Iain Bates Appointed BUCS Tennis Advisory Group Chair19/01/2012
BUCS is delighted to announce that Iain Bates has been appointed as Sports Advisory Group Chair for Tennis.
Iain represented Great Britain at two World University Games winning a gold medal at the 2003 Games in Daegu, Korea. Iain is a graduate of the University of Bath winning both the BUSA individual and team Championship titles during his time as captain of the university tennis squad.
Since graduating Iain has held a number of roles at the Lawn Tennis Association. He currently has responsibility for the development of women’s tennis as the LTA’s Manager of Women’s Tennis. Previously Iain coached at the University of Bath before becoming the national junior coach for women’s tennis.
Following his appointment Iain said, “This is an extremely exciting opportunity and I am looking forward to working closely with the team at BUCS to develop and support the strategy for tennis.”