Coach Mentor Programme

Find out how to book a session with an expert table tennis coach to help you develop on your coaching journey.

We are offering a chance to connect with expert table tennis coaches who have a solid background in developing players right to the top of our sport in the UK.

They all offer a specialist set of skills, which coaches can tap into, but all of these mentors have a significant amount of experience and a holistic approach to their coaching.

All of our mentors also have a background in coach development; upskilling and educating coaches, so they’re skilled in helping coaches improve their knowledge base.

Below, you can read about our mentors. Areas you may wish to discuss include the below, but please feel free to approach a mentor with a topic of your own.

  • Player development
  • Club development
  • Skill development / acquisition
  • Developing mental strength
  • Developing movement
  • Building rapport with players
  • Expanding your own career
  • Coaching in the corner

Sessions are offered in 30-minute slots at a cost of £22.50 and will be online via Zoom, Skype or similar platform.

Click here to book a session

Our mentors

Gordon Fearn

Gordon is a highly skilled UKCC Level 3 table tennis coach that has worked with and produced a number of England’s top players. Gordon’s knowledge extends to the expertise of fundamental movements and engaging players in different ways.

Click here to read Gordon’s full profile

Stephen Gertsen

Stephen is a UKCC Level 4 Coach and also holds a Masters in Elite Coaching. He’s competed and coached at an international level and is currently the National Squad Coach for Table Tennis Scotland. Stephen has recently been very active with online coaching and online support.

Click here to read Stephen’s full profile

Natalie Green

Natalie is a UKCC Level 4 Coach and Performance Coach at Grantham College. She is a former international player, who has competed at a number of large international events, Natalie is also a former Regional and National Coach for Table Tennis England.

Click here to read Natalie’s full profile

Paul Whiting

Paul is a UKCC Level 4 Coach and is the Head Coach at Joola Plymouth TTC. He has an impressive amount of experience as a player and as a coach, he’s been involved as a National Coach for Table Tennis England for a number of years.

Click here to read Paul’s full profile