Nigel Long


PCA Coach
Level 5 Master Club Coach
LTA Master Tutor

Nigel has been involved in Tennis for over 25 years. As a PCA Coach Nigel has developed many performance players and coaches. Nigel brings a wealth of experience to UCoach from running his own successful business where he works with players and coaches at all levels. Nigel is a Master Tutor for the LTA and delivers coach education courses to coaches of all levels. Following the successful running of a community and schools programme within his own company, Totally Tennis Nigel also works for the Tennis Foundation as a consultant and produces and delivers coaching resources and courses. Nigel grew his own business from coaching 3 players in a park to running several centres and employing teams of coaches coaching over 1000 players per week. Nigel was USPTR Pro of the Year and an LTA Coach of the Year finalist.

Liz Jones


Registered Professional Coach
B’Ed Hons (Physical Education) MSc (Sports Science)

Liz comes from a tennis playing background, having achieved a top 100 WTA senior ranking and being ranked 10 in the world as a junior. She competed at both junior and senior level at the French Open, Wimbledon and US Open. Liz brings a cutting edge to modern ways of coaching players of all levels. Liz, who has tutored for the past 20 years is one of the few tutors in the country who is able to work across the full tutoring spectrum and can bring daily practical experience from the field into the tutoring environment. In 2001 she was voted joint LTA coach of the year for her training and development of young junior players onto National champion standard. Liz has developed Batchwood into a nationally recognised community, high performance and coach education centre. Liz tutors at all levels of the coaching spectrum and mentors coach apprentices in the club environment.