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Baseline Magazine Issue 05 . December 2012

CEO’s Update

Regional Coach Matthew Meredith and Elite Squad Head Coach Alistair Hello everyone, Hunt have been busily planning the The mid-season Christmas / New Year Player development Program. break is fast approaching. I hope that Again, we welcome your feedback and your season thus far has met or comments as this program gets fully exceeded your expectations, whether underway. those be competitive or social, and you’re already looking forward to Recent events, Forums and meetings picking up the racquet again in the held with our tennis community have New Year (with the opportunity to included the Season Launch, Player work off, as I will be, some of that Development Program Parents Christmas lunch!). Meeting, Coaches Forum, a Presidents Forum, Special General Meeting of The competitive season started with a Delegates, and a Regional Tennis Season Launch function, including a Centre Earthquake Recovery Forum at presentation from Tabai Matson, which Tennis Canterbury and the Canterbury’s 2012 ITM Cup winning Wilding Park Foundation brought our Head coach. Interclub commenced the tennis community up to date with the weekend following the Launch and, a “process” of recovering a few usual season start-up glitches Regional Tennis Centre. aside, has progressed well. My thanks to Mark Barnes and the Competitions The “Future Delivery of Tennis” study Advisory Group, and Hamish and currently underway is progressing Angela from the TCR team, for well, and as it progresses we will successfully planning for and getting continue to share the results of this underway another interclub and study with you. Thank you for the tournament season. You’ll find a willingness you have shown to be Season Calendar further on in this involved and contribute your opinions issue, and also on-line at to this study. It is already shaping as www.canterburytennis.co.nz an excellent, and highly valuable, Please take all opportunities to make piece of work. suggestions about how we can better deliver the “on-court” aspects of what we do. Please also check out the new Tennis Canterbury Facebook page! http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/ TennisCanterbury/450499871673623? fref=ts

IN THIS ISSUE CEO’s Update Tennis News Riccarton Domain Tennis Club— 100 Year Anniversary Player Profile Sponsor Acknowledgements 2012/13 Interclub Update Country Tennis Update New Advisory Groups Wilding Park Update Game Development Update Tournament News Board Member Profile Coach Profile Wilson Offer Forrest Wine Offer Tournament Calendar Coach Courses 2013

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You know my dad pushed me to believe that I was going to be the best. I just never thought of life without tennis, even looking forward. - Andre Agassi

CEO Update Cont.. At Club level, I recently attended the official opening of the repaired and new Shirley Tennis Club courts. Mayor Bob Parker was on hand to provide the official opening. (see photo below) Shirley TC can be justifiably extremely proud of their success in recovering their facilities from the devastation of the earthquake. My massive congratulations go to the club for their efforts. I wish you a happy, safe and relaxing Christmas and New Year, and look forward to catching up with you in 2013. Warm regards, Neil Prior, CEO. Tennis Canterbury

FUN TENNIS FACTS Wimbledon is the only major tennis tournament still played on grass. Ancient Greeks and Romans used their bare hands to play a precursor of lawn tennis, called 'jeu de paume', (game of the palm) by the French. The US Open Trophy made by Tiffany & Co. Love" is the word when the score is zero - or goose egg - because it sounds like the French word for "egg": l'ouef.

Tennis News Alistair Beatson of the Elmwood Tennis Club, last month celebrated 70 years of continuous membership. Alistair joined Elmwood on the 1st of October 1942 as an 11 year old and progressed through the club playing both junior and senior interclub at a high level. Alistair joined the club committee in 1952 being the youngest ever to achieve the honour and was instrumental in building the new clubhouse and converting the courts from asphalt to porous concrete, which is the base under our Astro courts today. Alistair has never been a member of another tennis club although he has been a prominent figure within Canterbury Hockey; Alistair was the Chairman of the Canterbury Hockey Association for many years. Alistair is very much a stalwart of the Elmwood Tennis Club, a much loved figure and one who has continued to contribute to the club throughout the last 70 years.

