Coach Education


Coaching forms an important component of Tennis Europe's Development activities. In addition to the annual coaching conferences the organisation holds in conjunction with host member nations, a variety of other coaches courses and workshops are held throughout the year. Below you can find information relating to coaches' education in Europe.

Documents relating to coach education in Europe:

Comparison chart of European coach education systems (.pdf)

Rio Maior Convention | White paper on Sport

European framework for the recognition of coaching competence and qualifications (by Patrick Duffy, Miguel Crespo & Ladislav Petrovic).

Review of the EU 5-Level Structure for the Qualification and Recognition of Coaching Qualifications

ENSSEE Convention |  5-Step Process in developing curriculum model (by Gilles Klein)

Appendix 1 (1999 Structure) | Appendix 2 (Glossary of terms) | Appendix 3 (Revised Framework) 

Appendix 4 (Review of Coaching Qualifications)

Appendix 5 (Coach of participation-oriented sportspeople) | Appendix 6 (Coach of performance-oriented sportspeople)


Contact details for the persons responsible for coaches education in Tennis Europe's 49 member nations can be found here (.pdf).