The Sunraysia Academy of Sport 2013 Tennis program, supported by Tennis Victoria, will provide junior athletes with a high performance sporting program within our region by enhancing pathways for young athletes to achieve their elite sporting and personal ambitions. We are pleased to announce, Doug Hill, will be the regional state tennis coach in Mildura.
Selection trials will be held on Saturday 17th November 2012¬†from 4pm at Mildura Lawn Tennis Club. There will be an information session prior to the trials at 3:30pm. All interested coaches, players and parents are encouraged to attend.
The targeted age group will be boys and girls born between birth years 2001 and 1995 inclusive.
Athletes selected in the SAS Tennis Program must satisfy the following criteria:
- Be an existing member of a Tennis Victoria affiliated Club in the Sunraysia Region or;
- Be a member of Tennis Victoria directly.
- Have a positive attitude and a willingness to learn.
- Have reached a satisfactory standard of play based on current player rankings and/or performance at local tournaments and regional events.
The structure of the SAS Tennis Program has been designed to provide support to regionally based athletes. Academy Tennis Program members will represent the elite group of regionally based athletes.
With the help of Academy staff, the Academy seeks to up-skill Sunraysia‚Äôs regionally based coaches, thus also providing a pathway for coach development to go alongside athlete development.