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1907, 2017

Attend excellent series of TA Professional Development Workshops

By |July 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TA / TV offer a comprehensive calendar of PD workshops that can be located on Bounce. The most recent was a brilliant three part Business Development workshop conducted at the Mantra Hotel in St Kilda. The presentations including internal gurus Steve Marquis, David Phillips, and Kane Dewhurst and other external on multiple topics including business planning, human resources, job applications etc, etc were extremely valuable and gave great insight and direction in taking your business and business practices to the next level
We encourage all TACM members to attend the incredibly diverse array of PD opportunities available.

1907, 2017

Have you joined USPTA as a TCAV magical member benefit?

By |July 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Did you know TCAV and USPTA two of the world’s longest standing professional coaching organisations enjoy a wonderful relationship enabling our members to become USPTA members with no additional training or examinations for a very small fee?
We encourage our Club Pros and higher certification to take advantage of this and be able to access the many benefits USPTA offer. This includes discount attendance at USPTA conferences, access to USPTA educational materials and resources, and the right to display USPTA logo on your letterheads, social media, etc.
Each year one of our members is randomly drawn from our membership list to receive […]

1907, 2017

Inaugural TCAV Workshop a success

By |July 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TCAV conducted the first of our series of workshops on Friday 19th May to compliment the fantastic opportunities currently offered by Tennis Australia Coach Membership. Organised by Board member AJ Muscillo and hosted at St Andrews Gardiner Tennis Club by Richard Bruce Smith, TCAV members attended free of charge and were presented with two excellent professional workshops.
Master Racquet Technician and head stringer at CET Stringer in Melbourne Peter Haberberger conducted a very practical, interactive, and informative workshop on racquet stringing enjoyed by all.
This workshop was then followed by a very important presentation on Superannuation which is a topic we […]

401, 2017

TCAV USPTA Tour Report Las Vegas and Indian Wells 2016

By |January 4th, 2017|Uncategorized, Members, Tours, Events|0 Comments

Long standing TCAV stalwart and former George Gilmore Memorial Trophy winner Mark “Sheppo” Sheppard ventured with a TCAV touring party in September to the USPTA World Tennis Conference. Mark was the lucky winner of our annual member draw to receive $3000 to attend an international conference of your choice. As a result of our wonderful relationship with USPTA our tour to date has supported the USPTA conference. Please take time to read Mark’s report attached.

usptatourreport2016

211, 2016

Julie Fidler our 7th Life Member

By |November 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Congratulations to President Julie Fidler on being awarded Life Membership of the TCAV. Julie has been a Board member for 18 years and is in her 10th year as President. Astoningishly Julie over these 18 years has missed at most one solitary Board meeting maybe zero!!!
Julie has also been a presenter and examiner with the TCAV training school and has been on our two trips to the USPTA conference after securing a relationship between the two outstanding coaching organizations.
Her passion for the sport and the coaching industry is evident in every contribution Julie makes both in her professional life and […]

211, 2016

Welcome to AJ Muscillo

By |November 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Adrian successfully nominated for the Board at the recent TCAV AGM.
We really look forward to Adrian’s contribution and the new initiatives and energy he will bring to the Board.
Adrian’s profile will be posted shortly on our Board of Management page.

2911, 2015

Larry Dempster inducted into TCAV Hall of Fame

By |November 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Larry Dempster was inducted into the Hall of Fame in recognition of his amazing contribution to tennis coaching including working with a smorgasbord of high performance players and his 35 year contribution to the Beaumaris Lawn tennis Club. Congratulations Larry.

Julie Fidler read out Larry’s amazing biography including having an association with a player for the last 20 years at the Australian Open. Larry followed with an excellent speech with some excellent insights and messages for some of the young coaches in the room.

Click here for TCAV Hall of Fame inductees

2911, 2015

TCAV Awards night at Kooyong

By |November 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The TCAV enjoyed another brilliant awards night last Sunday at the magnificent Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club. The Davis Cup room was filled with tennis coaching royalty including many of our esteemed Hall of Fame inductees and TCAV Legend Norman Cahill. Hall of Fame inductees in attendance included Lois Plowman, Coin Davis, Ian Barclay, Victor Eke, Rupert Ferdinands, Don Cameron, Will Coghlan, Colin Price, Larry Dempster was inducted last night after an amazing coaching career and commitment to his beloved Beaumaris Lawn Tennis Club.

Shane Scrutton from Eaglemont Tennis Club won the George Gilmore Memorial Award for ‘Most Outstanding Club Coach”

A very special and […]

2911, 2015

TCAV’s new Life Member

By |November 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Peter Owen was overwhelmed to be awarded Life Membership of his beloved TCAV in front of his lifelong coach and mentor Norman Cahill and many of the greatest coaches Victoria has ever produced.

He was also thrilled to have fellow Life Members Judy Bull and Rob Peterson present at the awards night.

Click here to see all Life Members

2911, 2015

Michael Mattschoss awarded Rookie Coach of the Year

By |November 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Earlier this year a wonderful young coach sadly and unexpectedly passed away rocking the tennis community. Michael was incredibly fit, committed to becoming the best coach possible, and working under the guidance of our 2014 George Gilmore Club Coach of the Year AJ Muscillo.

Michael narrowly missed out on the 2014 Rookie Coach award and AJ again nominated him for the 2015 award. The TCAV were delighted to be able to reward Michael for his outstanding rise and contribution as a young coach and we believed it a was fitting that he share the award with another outstanding winer Ebony Miles.

It […]