BATTS Coaching Team

Head Coach: Antony Constantinou

Qualifications

  • UKCC Level 3 Head Coach
  • Safeguarding & Protecting Children

Coaching History/Results

  • Coached at Urban TTC 2013-2020
  • Coached several England Team players including Denise Payet, Emily Bolton, Millie Rogove, Joe Hunter etc.
  • Coached 2 Commonwealth games athletes.
  • Coached 2x Individual National Schools Champions 2016
  • England Senior Nationals 2020, Denise Payet U21 Women’s Champion, Emily Bolton Women’s Bronze Medal, Denise and Emily Women’s Doubles Champions.
  • England Senior Nationals 2019, Emily and Denise Women’s Doubles silver medal
  • Girls Junior British League Premier Division Champions 2016&2017
  • ITTF Slovakia Cadet Open 2016: Cadet Girls Team Bronze Medal
  • ITTF Slovakia Junior and Cadet Open 2019 - Junior Girls Team Bronze Medal
  • ITTF Junior Circuit Swedish Open and Safir Int. 2019&2020
  • Home Nations International (November 2017) - Team Gold Medal
  • ITTF Junior Circuit Portuga Open 2019 - Junior Girls Doubles Bronze Medal, Junior Girls Team Bronze Medal, Cadet Boys Team Bronze Medal

Ayano Constantinou (starting soon!)

Playing Experience

  • U14 Doubles All Japan Nationals Silver Medal
  • High School Team All Japan Nationals - 2x Gold Medal, 1x Silver Medal
  • U18 All Japan Nationals Singles Last 16
  • University All Japan Nationals Last 16
  • Senior All Japan Nationals 2 x Last 32
  • All Japan Professional League Singles Last 8
  • Exedy, (Japan first league team) player and captain - 2012-2017
  • ITTF Junior Circuit New Zealand Open - Team Silver Medal
  • ITTF Junior Circuit India Open - Team Silver Medal
  • Best Wins: Hiroko Fuji (London 2012 Olympian), Doubles - Kasumi Ishikawa and Misaki Morizono

Coaching Experience

  • Coach for Japan First League Team - Exedy
  • Private coaching lessons in Japan - all ages and abilities, from 7-70
  • Private coach in the United States (Sarah Jalli), American Nationals Mini Cadet Champion, now US Women’s Team

Lead Coach: Keith Fung

Qualifications

  • UKCC Level 2 Head Coach
  • Safeguarding & Protecting Children

Playing Experience

  • Over 40 years playing within Premier Leagues
  • YMCA North Middlesex
  • Heathcote Chingford Ilford
  • Ellenborough, Edmonton, North Middlesex and Barnet
  • British Gas Business League
  • TouheRoss Business League
  • Senior Champion x3 Harlow Closed
  • North Middlesex Vetts Doubles Champion
  • North Middlesex Senior Champion
  • MTTA Victor Barna Champion
  • Vetts 2 Star Champion

Coaching Experience

  • Head Coach BATTS
  • Head Coach Heathcote
  • Coach YMCA
  • Coach World Cup in Germany
  • Sport England Table Tennis Coach

Session Coach: Hayden Gruby

Qualifications

  • UKCC Level 1 Session Coach
  • Currently undertaking Level 2 Lead Coach Qualification
  • Safeguarding & Protecting Children

Coaching Experience

  • Full time Coach with over 5 Years experience conducting sessions at numerous clubs, schools and private individual sessions. Ages from 3-84.
  • Coaching across Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Essex, North, West and Central London.
  • Joined BATTS Harlow's Coaching Team in June 2022
  • Supported Juniors At Nationals, National Junior/Cadet Leagues, and numerous 4*, 2* and 1* tournaments
  • Head Coach at Bedford Community TT Club
  • Head Coach Hillingdon Table Tennis Club

Playing Experience

  • Playing for over 16 years
  • 10 years playing in top divisions across numerous leagues in Hertfordshire
  • Played for Coventry University (2013-2016)
  • Multiple Banded Tournament wins
  • Playing for BATTS in Senior British League

Other Notable Experience

  • Co-Founded Coventry University Table Tennis Club in 2013, President from 2014
  • Won "Best Sports Club" in 2016 at Coventry University's Sports Awards
  • Built a reputable club with over 60 active members with 2 teams (1 Men's and 1 Women's) playing in BUCS Competitions
  • Ran Brighton Marathon 2021
All of our Coaches are Table Tennis England qualified, holding a valid Coaching Licence, Safeguarding and DBS Certificate.