About Us

Hertfordshire Lawn Tennis Association (“Herts Tennis”) works with the national governing body (the LTA) for the governance and development of tennis activities across the county.

We support tennis venues, the coaching workforce, players, parents, the education sector and community venues in Hertfordshire.  We work to get more people playing tennis more often.

Herts Tennis Rules & Regulations

Safeguarding Policies


Privacy Policy

Hertfordshire Lawn Tennis Association EXTERNAL Privacy Policy
Hertfordshire Lawn Tennis Association INTERNAL Privacy Policy

County Office Support

Central to tennis in Hertfordshire

Local information and sharing good practice

Herts Tennis Grants & Loan Scheme

Herts Tennis are pleased to offer a range of grants and interest free loans available to registered venues that meet the criteria, subject to approval. Grants are available for Small Facility Development (for clubs with 4 courts or fewer), Girls into Tennis/Women into Coaching programmes, Disability Tennis Development, Increasing Participation (including match funding for Great British Tennis Weekend/Open Days and Developing School-Club Links. Interest Free loans of up to £5,000, repayable over a five year period are available.

Small Facility Grant Application Form
LTA Big Tennis Weekend and Open Day Funding form
Girls in Tennis Application Form
Loan Application Information for Places to Play
Volunteering in Tennis

Volunteers make tennis happen throughout Britain – they give their time and energy to help more people play tennis and are vital to our game. There are a number of resources to support, recognise and reward volunteering in tennis https://www.lta.org.uk/workforce-venues/tennis-volunteer/ 

There is also a new volunteer community group on Facebook for all venue volunteers to connect and share knowledge – ask to join here https://www.facebook.com/groups/517145319449375

LTA Tennis Awards

Each year, the LTA Tennis Awards highlight the incredible achievements and contributions of people across Britain. Nominations are sought from the public across all areas of tennis and winners are judged first at county level. County winners are then put forward for the Regional Awards, Finally the Regional winners are put forward to the National Awards. More information here  https://www.lta.org.uk/about-us/what-we-do/lta-tennis-awards/

Herts LTA Monthly Draw (200 Club)

The County runs a 200 Club to increase the funds available to support tennis at both junior and senior level. The 200 Club is open to all members of affiliated (registered) bodies and to individuals that are interested in supporting the aims of the county. To join the 200 Club and be entered into the monthly prize draw each member pays a subscription of £1 per month or £12 per year which is payable by standing order. A member may increase their chances of winning by holding more shares at £1 per month per share. Each month a draw will take place for prizes for a minimum of £40.00, £30.00, £20.00, £10.00, £10.00. Twice per year there will be a prize of £100.00  Applications are made via the form below which can be downloaded and returned to hertstennis@gmail.com

Herts 200 club Direct Debit mandate

Competitions – Herts Leagues

Competitive tennis in Hertfordshire

County Office Support Carole Draper, Sharon Evans
Coach Education and Herts Tennis Coaches Working Group Alison Allard, Mark Howard, Mike Seymour, Tom Dyball
Talent ID and Enhancement – Pathway to Tarbes and HITs programmes Teresa Lilley
County Training and Teams Teresa Lilley, Janet Corrie
Strength and Conditioning Services Darren Drake
County Captain Selection Teresa Lilley, Janet Corrie
County Team Captains Jeff Wayne, Mens Team;

Amanda Elliott, Kat Whiteaway, Ladies Team

Girls in Tennis programme Bridie Amos, Carole Draper
Disability Tennis Carole Draper, Phil Martin
Herts Tennis Kit & Stock Office
Schools Tennis Programme Pam Burrage
Seniors Teams and Events Patricia Rayner, Ladies Teams; Malcolm Fraser, Mens Teams
Representative for Seniors Nationally Malcolm Fraser
Officiating Sarah Tricks
Finances and Funding Martin Corrie
Sponsorship/Wimbledon Tickets Kelly Baker, Sarah Donovan, Sue Wolstenholme
Publications & Communications Carole Draper, Sharon Evans
Facilities Carole Draper, LTA Facilities Team

Herts Management Committee

Lee Evans President, Tournaments and Competitions
Martin Corrie Treasurer, Past LTA President
Helen Elliott Honorary Secretary
Carole Draper Community and Office Manager, Disability & Inclusion
Bridie Amos LTA Councillor, Development
Stuart Foster Community
Janet Corrie Performance
Matt Willcocks Participation
Tessa Terry County Safeguarding Officer

You can contact the Herts Management Committee by emailing HertsTennisCommittee@gmail.com
and a member of the committee will get back to you.

Responsibilities County Region/LTA
LTA Councillor / Lead Volunteer Bridie Amos Jill Osleger
Treasurer Hicks & Co., Martin Corrie Jill Osleger
Secretary Helen Elliott Participation Support Team
Club Support Carole Draper / County Office Leo Tutt, Josh Dashwood
Education & Community Pam Burrage Participation Support Team
Facilities Carole Draper / County Office LTA Facilities Team
Commercial/Sponsorship Kelly Baker
County Team Manager County Captains / County Office; Plus Age Group Captains; Juniors and Vets; Liaison County Office
Disability Tennis Carole Draper Harry Ash, Leo Tutt
Competitions Lee Evans Mark Padfield
Coaching Bridie Amos; Herts Tennis Coaches Working Group (Mark Howard/ Alison Allard) Josh Dashwood
Talent Enhancement (Performance) Teresa Lilley / Janet Corrie
Marketing & Communication County Office Leo Tutt

Meritorious Service Awards

This award is one of the highest honours given by the LTA.  It recognises the substantial contribution made by an individual over their lifetime to tennis at a County, Regional or National level.  When making the award the awarding panel use the following criteria:

  • An individual who has made a significant impact in tennis over several years in County, Regional or National activities.
  • Someone who has helped to provide more opportunities for people to participate in tennis.
  • Someone who has developed a legacy in tennis in their County, Region or at a National level.
  • An individual who has shown excellent teamwork skills throughout their involvement and been inclusive of people from different backgrounds.

Hertfordshire have had a number of recipients over the years:

2000  John Harris

2011  Jean Gates

2012  Gavin Masterton

2014  Sybil Howgego

2016  Jenny Thomas

2020  Jennifer Keates

Our Staff