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.
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.
Congratulations to Sally Peers for winning the TCAV AMT Platinum event at Dendy Park defeating a gallant Lizette Cabrera in the final. Also to Sasha Alexandra Bollweg and Alana Parnaby for taking out the prestigious doubles event.
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.
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.
USPTA Partners with Tennis Coaches Australia-Victoria
Associations to work together to provide educational resources to tennis-teaching professionals
HOUSTON – In an effort to expand its international reach, the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) has partnered with Tennis Coaches Australia – Victoria (TCAV) in an effort to provide additional resources and promotion to tennis-teaching professionals, as announced on Tuesday.
Both associations will work together to exchange information on education, best practices and management for their respective memberships.
“USPTA has always welcomed international tennis-teaching professionals into our organization, and this partnership will allow us to offer our services and benefits to those teaching pros in […]
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 […]
View the TCAV Presidents Report for August 2014.
TCAV will soon be holding our annual Awards night ceremony to be held at Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club on Sunday 23rd November 2014.
Nominations for the 2014 awards will open on 1st October 2014 and close on 24th October 2014. Eligibility and criteria for the different awards are available in our latest TCAV awards Criteria Document. For correspondence and award nominations, make submissions to Peter Owen (Chair of TCAV Awards Committee), firstname.lastname@example.org
View and download TCAV awards criteria document
The TCAV Board of management will invite nominations for the following awards.
TCAV Hall of Fame
TCAV Club Coach of the Year (George Gilmour Memorial Trophy)
TCAV Rising Star
TCAV Rookie […]
The TCAV Board of Management is delighted to welcome Craig Miller. We also wish to thank Pete Jedrys for his excellent service and passionate contribution to the Board. We will miss you Pete and hope to see you back in the future.
Craig comes well credentialed as follows:
· Former Australian Junior Singles and Doubles Champion. (1980)
· Ranked Number One Australian Junior. (1980)
· Ranked Four World Junior. (1980)
· Former Top 100 Singles and Top 35 Doubles ATP.
· Member of Australia’s only winning Galea Cup Team. (Equivalent of Under 20 Davis Cup)
· Semi-Finalist Australian Open Doubles. Winner of 4 Doubles Tour Events
. Director […]