School hails coach

Pictured are, back row, from left: Susan Layfield, Iain Taylor; Front row: Elicia Swain, Mitchell Walker, Kaitlyn Gallery, Nathan Porter (s).
Pictured are, back row, from left: Susan Layfield, Iain Taylor; Front row: Elicia Swain, Mitchell Walker, Kaitlyn Gallery, Nathan Porter (s).

St Stephen’s Primary School have hailed coach Iain Taylor after guiding their Year 3/4 mini tennis team to this year’s Spar County Finals, which took place in Blackpool this week.

Teacher Susan.Layfield said: “Iain has done a wonderful job getting the children to play at a very high standard to win the Burnley Area Final.

“He is a wondefully talented coach with a lovely personality - all the children loved him.”

Head Teacher Ian Wilson added: “I asked Iain to help coach the children to prepare them for the Lancashire School Games, he’s not only a great tennis coach but also a great guy, who would do anything for the children.”