Congratulations Alistair!


Riccarton Domain Tennis Club —100 Year Anniversary The Riccarton Domain Tennis Club is looking forward to the next season during which it will be celebrating its centenary. Its home for the last 100 years has been the Upper Riccarton Domain on Yaldhurst Road, where the iconic little clubhouse with the red roof has been sitting since it was relocated from Hororata School in the 1960's. Fortunately the clubrooms did not suffer any damage in the recent Earthquakes. The Earthquakes have however provided a real opportunity for the club to review its facilities and services. The Riccarton Domain Tennis Club is planning to install a new synthetic surface and floodlighting, rather than simply repairing the existing surface. The new multisport surface will be able to be shared with the neighbouring football club and it will ensure that the club will continue to grow and attract new members, both Senior and Junior. Not only is Riccarton Domain Tennis a friendly and welcoming club but it is one of the most ethnically diverse in Canterbury with a large range of nationalities in its rapidly growing membership. The expanding Junior membership is coached by Head Coach Stephen Davies and assisted by Ian Allso and Juan Quispe-Chavez. Riccarton Tennis provides both Senior and Junior interclub opportunities and social tennis on Saturday afternoons and Wednesday evenings. Those who are interested in being a part of the next 100 years of tennis at Riccarton Domain can email RiccartonTennis@gmail.com , or contact Bryan Clarke on 0211192682. You can also check out their Facebook page, or visit www.riccartontennis.co.nz

Player Profile—Joseph Bray In a time when young players change clubs on a whim, Joe Bray of Waimairi Tennis Club is the exception, having belonged to and played for the club since the age of eight. Indeed as a member of Waimairi’s Premier Men’s team who were runners up in the Premier competition, he was one of three senior players who had played junior tennis for the club. Founding his game on a strong forehand and great down the line backhand, Joe is at home on the baseline pounding groundstroke winners off both wings. Joe has had a successful career to date since entering the Regional squads in 2005 and winning his first Canterbury title at the age of nine. He has represented New Zealand in both the 12’s and 14’s age group teams, was a finalist at the 14’s National Hardcourt and Indoors competitions in both the singles and the doubles and in 2010 won the National singles title in the 16’s at the National Indoors.

In 2011, Joe made the semi-finals of the singles in the National 16’s and was a representative in the National teams event team. Currently a pupil at Christchurch Boys’ High, he led the team to the final of the National Secondary Schools final against Tauranga Boys’ in April this year. He is, like many of our players, currently viewing his options for collegiate tennis in the States. We look forward to seeing Joe represent our club again this year and wish him every success for the season.


Christchurch City Council Christchurch City Council works with Tennis Canterbury to assist them in the delivery of sport. As with all regional sporting bodies Council maintains a good relationship to provide support in a number of different ways in the delivery their sport. Keeping the community physically active and providing a healthy life style for city residents is an important aspect of the Christchurch City Council Recreation and Sport Unit. Christchurch City Council supports Tennis Canterbury through providing funding for the delivery of their interclub competitions and community tennis programmes. Council also provides funding at a local level to a number of clubs and leases reserve land to a number of clubs around the city at a peppercorn rental. Council and Tennis Canterbury have certainly had a long term relationship at varying degrees over the years. Most recently with the earthquake issues facing sport in the city this relationship has been closer and more important than ever. For the City Council this relationship means that Christchurch has a strong and well run organisation able to deliver high quality tennis programmes in the city. By having healthy and active sporting organisations operating in the City it offers the residents more opportunities to become active an lead a healthy life style. It also means that Christchurch and Canterbury are represented strongly and positively when athletes are competing outside the region. For many years Canterbury have provided the City with a regional tennis centre which has been a great asset to the city. Martin McGregor Sports Liaison Advisor Recreation and Sport Unit Christchurch City Council

