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1610, 2015

TCAV Social gathering at the Village (Belgian Beer Garden) this Sunday

By |October 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spring is here, tennis coaching is alive, and we need to celebrate! Join your fellow coaches this Sunday 18th October at the Village (was the Belgium Beer Garden) 557 St. Kilda Rd. Melbourne (park Moubray St) from 2pm to 5pm. Coaches supporting Coaches!

1610, 2015

Join us at Kooyong on Sunday Nov 22 for Annual Awards night.

By |October 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A highlight of the TCAV calendar is our annual Awards night held at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club in November. It is a very unique and entertaining night as coaches across the spectrum of age, experience, and demographic are recognised and share their amazing journeys and stories. To watch young coaches draw inspiration from listening to legends of the industry makes you proud to be a part of it. To watch legends listen to the modern methods and exploits of rising star coaches is worthy of attendance.

Please make an effort to experience this very special night and be proud to […]

1610, 2015

TCAV Annual Awards nominations close October 23

By |October 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The TCAV Board of Management reminds and encourages Clubs, Coaches, and Colleagues to nominate for the 2014 -15 TCAV Awards. Categories include Rising Star, Rookie, and the prestigious George Gilmour Memorial Trophy for the Most Outstanding Club or Centre Coach. For the full list of awards and criteria go to awards criteria. Nominations will close on Friday October 23 at midnight and can be emailed to peterowen@tcav.com.au

TCAV is proud of how we recognise our members for their outstanding achievements and service to the game. TCAV is one of the world’s longest running professional coach organisations and set the benchmark for […]

2509, 2015

New Orleans tour in full swing!

By |September 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bourbon street and the Riverside Hilton are alive with the TCAV Aussie contingent enjoying true southern hospitality. Twenty TCAV coaches ranging in age from 17 to 77 (yes 17-77) have ventured to New Orleans to participate in the 2015 USPTA World conference.

After 27 hours of flying our President Julie Fidler, Hall of Famer Ian Barclay, Board Member Dylan Edgley, Rookie of the Year Tim Shackleton, our female guns Giselle, Danielle, and Ebony, Pat Coburn and Helen from NT, the Complete Tennis crew, the Toptenn Tennis crew, Mark Stevens, and other leading coaches arrived ready to burn the candle at both […]

2509, 2015

TCAV tour group hit Mercedes Super Dome for Saints season opener

By |September 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our illustrious touring group enjoyed an action filled day at the state of the art Mercedes Benz Super Dome at the home of the New Orleans Saints.

The Super Dome was where so many tragically sought refuge after the destructive Hurricane Katrina hit exactly ten years ago.

Despite a spirited comeback the Saints couldn’t quite overcome the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the pulsating NFL season opener.

2509, 2015

Julie meets with USPTA President and CEO.

By |September 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

President Julie Fidler met with USPTA President Tom McGraw and CEO John Embree during the TCAV tour to the USPTA World conference. John was brilliant in working with TCAV Secretary and Life Member Robert  Peterson to form a partnership between two of the worlds longest running and most progressive sports coaching Associations.

This partnership has created an opportunity for all TCAV members with a Club Pro qualification or higher to become a USPTA International member and share in the resources of the world’s largest tennis teachers organisation.

TCAV encourages all members to take advantage of this amazing membership benefit and opportunity.

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109, 2015

Our President reports on TCAV AMT $10 000

By |September 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The 2015 TCAV  $10,000 AMT Platinum received 151 singles entries alone which was up by 10% from 2014.

Our very loyal Tournament Director Lyn Gillen was complemented by our very own TCAV member Andrew Hutchinson as Referee.

The tournament overcame a total washout on day 3 and was able to complete all finals on day 5 as hoped.

Breakpoint Analysis again provided valuable daily Match Filming by Nick Gissing and Tom from Body Knots Studio provided daily sports massage to players.

Spiro from ‘Mineral Drink Light’ provided tastings of his new Sports Drinks each day and gave a tub of this product to each of our […]

109, 2015

Dayne Kelly defeats Mark Polmans in TCAV AMT

By |September 1st, 2015|Uncategorized, General News, Tournaments, Members|0 Comments

Congratulations to Dayne Kelly on winning the TCAV AMT Platinum at Dendy Park on August 29. The level of tennis was phenomenal. Jeremy Beale and Marc Polmans captured the doubles title. Well done to all competitors, officials, and volunteers who made it another great tournament.

 

3108, 2015

18 days until New Orleans World Conference

By |August 31st, 2015|Uncategorized, General News, Members|0 Comments

Almost ten years to the day since the tragic events of Hurricane Katrina the TCAV touring party of 20 coaches will embark on a once in a lifetime tour to the USPTA World tennis conference in New Orleans. The trip will start with a day at the season home opener between the New Orleans Saints and the Tampa Bat Buccaneers. Our TCAV delegates will be sending us plenty of news stories and images from the tour and conference. Stay tuned.

3108, 2015

Legend, Life Member, and Hall of Famers attend AGM

By |August 31st, 2015|Uncategorized, General News, Members|0 Comments

The TCAV AGM was held at the Elsternwick Park Tennis Club on August 23rd.

Please read attached minutes and President’s report in subsequent post. It really was a productive year for our Association as described in Julie’s report true to our mantra of “Coaches supporting Coaches”

It was fantastic to see a full showing of the TCAV Committee of Management, members from across metro Melbourne and as far as Nagambie, together with luminaries such as Hall of Fame inductees Colin Price and Ian Barclay, and Legend Norman F. Cahill.

Most stayed to enjoy finger food and the odd refreshment from the Breakpoint Bar.