the business of tennis coaching

I’m Karl Stowell. I’ve always been a tennis coach, and for the last 15 years it’s been as a head coach / running a tennis coaching business. I’m now Head Coach at Sutton Tennis & Squash Club, with about 500 kids on the programme, several great coaches, several schools and tennis camps with 60-100 kids per day.

This website is my way of writing about the things I know, which is running a tennis coaching business, particularly tennis camps, schools, club programme, managing a team and more…………

I’m Karl Stowell. I’ve always been a tennis coach, and this website is my way of writing about what I know, the business of coaching. Click below to read more……..

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Marketing Your Tennis Programme Part 10 – Banner

When I talk about a banner, I’m referring to a big vinyl banner that you can attach to an outside wall. Here is a picture …

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Recurring payments / Direct Debits in our coaching programme – 2 years on

I wrote a post HERE about moving our tennis coaching programme to a direct debit / recurring payments system, which we did in September 2020. …

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Marketing Your Tennis Programme Part 9 – Free Trial

We currently have between 400 and 500 children in our club programme. This means children who are coming to group tennis lessons on a weekly …

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Use Canva for ALL your marketing

This may be the shortest post I’ve ever written! You may have seen other posts on this site where I’ve mentioned my methods for creating …

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Using systems in your tennis business

This title sounds a bit like management-speak, Something David Brent might say, or Michael Scott – I’m a bit worried you won’t get past the …

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Case Study – Switching to recurring payments for our tennis coaching programme

Some time ago, I wrote about switching our club membership to a direct debit / recurring payment model. Now it’s time to talk about doing …

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Using Software To Manage Your Tennis Coaching Programme

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a long time. On the About Me page, I mention that it was quite a big turning …

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Email for busy tennis coaches – Part 2

This is part 2 of a 3-part series about email for tennis coaches. Read part 1 HERE if you haven’t done already. Part 2 – …

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