Sport Canterbury Sport Canterbury is New Zealand ’s leading regional sports trust, responsible for promoting sport and physical activity throughout Greater Christchurch, Mid and South Canterbury, and West Coast communities. We engage over 100,000 people each year in programmes supporting participation, development and performance. Sport Canterbury has been working with Tennis Canterbury for a number of years investing in the development of a Kiwisport program, assisting with improving capability in administration, governance, and coaching at a regional and club level and since the earthquakes, assisting with and investing in recovery plans for tennis as a whole. Another project that Sport Canterbury are big supporters of is the Tennis in Schools Programme. Sport Canterbury’s financial contribution, through the KiwiSport initiative, will enable the programme will visit over 100 schools/ 20,000+ children region wide. This also allow club coaches with a direct opportunity to promote their respective club and to attract me members. This partnership around the Tennis in Schools programme is now into its third year and both Sport Canterbury and Tennis Canterbury are excited about the future expansion of this programme.

Vaughan Utteridge Sport Recovery Manager Sport Canterbury


ASB has a long history of support for Tennis Canterbury, having first come on board as major sponsor in the 1993/1994 summer season. Tennis Canterbury supports and promotes grass-roots tennis across all levels of the game, from beginners-level school tennis, right through to the ASB Senior Interclub competition, where the best of Canterbury’s tennis talent battle it out. ASB has also been a strong supporter of the Canterbury community in recent times and has worked to support Cantabrians with on-going support packages to assist home-owners, local businesses and the community get back on its feet. ASB has donated $1,500,000 to the Red Cross Earthquake Support Funds and led the industry when in March 2011 ASB introduced a $250 million investment to kick start the Christchurch rebuild. A $1 million ASB Christchurch Community Groups Assistance Grants fund was established to help the not-for-profit groups assist Cantabrians. ASB’s partnership with Tennis Canterbury goes back almost twenty years, and we are looking forward to working together in the future to ensure Cantabrians continue to enjoy and participate in this exciting global sport in their community. Grant Gilbert GM Branch Banking ASB

2012/2013 Interclub Update—November ASB SENIOR INTERCLUB The ASB Senior Interclub season entries saw an additional 15 teams across all grades accepted into the competition which was very exciting and created a Division 5 and Division 6 Men and also a Division 3 Mixed grade. The introduction of the new junior eligibility rule has seen our aspiring juniors being eligible to play senior tennis, challenging them to a higher level of tennis and court awareness. Both Premier Women’s and Men’s teams are playing at 2.30pm each Saturday and clubs are hosting with after match refreshments available promoting top tennis to club members and team supporters.

JUNIOR INTERCLUB Junior Interclub has an additional 6 teams entered into the competition and Challenger grades are all playing on a Friday night, a change that has been well received by clubs who provided the extra courts and tapped into school courts where possible. A big thank you is extended to all involved who have assisted in this transition from Sunday morning to Friday night.

FORREST WINES WOMEN’S TENNIS LEAGUE (Formerly Mid Week Ladies) The summer competition saw 8 entries in the Premier grade, Cashmere Tennis Club hosting this and ‘A’ grade with 7 entries, hosted by Burwood Park both played on a Friday morning. Angela Mitchell Game Development Assistant Tennis Canterbury


