Attitudes of tennis coaches towards continuous education – a Caribbean perspective


  • Kyle A. Hannays



coaching, education, attitudes, experience


This study sought to unearth the attitudes of Caribbean Tennis coaches towards continuous education. Utilizing purposeful sampling, forty (40) respondents of assorted coaching levels from various islands were recruited to participate in the study. The results illustrated that, contrary to belief, coaches did not view continuous education negatively but rather illuminated that courses may not be adequately catering to the needs of coaching practitioners in a meaningful way. Additionally, results also highlighted issues such as inadequate exposure and disgruntlement of coaches who feel undervalued. As such, strategies must be focused on addressing these issues.


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How to Cite

Hannays , K. A. (2020). Attitudes of tennis coaches towards continuous education – a Caribbean perspective. ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review, 28(80), 12–15.