Ian Goolagong Appointed National Indigenous Coach for TA

by The Insider on October 17, 2011 · 0 comments

in ITF Tours

Ian Goolagong (brother of Evonne) has been appointed to Tennis Australia in the role of National Indigenous Coach.

Goolagong’s role as National Indigenous Coach will include:

  • visiting remote communities, local clubs and schools
  • be involved in creating talent search opportunities
  • provide coaching for the MLC Tennis Hot Shots programs
  • coaching at state and national camps
  • enhancing the scholarship program to attract and nurture indigenous talent.

“Creating pathways for the next generation of indigenous tennis players will be a major focus of my new role, for example – training pathways, National Academy and Australian Institute of Sport pathways,” Goolagong said.

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