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Director of Tennis and Operations
Lionel Eli is the Director of Tennis & Operations at Banbury Tennis Club. He has been coaching juniors and adults for over 28 years. Lionel holds the highest Coach 3 certification with the Tennis Canada National Coaching Certification Program, in addition to, USPTA Elite Professional Certification (one of the Highest U.S. Certifications), and USPTA Wheelchair Tennis Certification. He is also trained in Standard First Aid, CPR, and is a CanFitPro Fitness Specialist.
As a native of Barbados, Lionel has played in the Davis Cup and was named Davis Cup and Federation Cup Captain for his home country.