Become an Official

Do you want to be part of the on-court action? Then why not become a tennis official.

Tennis officials play a crucial role in our sport, and there are many ways to get involved.

Who can become an official?

We are looking for enthusiastic people who fit the following criteria:

  • Aged 16+
  • Have a passion for tennis
  • Have a good general knowledge of tennis
  • Share the values of Tennis Australia, which are Teamwork, Loyalty, Humility & Excellence

Click here to learn about the different types of officials.

How do I become an official?

Tennis Australia is the only authorised organisation that can accredit tennis officials in Australia. Becoming an official is easy, just follow the steps.

Step 1: Attend a tennis officiating program.

Step 2: Gain practical on-court experience in home state or territory competitions

Step 3: Gain your accreditation

Step 4: Become a Tennis Australia Official Member.

Step 5: Continue to develop and improve your skills while servicing the sport and helping to grow the game of tennis!