19 April 2017 | Tennis Queensland

Gladstone will be hosting an upcoming FREE Tennis Australia Court Supervisor Course on Saturday 3rd June & Sunday 4th June 2017 at the Gladstone Tennis & Squash Association during the Gladstone Open Age (AMT Silver/JT Bronze) Tournament. The course will run from 8:30am-12:00pm on Saturday 3rd June for theory with an additional practical theory on Saturday afternoon and practical assessment on Sunday 4th June during the Gladstone Open Age (AMT Silver/JT Bronze) Tournament.

Becoming a tennis official is a great way to be involved in the sport you love! Court Supervisors are responsible for monitoring a number of courts at a tournament or competition. They assist and educate players, parents, and coaches, and assist in the smooth running of an event. Court Supervisors help enforce the Rules of Tennis and Code of Behaviour, as well as resolving on court queries. This course covers General Principles of Officiating, Communication, Rules of Tennis and Player Management.

Course Details

  • When: Theory:  Saturday 3rd June 8:30am-12:00pm with a practical theory in the afternoon. Practical Assessment – Sunday 4th June.
  • Where: Glenlyon Street, Gladstone at the Gladstone Tennis & Squash Association.
  • Online Pre-course learning component – General Principles in Officiating must be completed prior to course.
  • Please note– people wishing to become court supervisors must be minimum 18 years of age, and hold or be able to successfully obtain a “Blue Card”…working with children check. The Blue Card, must be obtained before membership can be completed. All participants wishing to gain their accreditation, will be required to complete Tennis Australia Officials membership details.

If you are interested in becoming a qualified Court Supervisor than register your interest now! Click here to register! Register no later than Saturday 20th May!

For further information about the upcoming Court Supervisor Course in Gladstone, please contact Cheryl Jenkins (Tennis Queensland’s Officiating Development Coordinator) via email [email protected] .

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to become a Court Supervisor, sign up now!