We try to be as approachable as possible at Southbourne Tennis Club. If you wish to provide feedback, suggest an idea or wish to volunteer you’re welcome to contact any of the committee. Just click the envelope icon under their details. Don’t worry if you’re not sure who to contact. If we think there is a more appropriate person to reply, we’ll forward it to them and let you know we’ve done this.

David Bull

David is our Chairman who brings enthusiasm and energy to the committee and club. With the help of the committee and membership he aims to promote the club's values and develop a vision for the future direction of our club.

Position Vacant
Carolyn Day
Dan Light

Dan helps the committee by ensuring they remain organised, work to the club rules and take minutes of all important meetings. He will also provide assistance in any other areas when required.

Colin Gilbey

Colin manages all memberships. This entails managing all subscriptions and chasing up if required! He will also ensure members are happy and on the rare occasions they aren't; he will feed this back to the committee.

Celia Barron

Celia has taken on her role with vigour and now has two roles. She is passionate about the club being a place where people feel safe and protected which she does by ensuring we have the right policies in place. But policies aren't enough. Celia will ensure these are carried out by all who use the club. Her other responsibility is managing all our teams. She will provide support to all our captains and team members as well as arrange all the matches.

David Sanger

David has been instrumental in developing our tennis programme. This is from our outreach work in the community and local schools to developing our disability tennis sessions. David also heads our junior coaching programme. You can find more information on our coaching page.


Club articles and rules

STC Rules (2019) STC Articles (2019)

Our Policies

Southbourne Tennis Club is committed to providing a safe environment which everyone can enjoy. Coordinating efforts with the committee are Celia Barron (our Safe Guarding Officer) and Dave Sanger (our Head Coach). To help us deliver this, we have committed to a range of policies which are available on the right.

If you have any questions you can contact us via the contact page or email Celia at celiabarron@yahoo.com. Alternatively you can speak with Dave on 07812 676761.

Safeguarding policy

Safeguarding policy statement

Whistleblowing policy

Diversity and inclusion policy

STC Safe guarding officer - Celia Barron
You can download our disability report prepared by our Head Coach, David Sanger here. This outlines all of the good work we have been able to undertake in 2020. Any questions feel free to contact David Sanger.

Southbourne Tennis Club Disabilty Project 2020

22/01/18 – Agenda Minutes

19/03/18 – Agenda Minutes

21/05/18 – Agenda Minutes

16/07/18 – Agenda Minutes

10/09/18 – Agenda Minutes

19/11/18 – Agenda Minutes

21/01/19 – Agenda Minutes

18/03/19 – Agenda Minutes

20/05/19 – Agenda Minutes

15/07/19 – Agenda Minutes

02/09/19 – Agenda Minutes

18/11/19 – Agenda Minutes

20/01/20 – Minutes

16/03/20 – Minutes

10/09/18 – Response to play and pay issue

16/07/18 – PowerPoint Presentation – Feasibility of 7th court

03/09/2018 – Open Meeting

Southbourne Tennis Club AGM 2020


Below are all the documents for our upcoming virtual AGM. This will hopefully be done via Zoom and further details will be provided by Dan. We do have a number of vacant positions so please consider how you can help your local tennis club!

EGM 2019 Southbourne Tennis Club EGM 29th April 2019

EGM 29th April 2019 7PM

The Extraordinary General Meeting to discuss the club rules and articles of association took place in April 2019 .Below are the proposed articles and rules followed by the minutes of the meeting:

Proposed Articles of Association 2019

Proposed Club Rules 2019

EGM Signed Minutes

Proxy Form – EGM 2019