Project Talent

What is Project Talent?

Project Talent is improving the quality and quantity of athletes under the age of 15.

Tennis Australia’s Project Talent forms the base of the Athlete Development Pathway.

Project Talent seeks to:

  • identify and develop the most promising under 15-year-old players in Australia
  • track the development of our most promising 15 and under athletes
  • Continue to develop a passionate network of private coaches specialising in the 15/u age group
Project Talent in the ACT

The schedule of events for Project Talent is below.   For further information about any of these programs please contact Talent Development Manager, Alun Jones on [email protected]

ACT Representative teams event competitions

March 12/U NSW State Teams event – Bathurst
June 14/U NSW State Teams event – Gosford
July 11/u & 13/u Australian Teams events – Gold Coast
October 10/U NSW State Teams event – Cessnock
October Bruce Cup Primary Schools Competition

Talent Development Camps (invitation only)

Camps will be run throughout the year targeting players in the 15/u space who are ACT representative players, actively involved in their training and tournaments.

Talent Development Squad

Players will need to meet selection guidelines to be part of the Talent Development Squads.  For further information you can contact Alun Jones.

11/U Junior Development Squad – 1 x session per week

12-15 Development Squad – 2 x sessions per week

Australian National Tournaments

April 12/U & 14/U Claycourt Nationals – Canberra
October 12/U & 14/U Grasscourt Nationals – Perth
December 12/u & 14/U Hardcourt Nationals – Melbourne