TCAV History Category
The TCAV is one of the world’s longest standing professional coach organisations…and very proud of it.
A fantastic representation of our membership both past and present and many distinguished guests attended this wonderful event in December at the Kooyong LTC, the birthplace of our Association back in 1956. It is not easy to condense 60 years of extraordinary history into one evening.
Our inaugural President Frank Sedgman recounted wonderful stories after being presented with the prestigious Ian Occleshaw award. The indefatigable and charismatic Ian Barclay eloquently introduced by Ann Quinn was installed as our fourth ever legend and Terry Stone of Grace […]
It is with great sadness that we must announce that TCAV Legend Mr. Ian Occleshaw passed peacefully 0n March 29th.
The funeral was held in the Boyd Chapel on April 1 at the Springvale crematorium. It was a beautiful service attended by family, friends, and broad representation from across the tennis community. Our hearts, thoughts, and best wishes go out to Marie and family.
Ian affectionately known to all as “OCC” or “Mr Occ” was the most influential tennis figure in Victoria for over 50 years. His profile can be viewed on this site however Ian’s achievements are well known. He, together […]
Former TCAV Board Member and Kooyong Committee member Fred Murphy was honoured by Tennis Victoria with a Service Award at the TCAV Awards night recently. Fred unfortunately passed away a couple of years ago so the TCAV and TV were delighted to have Fred’s daughter Alison accept the award from Tennis Victoria Executive Manger of Community Tennis Belinda Kleverlaan. Alison expressed how tennis was such a huge part of Fred’s life and this was no surprise to 100 or so guests who shared in or benefitted from many of Fred’s experiences and enormous contribution to tennis.
Mos of the original TCAV […]