David Wilson is a Performance Tennis Coach and Educator from Ireland, and has been awarded a Ph.D in the field of Education from Trinity College Dublin. David has spoken at several international events, including the ITF Worldwide Conference and the Tennis Europe Coaches Conference. His articles have appeared in publications such as the ITF 'Coaching and Sport Science Review' and the PTR 'Tennis Pro'.

A Selection of Previous Writing

- 'Time to Make a Change' - Where to Look When Things Go Wrong. (CLICK HERE)

- 'Does Coach Education Actually Improve the Standard of Coaching'? (CLICK HERE)

- 'All Sweat-Band but no Sweat - The Flawed Approach to Modern Coaching'. (CLICK HERE)

- PTR 'TennisPro' Magazine: Learning at the Higher Levels - Building Competitive Advantages for Performance Players (CLICK HERE)

- ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review: The Foundations of Learning, A Fresh Perspective on Common Coaching Methodologies (CLICK HERE)

- ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review: Pedagogical Factors Contributing to the Development of Top Juniors (CLICK HERE)

- ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review: The Game Based Coaching Methodology - An Investigation of Principles and Practice (CLICK HERE)

A Sample Of Previous Conference Presentations

- 2024 PTR National Conference, London. 'Just Because We're Teaching, It Doesn't Mean That Anyone Is Learning!'

- 2019 International Tennis Federation World Coaches Conference, Thailand. 'Player Development - Balancing The Challenges And Opportunities Of Ongoing Education.'

- 2016 Tennis Europe Coaches Conference, Belgium. 'From Successful To Elite - A Comparison Of Effective Strategies In Other Fields.'

- 2014 Tennis Europe Coaches Conference, Estonia. 'Assessing The Benefits And Challenges Of Common Coaching Methodologies'.

- 2012 Ohio Tennis Coaches Association, United States. 'Doubles Drills, Practices, And Coaching Strategies'.

- 2009 International Tennis Federation World Coaches Conference, Spain. 'Moving Forward With The Game-Based Approach'.

email: dwtcd@icloud.com