Kate is a former practising barrister and senior government lawyer. She is an LTA Level 3 Accredited + tennis coach. Kate has extensive experience of developing community tennis directing numerous parks tennis venues and winning 2 LTA awards for Community Tennis during her career.
During her first year at the QCF in 2022 she was nominated for 2 local authority awards in Hammersmith & Fulham arising from her development of the QCF Community Club, both for best community coach and for most engaging new sports project. She also works as an LTA Youth Schools Tutor and a SERVES mentor for tennis activators working in inner London community projects.
Kate is passionate about encouraging and retaining girls in racket sports and supporting more women to become coaches. She is also committed to developing inclusion in racket sports and has considerable experience of delivering disability sessions and sessions to various local community groups. Kate also chairs the Surrey Tennis Venues and Communications Committee, is the Surrey County Coach for the 8U mixed and 9U girls teams and is a founding member of the LTA Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility group.