Team Ethos and Selection

Southbourne Tennis Club – Team Ethos and Selection


Southbourne Tennis Club aims to be a very friendly club open to players of all abilities.


The club will aim to run enough teams for the number of members wishing to play in teams.


The club will run a squad system for each of the teams.


The squad will elect a captain at the start of each season.


The club will always try and pick the best players for each squad.


The squad will be chosen using the squad and match selection criteria.


Where a squad is made up of very committed members with good availability a minimum of 6 players would be suitable. Where a squad comprises members with not such good availability a larger number of members may be required.


Members wishing to be a member of any squad will be required to attend at least one pre season selection evening.


The selection of each squad will be made by head coach and the coaching team.


All team members should be good ambassadors for Southbourne Tennis Club


Team captains will choose the teams having regard to the good practice for teams captains criteria.


Team players will have regard to the good practice for team players criteria.


Finally whilst putting our best teams out is important at Southbourne Tennis Club, having fun and enjoying tennis is paramount.