Coaching Team and Development Structure

Darlington Table Tennis Academy operates a coaching and development programme for the junior players, this process starts with allocating new entrants into the beginners group and as they develop they can progress into the improvers and then into the advance groups.

The timeline for the development of the children is varied and depends on how quickly individuals learn and adapt to the skills.


The coaching team from the Academy all have DBS credentials and safeguarding certification and are allocated across those groups on the session nights as follows.


Beginners, Improvers and Intermediates :

4 x level one coaches

2 x level two coaches

3 x volunteer coaches

Top Group:

1 x level 2 coach