Nick Jacques

Nick Jacques

Development Coach NZ

Formerly from the UK, Nick now resides in Auckland, New Zealand. A development coach, who specialises in helping young children on a performance tennis pathway. He has worked in Talent Identification for both the LTA and Wimbledon, and currently works as the Community and Participation Coordinator for Tennis Auckland and Tennis Northern.

Although originally from the UK Nick is now a regular part of the Tennis NZ coach development team running ITF Level 1 and Level 2 courses.

Committed to helping kids become “comfortable in their own skin” the child’s competence and confidence is very important to his CAP Philosophy based on the three principles is Competence, Autonomy and Purpose.

His numerous qualifications and roles include:

  • Diploma in Personal training Auckland University of Technology
  • Y.M.C.A Gym Instructor in Personal Training
  • N.A.S.M level 3 Personal Trainer
  • Certificate in Advanced Programme Design (C.H.E.K institute)
  • LTA C.C.A Licensed Coach (level 3)
  • LTA Coach Educator
  • C.H.E.K Exercise Coach
  • TNZ Coach Developer

Where Next – Expert Round Tables

USPTA Conference Room

Your chance to get some more face to face time with our experts and your group. Summarize and ask key questions, but more importantly ask. Where next? WHat changes and improvements will you make to your program when you are back at your facility working on your program.

Athletic Development Competition General Business Junior Director Learning & Skill Development

Making Connections – Developing Coordination in Young Players

Stadium Court

The concept of tennis as an open skill sport means that a players ability to adapt and adjust to the ever changing components of the game. This session looks at the key components of coordination and how you can develop these using fun, focused activities that show results.

Athletic Development