Learn 2 Lead Program

The Learn 2 Lead youth leadership program aims to equip young women and gender diverse young people aged 14-18 years with leadership skills and confidence to lead change in their local tennis communities.


  • Applications for 2024 – TBC
  • Read the program information below


· Equip young women and gender diverse young people in tennis with life and leadership skills to build their self confidence

· Embed youth voices in local tennis communities

· Engage more young women and gender diverse young people in leadership opportunities within tennis

· Ensure the program is truly inclusive – particularly culturally, socio-economically and geographically.


Young women or gender diverse young people aged 14-18 years who want to:

· Build life and leadership skills

· Feel confident and unlock you own power to step into leadership roles in your local tennis community

· Increase youth voices and gender equality in local tennis communities

· Connect with like-minded young people

Within our Australian Tennis Sustainability Strategy, we have a mission to be a global leader in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and widely known as a sport open for all.  We want to reflect the diversity of our communities across all aspects of our workplace, sport and events. 

We are particularly keen to receive applications from young people from regional areas and young people from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, LGBTQ+ and living with disability.


· Learn 2 Lead is an 8-week youth leadership program which includes a mix of online and face to face experiences.

· Up to 12 young people in your state/territory aged 14-18 years will be accepted into the program.

· You’ll be supported by youth leadership experts, two mentoring sessions, an online platform with resources and a supportive community of like-minded young people!


2024 Dates – TBC


· This program is valued at $2,000 and is fully subsided by an Australian Sports Commission federal government grant. The participant will not incur any cost.

· Regional travel subsidies are available.


· Are aged between 14-18 years at time of application

· Identify as female, non-binary or gender diverse

· Are currently involved in your local tennis affiliated venue/club

· Have a nomination from your club president, coach, supervisor or committee member


For more information CLICK HERE for FAQ’s Document


If you would like support with your application or throughout the process, please reach out to the QLD Women and Girls Lead, Toni Cooke – [email protected]