From the 30th September- 11th October, 15 participants from 5 OTF Member Nations took part in the ITF Coaching Beginners & Intermediate Players Coaching Course (CBI – Level 1) at the ITF Pacific Regional Training Centre at Nadovu Park, Lautoka, Fiji. All participants were accommodated at the ITF Pacific Training Centre House in Lautoka, Fiji for the duration of the course.
A pre-requisite for attendance was the ITF Play Tennis course. This course was held immediately prior to the CBI Course for 9 of the final participants.
The courses were delivered by Gary Purcell (the ITF Development Officer for the Pacific Oceania Region), Roxanne Clarke (The Director and Head Coach of the ITF Training Centre) and Thomas Perrin (The Senior Coach at the ITF Training Centre).
The attending participants came from 5 Nations of Pacific Oceania (Australia, Fiji, Norfolk Island, Samoa and Vanuatu)
The participants were:
Australia – Julia Gorman
Fiji – Annie Shannon, Raynal Singh, Munish Naidu, Laisiasa Qiolevu, Lemeki Veimateyaki, Saimone Lagaverewale, Dale Lawrence, Saurav Sharma
Norfolk Island – Sam Cribb
Samoa – Luisa Tausii, Maanaima Tausii, Mishaela Bonin,
Vanuatu – Michael Malapa, Marie Liwuslili