Country Tennis Update Canterbury Country Tennis and Browning Shield For the last few seasons the Sub– Associations trophy has seen a decrease in the number of games played, culminating in only one match taking place last year. So at a recent country meeting there was a will from all the committee that that situation had to be addressed. To this end it was decided to play the round-robin event over the weekend of March 23-24 at the Mid Canterbury Association courts in Ashburton. Other Sub-associations also combined, leaving Malvern and Ellesmere to make up the four teams competing. Up to now the shield was played on given Sundays throughout the season. But under the round-robin system, weather problems, travel constraints and other family and work commitments, it was difficult for a lot of players to compete. The Browning Shield was donated by Mr R Browning, secretary of Canterbury Lawn Tennis to be competed for by the then sub-associations which included Banks Peninsula, who then disbanded in the early 1990's being replaced by the West Coast in 2002. It was first competed for in the 1936-37 season with North Canterbury being the original winners. For many years each team consisted of 12 men and 12 women but now consist of 6 men and 6 women. Of course, in previous years it was a great social occasion to meet up with players from the other sub-associations annually at these games. Whilst today there are so many tournaments around where players can meet and greet more regularly. The shield has been competed for 72 times with the following results - Malvern winning 23 times, Ellesmere 16, Mid Canterbury 15, North Canterbury 12, Hurunui 6 times. In the meantime the sub-associations club competitions are well under way with updated results being published in the next issue of this magazine. Ian Jones President Tennis Canterbury Region Inc.

Tennis Canterbury Advisory Groups 2012/2013 As the saying goes, all great minds think alike. And we wouldn’t have come as far without the great minds of our Advisory Group members. Our advisory groups are comprised of enthusiastic and passionate volunteers who in their respective groups are sharing their knowledge and expertise, all for the love of Tennis. This year we welcome some new members, and look forward to a very active and exciting season ahead. COMPETITIONS ADVISORY GROUP Mark Barnes (Chair)

GAME & PLAYER DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY GROUP Glenn Wilson (Chair) Lloyd Russell Sally Moorfield Tony Grimshaw Tim Meredith Hamish Cain Matthew Meredith Chris Anderson James Kirner

COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING ADVISORY GROUP Ty Tiller (Chair) Neil Prior Hamish Cain Jaimee Thomson Ian Jones Steve Heap

Adele Orangi Lyndsay Dick Sandra Devlin James Spence Murray Seaward Bryce Thomson Ashley Forbes Pam Goddard

Tim Preston

Hamish Cain

Neil Prior

Steve Papps


administration building, back to the condition they were in prior to the earthquakes. The Board’s position as to Since our last Update, nothing has changed what is covered by the insurance policy has in terms of scope from when we last been confirmed by independent legal reported to you, but the progress has been advice. Unfortunately, the insurers have substantial and with major time adopted a very negative approach, consumption being invested on our particularly with regard to the work Earthquake Recovery planning. With that required to reinstate the Indoor Centre and work, some definite clarity has been administration building. While there have emerging as to options, and the work to be been a number of meetings and ongoing done to achieve them has been advanced: negotiations, currently there seems to be whilst it may appear that little has been an impasse with there being substantial achieved, there has been a lot of work differences of views between the Board going on behind the scenes and there are and its advisors on the one hand and the some positives starting to emerge. insurers on the other as to what is required to reinstate these facilities back to their previous condition. The Board, with The first positive is that it appears to be possible to carry out a temporary repair of the advice of its external consultants and the Indoor Centre which would enable the advisors, is continuing to try to resolve facility to be in use from April 2013 for the these issues with the insurers. It has 2013 winter and onwards. While that is not unfortunately taken a lot longer than it should have taken and has meant that the a permanent repair, the Board’s advice from its advisors is that the building will be Board has not been able to make any final decisions as to whether or not the Indoor perfectly safe and able to be used. The Centre in particular, would be able to be Board has obtained a grant from Canterbury Earthquake Appeal Trust which permanently reinstated. will cover most of the cost. There are some additional costs such as repairing the car In the meantime, the Board has also been parking area so that it is safe, which are not exploring other possible sites to relocate covered by this grant and the Board is Wilding Park or some of its facilities if that exploring avenues to obtain further grants is the ultimate decision. As the tennis to meet the balance of the cost. It is playing community will be aware, Wilding anticipated that the repair work will be Park and in conjunction, Tennis Canterbury carried out early in the new year with the requires a very large area to replicate the objective being to have the facility up and facilities which it currently has at Wilding running from the beginning of April 2013. Park. Unfortunately, the Board does not have the financial resources to outright However, there has been much less progress made in resolving the outstanding purchase another area of land even if an area of land was available. The Board has insurance issues surrounding the Indoor Centre, the administration building and to a therefore been exploring the possibility of lesser extent, the other buildings at Wilding obtaining a lease of land from the Christchurch City Council and whether Park. The Board has obtained very there is land available if the Board decides comprehensive and specific advice from to relocate some or all of the current Arrow International and its technical advisors as to what is required to reinstate, facilities at Wilding Park. These discussions with the Council relate specifically to an particularly the Indoor Centre and area of land known as Nga Puna Wai, which is situated at Wigram to the immediate south of the Canterbury A&P Showgrounds area. There is a very large area of land available there for various sports which require large areas to relocate and the Council is keen to establish a sports hub in that area which would potentially accommodate not only tennis but a number of other sports.

