Our Staff

Carole Draper 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 and county court hire.


        Jennifer  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.


         Teresa Lilley – Herts Tennis County Performance Manager

Teresa joined the county office in 2018.  Having previously co-ordinated the provision of County training and managing the junior County Cup teams as well as having a successful coaching career,  she has extended her role to include working with clubs and coaches to enable the identification and progression of junior players from across the County.


          Tessa Terry – County Safeguarding Officer

Tessa has been a volunteer in tennis for over 15 years in a number of previous roles to include Junior  Representative and Welfare Officer and is currently Chairperson at Gosling Tennis Centre where she also co-ordinates  Club Leagues and Tournaments. She previously held senior positions in Education and Banking.