TCAV Tributes Category

904, 2015

Ian Occleshaw sadly passes

By |April 9th, 2015|Uncategorized, General News, History, Awards, Where Are They Now, Tributes, TCAV Board, Members|0 Comments

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 […]

312, 2014

Fred Murphy honoured.

By |December 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized, General News, History, Awards, Where Are They Now, Tributes, TCAV Board|0 Comments

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 […]