Craigavon Table Tennis Club coach awarded TTI coach of the year


Table Tennis Ireland President, Ken Strong and Ulster Branch Chairman, Arnold Morgan visited Craigavon Table Tennis Club during their summer training camp held in the Baptist Church Hall at Drumgor.  

The purpose of the visit was to present Club coach Michael McGoldrick with the table Tennis Ireland Male Coach of the Year Award, which is awarded each year to the coach who has made the greatest contribution to the sport.

Ken said in presenting the Award: “I am delighted to present this Award to Michael in recognition of all your fine work developing the Club and the sport in the area over the last year and earlier. It is a well earned accolade and fully justified. The Association wishes you and your club members every success in the future.”

Both Arnold and Ken outlined some of the many examples of Michael’s involvement with and input to the Club which has led the Club being recognised as an example of good practice in Sport NI’s Active Clubs Project. He sees the way ahead as a strategic thinker, producing and implementing his good ideas. His coaching caters for a wide range of  players across communities, ages and genders.