Wilding Park Update

The Board has also had discussions with the Hagley Park Tennis Club regarding the possibility of relocating some of the Wilding Park facilities at the Hagley Park Tennis Club site. However, the timeframes involved in either proposal are still quite lengthy with various planning and consent issues still to be resolved. So unfortunately there is no immediate light at the end of the tunnel. It should be emphasised however that at this point, the Board has not made any final decisions as to what it will do and whether it will reinstate Wilding Park either in part or in whole, whether it would wish to relocate some or all of the Wilding Park facilities or whether a combination of these alternatives might be the best. It is intensely frustrating to the Board and to Tennis Canterbury that progress is so slow but it is unfortunately a factor of the world we live in and the rebuild of Christchurch generally. While progress is slow, there continues to be a huge amount of work being done to progress either the re-development of Wilding Park or its re-location for the benefit of the tennis playing community of greater Christchurch. Lindsay North Chairman Wilding Park Foundation Incorporated


Game Development Update WOW, what a busy last few months it has been between issues! The development team has been flat out working on both the Interclub competitions, introducing the Interclub Handbook and preparing the 2013 Coach Education Calendar amongst other things. Interclub Handbook The interclub handbook is a brand new initiative here in Canterbury. The aim of the booklet is to empower the players, parents and managers, giving them greater ownership over their tennis. The book provides all teams with one document that lets them record all the team information, the contact details and to track all results. It is also outlines all the rules and finer details surrounding interclub, tournaments and all the on court aspect of tennis in Canterbury. Perhaps the biggest change that the Interclub Booklet has introduced is the online capture of results. Each team captain/manager now has the ability to enter results online, instantly updating all the points’ tables. This has simplified the administration of these competitions for junior administrator’s city wide. Player Development Program and Parents Meeting Update A parents meeting was held 8th November to provide parents with more information about the Development program, the benefits of being apart of a TNZ endorsed program, and not to mention the South Island’s only regional program. Initial selection letters have now been sent to the top four juniors in each age group. There is also the opportunity for 2 juniors in each age group to be granted a ‘wildcard’ selection. Juniors who want to be considered for a wildcard should be aiming to play as much tennis as possible from now until January (especially the January nationals). If you have any questions about the structure, the selection policy or about attaining a wildcard please contact TCR Regional Head Coach, Matt Meredith, matt.meredith@canterburytennis.co.nz. A copy of the 2012/13 coach structure can be viewed here www.canterburytennis.co.nz/player-and-coach-structure Coach Development and TNZ Coach Registration We have recently confirmed the Coach Development Calendar. In 2013 we will be aiming to hold 9 Community Coach courses and 1 Assistant Junior Coach course. This year we are targeting for 135 participants across all courses. For more in formation on these courses please contact TCR Game Development Assistant, Angela Mitchell, angela.mitchell@canterburytennis.co.nz Currently Canterbury has a total of 26 TNZ registered coaches, with another 3 in the process of becoming registered. This is essential for coaches and clubs as it put safe guards in place for both parties. It also ensures that coaches have a current first aid certificate, a recognized qualification and that they have been police vetted.

