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Tennis Coach Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

St Peter's School

Tennis Coach Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Margaret Whitehead

Margaret Whitehead, Tennis Coach at St Peter’s School has been announced as the winner of the 2018 Yorkshire Lifetime Achievement Award from Yorkshire Tennis and the Lawn Tennis Association. She will now represent Yorkshire in the regional finals in March, with the winner going on to the Nationals at Wimbledon in 2019.

Margaret, a former York tennis champion herself, has been coaching tennis at St Peter’s School for nearly 30 years where she continues to get as many pupils to learn to play and help them achieve their potential.

Margaret said: “I am honoured to have won this award and I am incredibly proud to represent Yorkshire in the North Finals. Coaching tennis is my passion and I want to give back to the sport that I enjoy so much and made lifelong friendships through.”