New Delhi: Henrik Ekersund, coach from Sweden, has been appointed to train he Indian tennis players particularly juniors and sub juniors, said a statement from the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. Henrik will also train the women’s doubles players who can combine with Sania Mirza for 2012 Olympics.
The expertise of Henrik, Ekersund will also be utilized for training under “Come and Play” Scheme of the Sports Authority of India and also for organizing Coaches’ Clinics for Indian Coaches.
Henrik Ekersund has been the National coach of the Swedish Tennis Association, Stockholm and their Head coach for Boys under 14.
The term of contract of the coach would be upto 15th October, 2014.
Along with other facilities and perks, the foreign coach will be paid monthly salary of USD 8000.