If you have any questions about the Coach Registration process please contact Game Development Manager, Hamish Cain, hamish.cain@canterburytennis.co.nz Tennis in Schools Roadshow We are currently planning the implementation of the Tennis in Schools (TiS) Roadshow. The Roadshow will target schools who have not traditionally taken part in TiS but who do have a large school role and are located close to a tennis club. The Roadshow will offer a one off taster of the program, and will look to encourage future participation. This new initiative will roll out in term 1 of the 2013 school year and will target 14 schools and over 5,000 children! More information will become available in the new year. As always if you have any questions please do get in touch, or better yet, drop in to Z Energy Wilding Park and say hello. Hamish Cain Game Development Manager Tennis Canterbury

Tournament Update The South Island Primary Schools Tournament was held in Blenheim on the 26/27 November 2012. Tennis Canterbury had 22 players including those from Nelson, Marlbourgh and the West Coast. 11 of these players qualified at the ASB Primary/Intermediate School championship the week prior. Riley Bruhns Dylan Heap Jamie Garbett Edward Batt Holly Matson Lily Bray Annie Coates Zin South Monquie Hore David Zohrab Tasman Bentley

Abbey Hogg Jade Otway Brittany Pellowe Ellie Pearson Nishka Shetty Tharubphet Homkrun Ben Hazlett Shahlei Hewitson Josh Gwynne Sasha Glovtov Jean- Luc Hauswirth

The Canterbury representatives all performed well at the South Island Primary Schools champs. In the boys and girls we had 3 players in the top 4. Edward Batt come 2nd, Dylan Heap 3rd and Sasha Glovtov 4th. Lily Bray took out the girls singles playing Holly Matson in the final. Congratulations to all the players who were involved!


Representative Review Tennis Canterbury Region started the tennis season with two representative fixtures. The first was a Performance fixture versus Tennis Central and the second a Development fixture involving Christchurch juniors versus a combined Nelson Bays/ Marlborough TA team. Both fixtures were hard fought affairs. Both Canterbury and Christchurch teams won a number of match but fell short in winning the fixture.

Tennis Canterbury Region vs Tennis Central Region Sunday 23 September saw the first representative match of the season take place between Tennis Canterbury and Tennis Central. The Canterbury team had a big day ahead of them traveling to Wellington and back in one day. Departing at the crack of dawn the team arrived in Wellington just after 9am. It was clear as soon as the team stepped of the plane that they were in for a great day of tennis with perfect playing condition. It proved to be a very tough day for the Canterbury team with Central making the most of the home court advantage winning the 10′s, 14′s and 16′s age groups. The 12 age group saw Canterbury pull back a number of matches however, they couldn't close the gap with Central winning the fixture 44 – 26. Four Canterbury Players were unbeaten winning doubles, singles and reverse singles matches. These players being Dylan Heap – 12′s, Naynay (Tharupbhet Homkrun) -12′s, Charlotte Lee – 12′s and Michal Matson – 16′s. Congratulations to all the players who represented Canterbury with such pride. Thank you to Tennis Central for providing the transport and all on court aspects of this fixture. Thank you to the Tennis Canterbury coaches, Lynn O’Dell and Andrew Falck, the 10′s manager Nick Dean and all the parents who pitched in during the day.

Christchurch versus Nelson Bays/ Marlborough Tennis Association This was another tough assignment for the Christchurch team who had a number of new players who were representing Canterbury for the first time. This two day event was slightly disrupted with a wet start to Saturdays play, this did cause some delay but before long all matches were on court. At the end of the play both teams enjoyed a bbq before getting in some rest before the penultimate day of play. On Sunday it was decided to have a ‘shot gun’ or scheduled finish time and a allowed for a timely and meaningful prize giving. The Nelson Bays/ Marlborough team winning what was a highly competitive two days of tennis!


