Become an Official

Do you want to be part of the sport you love? Then why not become a tennis official.

Tennis officials play a crucial role in our sport, and there are two 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 Imagination, Collaboration, Excellence & Humility.

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 certify tennis officials in Australia. Becoming an official is easy, and we’re welcoming new people all the time!

Step 1: Complete a tennis officiating program.

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

Step 3: Gain your Certification

Step 4: Become a Tennis Australia Officiating Member.

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