About

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.

County Office Support

Central to tennis in Hertfordshire

Bi-annual Venue Cluster meetings

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 April 2017

Girls in Tennis Application Form

Disability Grant Conditions for Herts Places to Play

Funding Application Form for School Club Link – 2017.05.22

Loan Conditions for Places to Play 2017

Herts LTA 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 In addition to this there is a ballot for members who are also affiliated (registered) to the county via club membership or individually for Wimbledon tickets (paid for separately). Applications are made via the form below which can be downloaded and returned to Eileen Cox, 6 Baytree Walk, Watford, WD17 4YX

HERTS 200 CLUB MANDATE

Competitions – Herts Leagues

Competitive tennis in Hertfordshire

County Office Support Carole Draper, Sharon Evans
Bi-annual Venue Cluster
  • Bridie Amos (Mid Herts – St Albans/Harpenden);
  • Sue Picton (South West Herts – Watford/Langley);
  • Mark Howard (South Herts – Welwyn/Hatfield);
  • Charlotte Gibbons (North Herts – Letchworth);
  • Richard Blakey/Sheila Langley (East Herts – Bishops Stortford/Legends)
Coach Education and Herts Tennis Coaches Working Group Alison Allard, Mark Howard, Mike Seymour, Liz Beak, Tom Dyball
Talent ID and Enhancement – Pathway to Tarbes and HITs programmes Jennifer Keates
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; Alissa Ayling & Katharine Baker Dearing, Ladies Team
Girls in Tennis programme Bridie Amos, Carole Draper
Disability Tennis Carole Draper, Phil Martin
Herts Tennis Kit & Stock Janet Corrie, Carole Draper
Schools Tennis Programme

Herts Schools Tennis Website

Pam Burrage

http://www.herts-schools-tennis.org.uk/

Seniors Teams and Events Judith Allnutt, Ladies Teams & Alan Roberts, Mens Teams
Representative for Seniors Nationally Alan Roberts
Officiating Sarah Tricks
Finances and Funding Martin Corrie
Sponsorship/Wimbledon Tickets Kelly Baker, Sarah Donovan, Sue Wolstenholme, Eileen Cox
Publications & Communications Carole Draper, Helen Elliott
Facilities Carole Draper, LTA Facilities Team
Responsibilities County Region/LTA
LTA Councillor / Lead Volunteer Lee Evans / Trevor Adamson John Golding
Treasurer Hicks & Co.,  Martin Corrie John Golding
Secretary Helen Elliott Janice Roach
Club Support Carole Draper / County Office Josh Dashwood
Education & Community Pam Burrage Ali Cope
Facilities Carole Draper / County Office Darren Clarke
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 David Hardman
Competitions Lee Evans / Sarah Tricks Mark Padfield
Coaching Bridie Amos; Herts Tennis Coaches Working Group (Mark Howard/ Alison Allard) ; Cluster Group Coaches
Talent Enhancement (Performance) Teresa Lilley / Janet Corrie / Jennifer Keates Sarah Hylton
Marketing & Communication  County Office/Helen Elliott Nina Bridge


 

Herts Management Committee
Trevor Adamson President. LTA Vice President
Martin Corrie Treasurer, LTA President
Helen Elliott Honorary Secretary
Carole Draper Office Manager
Lee Evans Tournaments and Competitions
Bridie Amos
Janet Corrie

Our Staff

Carole Draper – Office Manager/County Administrator

Carole joined the county team in 2007. Coming from an administrative and accounting background her primary responsibilities are finance, venue support, venue registration, club development, development of disability tennis, coach support and county court hire.

Jennifer Keates – Mini Tennis Coordinator

As a volunteer in the eighties Jennifer organised the development of grass roots programmes in Hertfordshire including the introduction of the Short Tennis programme. She was involved in the development of Mini Tennis at a National level and appointed County Mini Tennis Coach for Hertfordshire. Jennifer is currently involved with the Pathway to Tarbes, HIT programme and Mini Tennis competition programmes.

Sharon Evans – Administration

Sharon joined Herts Tennis at the beginning of 2016 as office support.  Her key areas of working are accounts, county court hire and general office admin.