Welcome to the Team— Bruce McDowell Bruce is a lifelong fan of the sport of Tennis, a passion which he has held for over 50 years. From his early days as a nationally-ranked Junior, through to playing Senior tennis in Southland, Otago, and Canterbury (once!), he truly loves the sport both as a player and a spectator. He continues to play Interclub tennis to this day. Bruce is the founder of the nationwide Tax Link group, and elected Tax Link Ltd Chairman for over 20 years. He currently manages the Tax Link franchises in Christchurch and Invercargill. Bruce is a qualified Taxation Accountant, a member of the New Zealand Institute of Management, and a member of the Tax Agents Institute of New Zealand (TINZ). He was a TINZ Council Member for 9 years, where he has also served as the Vice-President. As a keen promoter of the sport, Bruce hopes to help increase both participation and recognition of the game. He believes this will be best achieved by focusing on players at the Junior level; something he hopes to assist with as a Board member. He is enthusiastic about encouraging players to partake in Interclub tennis. With his financial background, Bruce is also interested in promoting Board transparency and accountability. Bruce is honoured to be appointed to the Tennis Canterbury Board, and is looking forward to serving the Tennis community.

Coach Profile: Ian Allso Place of Birth—Winchester, Hampshire, UK Tennis Background— I had limited court time as a child but hit against the house wall and in the street with friends from primary age until my mid teens. I received my first tennis lesson at Coventry Racket Centre age 22 and joined my first tennis club (Shipston on Stour) the same year. With Shipston I played Winter League interclub division 6 in the Stratford Upon Avon district. I continued to compete in the Durham & Cleveland area when I moved to Middlesbrough. In 2003 I attended a Tennis Assistants course and spent time assisting the coaches at David Lloyd Teesside and Great Ayton TC. After completing my Professional Tennis Registry course in 2004 I was given the opportunity to coach some mini tennis groups. I also started my Development Coaching Award course at the end of that year. Since emigrating in 2009, I have coached at Riccarton Domain and for Tennis Mentors (at Edgeware TC). I’m currently based out of Rangiora and also coaching at Woodend as well as delivering the Tennis in Schools programme to over 20 schools in Christchurch and North Canterbury. Favourite Tennis Player— Roger Federer, for his great stroke production, and all around game. Activities outside of coaching— Playing tennis socially and I’m a season ticket holder to the Crusaders and Canterbury rugby. Favourite travel destination— Arizona and Utah in the US, for the amazing scenery with constantly changing vistas and the vastness of the natural features.


UPCOMING TOURNAMENT DATES ASB Junior Christmas Classic 18th —22nd Dec 2012 West Coast Junior Championships 18th— 20th Jan 2013 Wilson U/18 Canterbury Championships 20th— 26th Jan 2013 South Canterbury Junior Hardcourt Open 21st— 23rd Jan 2013 Marlborough Junior Open 25th—27th Jan 2013

Tennis Canterbury Coaching Course List for 2013

West Coast Senior Championship 2nd - 3rd Feb 2013

Christchurch May 2013

$80

Community Coach Course

June & July 2013

$685

Assistant Junior Coach Course

August 2013

$80

Community Coach Course

October 2013

$80

Community Coach Course

February 2013

$80

Community Coach Course

July 2013

$80

Community Coach Course

$80

Community Coach Course

Nelson

Mid Canterbury September 2013 Marlborough September 2013

$80

Community Coach Course

December 2013

$80

Community Coach Course

The team at Tennis Canterbury will be taking some time out over the Christmas break, and our offices will be closed from Monday 24th December until January 7th 2013. From all of us here at Tennis Canterbury and Wilding Park, we wish you a very happy and safe Christmas, and New Year.

All enquiries please email angela.mitchell@canterburytennis.co.nz

TENNIS CANTERBURY AND WILDING PARK FOUNDATION PO Box 26069, Christchurch 8148 +64 3 389 6484 ph, +64 3 389 5205 fax Email: info@canterburytennis.co.nz Website: www.canterburytennis.co.nz


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