The joys of being a tour coach lie in the eyes of the beholder


  • Janet Young



travel, tour, coaching, mindset


This paper highlights the roles of a tennis coach on the professional tour and the key characteristics of ‘life on the road’. The paper further proposes that different mind-sets underpin positive and negative experiences as a tour coach, and offers suggestions to facilitate and enhance positive experiences. These experiences are critically significant given they impact on a coach’s well-being, job satisfaction and performance (Gallwey, 2009).


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How to Cite

Young, J. (2018). The joys of being a tour coach lie in the eyes of the beholder. ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review, 26(75), 15–18.