Would you like to help your tennis club by offering to stand for one of the committee posts?
Potential new committee members can now put themselves forward for election at the January Annual General Meeting. Sunday January 5th 12.00pm.
This is a great way to get involved in the running of the club, and a great way of giving something back.
We are actively looking for members who would like to take the club forward into the next decade.
Your present committee has guided the club for many years, and it is time for some fresh eyes, hands and legs, some new ideas, and, above all, an ongoing desire to secure and enhance this great Tennis Club that we love.
Several members ask what is involved in joining the committee and what do the various committee members do. So, here is your answer, but do please feel free to ask anyone on the committee. (There is a list of committee members on notice board and website).
We have six committee meetings a year which are held on Thursdays at 8pm allowing committee members to play tennis at the Thursday evening roll-up.
Then there are position holders. They have responsibility for making sure that some aspect of running a Tennis Club is carried out. The current positions are:
Please do look at the profiles below and see what these positions involve.
Chairman – VACANT
Overall running of the club; co-ordination of overall policy development and implementation; management of coaching partners; liaison with Bucks County Council
Monitoring income and expenditure; payments for utilities and insurance; preparation of annual accounts; financial planning
Secretary – VACANT
Club administration, liaison with LTA and Bucks LTA, Wimbledon ticket allocation
Membership inquiries; membership administration
Publicity – HELP REQUIRED
Members newsletter; social media, website; advertising and promotion
Help is required with updating the tennis club website. The person needs to be familiar with wordpress and ideally have some photoshop experience and SEO knowledge. Also able to liaise with members of the committee to obtain the necessary information.
Maintenance of courts, court fencing and nets; maintenance of clubhouse; maintenance of court floodlights and clubhouse lighting; video-surveillance equipment; upkeep of garden
Co-ordinator for all club teams playing in Bucks LTA tennis leagues; Appointment of all team captains; Arranging dates and venues for all fixtures and in conjunction with team captains rearrangements in the event of rain.
Planning, development and co-ordination of a programme of social events
Taking the lead role in safeguarding children; Ensuring that the Club policies for Safeguarding, Diversity, Inclusion and Safety comply with LTA standards
Captain – VACANT
Monitor, encourage and promote the playing of tennis at the club; Particular responsibility for the development of playing opportunities for both new and experienced players; and playing opportunities in roll-up, pre-arranged and team formats; Running the annual club knock-out championship
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