Meet the Coaches
Cliffedale Chandlers has an extremely strong and experienced coaching team.
Many of our coaches have played at county level and above.
All coaches are fully licenced, insured and (CRB/DBS checked).
They all have first aid training and have attended Child Protection workshops.
Each session is lead by a head coach and well supported by one or two other coaches on each session
On Tuesdays Cathy Steeples former Junior County player and UKCC Level Two runs the session. Cathy is also a very experienced tournament organiser and Tournament Referee who is the lead on all our National and local competitions. As well as all of this Cathy is extremely experienced at working with children as she is a full time teacher.
Saturday Sessions are lead by Darran Leete UKCC Level Two. Darran is an extremely experienced table tennis coach and player who with his experience has helped to develop the clubs Saturday morning sessions. He is also an experienced tournament coach travelling around the tournament circuits with his son Matthew and our Junior British league teams.
Our coaches have a very strong development focus developing players towards, National Cadet League and Junior British League. Many of our players attend regional training and and represent Lincolnshire County.
We also have other strong volunteers who are all qualified coaches in Alex Mercer UKCC Level Two and an International Umpire, Hannah Winfield UKCC Level One and Peter May - International Umpire.