Dan Cahill – Head Coach
Dan Cahill joined Wincanton Tennis Club in August 2014 as the Club’s head coach. Dan is a qualified LTA Level 3 coach and has extensive playing and coaching experience.
As a junior player Dan played at the Blackbrook Tennis Academy in Taunton. As a senior, Dan spent a year in the USA as a semi-professional player, before coming back to the UK to study for a degree in Sports Coaching and Development at the University of St Mark and St John, Plymouth. He graduated in 2013 with a 2:1. Dan has also achieved a Level 2 Fitness qualification and is First Aid trained.
As a tennis coach, Dan has a wide range of experience gained over the last 6 years. Dan Combines his role as the Club’s head coach with that of Performance Tennis Coach at King’s Bruton School, Somerset. Within this role Dan is responsible for delivering all team squad coaching sessions, individual lessons with performance players and tournament scheduling throughout the academic year.
Dan’s coaching philosophy is reflected in his motto ‘maximising potential’. Dan believes that no matter what experience and background a player comes to the court with, they should receive coaching which empowers them to become the very best tennis player they can be. Therefore, Dan aims to deliver coaching which is tailored and personalised to suit the experience, needs and aims of the players involved, whether that is in individual coaching sessions or team/group sessions. Inclusivity is at the very heart of Dan’s coaching and he hopes this will encourage people who have never considered themselves tennis players to pick up a racket and give it a go!
Dan continues to develop a structured and comprehensive coaching programme to suit the wide range of club members and to help welcome new members to the club. To find out more information or to book coaching with Dan, contact him on firstname.lastname@example.org or ring him on 07730 222324.