anthony McElvain – Kindlington, Oxfordshire

Sonia Desai – Camberley, Surrey

Gillian Bushell – Farnham, Surrey

Sue Harris – Windlesham, Surrey

Julie McCauley – Surrey & Sussex

Suzanne Rouse – Sutton, Surrey

Louise Stephens  Worcester Park, Surrey

Andre Strachan – Surrey

Tom Watson – Cobham/Esher, Surre

Rob Williams – Surrey/Hampshire Border


Julie McCauley – Sussex & Surrey

Chris Mitchell    Eastbourne, Sussex

Karen Mitchell Eastbourne, Sussex 

There are also coaches with the GB Pickleball Level 1 coaching certification:

Chris Whincup – Sedlescombe, East Sussex