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Wayne Elderton

(604) 983-6482

North Vancouver
About Wayne
Acknowledged as one of Canada's leading coaches, Wayne Elderton is Head Course Conductor for Tennis Canada Coaching Certification in British Columbia. In this role he has provided coaching training to over 1000 coaches from all over the world. He is a main contributor to the Canadian Certification Program and has written articles and coaching material for Tennis BC, the USPTR, Tennis Australia and the ITF.

Wayne has enjoyed considerable success as a high performance coach, including being named as Tennis BC's 2002 High Performance Coach of the Year. He has led provincial teams to gold medals in the Canada and Western Canada Games and has coached players to over 16 national titles and many full scholarships at U.S. universities.

In Canada Wayne is a fully certified National Level 4 Coach and a National Wheelchair Coach, as well as being certified by the Professional Tennis Registry at the Professional 4A rating and lecturing on Tennis Performance Analysis for the University of British Columbia's School of Human Kinetics. A multiple winner of the Best Junior Program in BC and Tennis Canada Coaching Excellence awards, in 1998 and 1999 he was runner-up for the 3M Coaching Canada Award, given to the National Development Coach of the Year, selected from nominated coaches in every sport. In 1999 he was named 3M Provincial Coach of the Year, also chosen from nominated coaches in every sport.

Wayne has been coaching since 1978 and has a wealth of recreational, club, provincial and national experience. He lives in Burnaby, B.C. with his wife and three children. Sponsored by Wilson, Wayne works as Tennis Director at the Grant Connell Tennis Centre in North Vancouver.
Grant Connell Tennis Centre