Gavin has a lifelong passion for tennis. As a junior, he reached the semi-finals of both the U14 & U16 National Championships and represented Great Britain. As an adult player, Gavin frequently represents Essex, having done so for 18 years,
As a coach, Gavin enjoys coaching players of all ages and abilities and has a passion to improve the game of every player he coaches: regardless of ability. He has had over 30 years of experience coaching players from the age of 3 upwards.
Most notably, Gavin has over 25 years of experience coaching performance players. He has worked with players that have reached County, Regional, National and International levels. He has coached world ranked players – Francesca Stephenson, Aimee Gibson, Ben Pritchard and Dan Evans- wow! He is currently coaching top 400 WTA player Eden Silva. Gavin also has coached players to win ITFs, British Tour events and Junior Nationals; he has coached the current top National U10 Junior since the age of 3.
A career highlight for Gavin was working alongside current ATP coaches Wayne Black and Neville Goodwin, who coach Kevin Anderson current ATP top 10 player.
Motivation to coach: To improve the games of all players, no matter what age or ability, and for everyone to enjoy their lessons and feel they have learnt something valuable!