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Adrian Rattenbury - RPT Tennis Coach

United Kingdom

Adrian Rattenbury

Adrian Rattenbury started playing tennis at the age of 7 and now has more than 35 years in the tennis coaching industry.

He has overseen the training of more than 8,000 coaches from over 50 different countries including:- Australia, Bahamas, Brazil, China, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Jamaica, Macau, Malaysia, Morocco, New Zealand, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, Tunisia, UAE, UK, USA.

Adrian was awarded the World, European, Middle East and UK Professional Coach of the Year Award and is one of only two coaches in the world to hold US and European Master Professional Status, he holds 6 Master Professional Awards.



RPT – International Master Professional

USPTA – Master Professional

PTR – Master Professional

Adrian is the only tennis coach in the world to hold the 3 Master Professional Awards from the largest coaching organisations in world tennis


World Professional of the Year

European Professional of the Year

Middle East Professional of the Year

UK Professional of the Year

Coaching times & fees

on request

Further information

Adrian is a member of the following organisations:-

  • Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute
  • European Association of Sports Management
  • Institute for Learning
  • European College of Sports Science
  • European Registry of Tennis Professionals
  • Lawn Tennis Association
  • British Tennis Coaches Association
  • United States Professional Tennis Association
  • Professional Golf Association


Adrian produced and worked with ATP and WTA Tour and ITF Junior World Ranked Players travelling extensively with these players to International Tournaments in Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Germany, Italy, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Morocco, Qatar, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, UAE, UK, USA.

Adrian was Davis Cup Coach for the UAE National Team becoming the 1st National Coach in the UAE to train an International Championship Winning Team and to produce Junior World Ranked Players. Coach for 18 Davis Cup Ties and over 30 International Matches including winning the Junior Gulf Championships. Adrian also represented Great Britain and the UAE as non-playing captain in Junior World Ranking events throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

He was the joint creator of Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Science and Professional Tennis Coaching with the University of Greenwich and successfully gained funding from the European Union to introduce coaching programmes in Italy, Spain and the UK and National Funding for a range of private and Government funding agencies.

With 30 years of successful corporate sponsorship contracts and agreements Adrian became the first coach offered a contract by Nike in the UK.

He successfully created, manages and developed 4 limited companies, a partnership and sole trader businesses over the past 25 years and was the ATP DIrector of Programmes overseeing the ATP Tennis Camps throughout the world. Developing the coaching programme, course content, training coaches and the management of the ATP image.

Public speaking has become a big part of Adrian’s career speaking to thousands of coaches throughout the world and delivering presentations at many National and International conferences.

In the world of coaching Adrian has gained a very high reputation and is a member of the LTA coaching committee and has consulted on Shaping the Future of Standards in Education and Sports Coaching in association with the Governments skills sector council. He is a member of the Advisory Panel to a National Awarding Organisation and is a Sports Ambassador for one of the countries leading Sports Law firms. His International influence includes being a a member of the USPTA Player Development Advisory Council. Recently Adrian was invited to present to the All Party Committee for Sport at the House of Lords on the state of British Tennis.

Adrian’s sphere of influence has now gone beyond tennis and has worked as is an advisor to:-

  • England Golf
  • England Lacrosse
  • Sheffield United Football Club
  • Sheffield Wednesday Football Club
  • The International Academy for Football Education
  • Nike Golf Academy
  • Wakefield Wildcats Rugby League Club
  • Corporate Athlete
  • Pro Sport Education
  • Choix

Adrian is the President of the RPT Europe and Africa and was responsible for setting up the RPT in Asia