Ladies County Team 70+ looking for a new captain

2021 Inter County Championships – Sussex 70’s Ladies Team need a new Captain.

Any applicants need to be enthusiastic and good at organising matches, preferably with National or Club league experience.

In addition the successful applicant will need to:-

  • Ensure all selections for the Team and Squad are fully transparent and if necessary hold a selection day for prospective team players
  • They will need to liaise on dates with other County Captains in the 2021 Inter County Championships, and their own team members to arrange the matches once the draws have been made. This is usually done between February and March.
  • Fix the venues for playing any home matches, usually 2/3 matches. For the away matches travel needs to be organised, preferably together by train or car. This usually takes place in March /April, liaising with the Sussex home indoor court venues. Hotel and travel expenses all need to be well controlled and agreed with the Sussex Ladies SCO – Wendy Reardon and/or Tennis Sussex Treasurer
  • Host the home matches and lead teams throughout the season, with one Indoor practice session in Feb/March.

This role can be enormous fun and very rewarding for the right Senior player.

The Captain is supported by the SCO Wendy Reardon who will assist with any questions, guidance or any input of results. Also the Sussex Office will be very supportive throughout the Season, and balls for the matches.  Babolat County Team Kit can also be purchased by the Players with the County Captain being offered a Team Kit free.

Should you be interested in the role please e mail Phil Latham @Phil Latham in the 1st instance and he will then pass on all applications to Wendy Reardon for full consideration.

Applications for the position will close at 23:59 hours on Sunday 31st October 2020.