Ms. Anne Pankhurst

Anne Pankhurst is currently the Education Consultant to the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), developing and delivering new high level coach qualification courses for the organization on a worldwide basis. She is also working with different sports, tennis clubs and academies, mentoring coaches and delivering age specific athlete development programs. She is also the consultant to USA Football for their Progressive Player Development program and is currently working with the Rugby Football League in the UK on program planning and design.

Anne has worked as Director of Coach Education for the LTA in London for 10 years and Manager of Coaching Education for USTA for three years.
She is qualified Physical Education teacher and tennis coach, with diplomas in Physical Education, Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology and Sports Coaching. She also has a degree in Developmental Geography

Anne is currently studying for her PhD in athlete and coach development. She is the author of several tennis books and has acted as technical editor for a number of sports publications on Periodization and Planning for coaches and Progressive Athlete Development. Anne has presented at coach conferences and seminars in many parts of the world.