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

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

Nick Pomery – Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire 

Freddie Powell – London

Mike Varney – Barkway, Hertfordshire

Graham Mustoe – Northern Ireland

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



Isle of Man

John Harris – Isle of Man

Caroline King – Renfrew, Renfrewshire

Angela Susskind, Glasgow, Scotland

Elaine Shallcross – Preston, Lancashire

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

Jane Portnell (Go Pickle) – willing to travel


Jeff Abbott – Ipswich, Suffolk

Christopher Green – Ipswich, Suffolk

Roger Harrison – Norwich, Norfolk

Jonathan Lindner – Hingham, Norfolk

Sue Nicol – Ipswich, Suffolk

Judy Oliver – Cromer, Norfolk

Steve White – Brackley, Northamptonshire


Sam Basford – Rugby, Warwickshire

Graeme Smith – South Warwickshire

Michael de Groot – Wyre Forest, Worcestershire

Fiona Edwards – Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Adrian Watts – Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire & Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Nicola Swinnerton – Staffordshire

Rachel Adams – Staffordshire

Tracy Colt – Fleet, Hampshire

Ian Kingsbury – Lee on Solent, Hampshire

Richard Thoms – Southampton, Hampshire

James Ewing – Hampshire/Wiltshire

Wayne Mitchell – Somerton, Somerset

Peter & Margaret Hunter – Somerset

Paul Schwarz – Somerset (willing to travel)

David Bates – Dorset

South East







Mike Varney – Barkway, Hertfordshire

Nick Pomery – Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire 

Irene McLaughlin – Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire & Buckinghamshire

Nigel D’Arcy – Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire & Buckinghamshire

Trudie Ellis – Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire & Buckinghamshire

Rex Ellis – Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire & Buckinghamshire

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

Dave Pearson – Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Bonita Baker-Robins  -Maidstone, Kent

Michael Taylor – Sissinghurst, Kent

David Wood –  Margate, Kent


David O’Brien – Bracknell, Berkshire

Lucy Challis – Berkshire

Russell Trayling – Berkshire

Sophie Gaskin – Croydon, Greater London

Carolyn Laville  Wimbledon, London

Rhodri Oliver  Acton, 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, Surrey

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