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18 year and under tennis state team

This page explains how to nominate for selection in the 18 years and under tennis state teams to compete at the School Sport Australia championships in 2022.

Preparation is continuing for all School Sport Australia championships subject to advice from State and Territory Departments of Health. Please note, the ability for students to attend the 2022 School Sport Australia championships will be subject to the approval of the SA Department for Education.

Who can nominate to be selected

To nominate for selection, students must be

  • enrolled at an affiliated school
  • 18 years and under in the year of competition. Cannot turn 19 in 2022.

Where and when

Perth, Western Australia from Saturday 27 August to Saturday 3 September 2022.

Travel dates may vary due to flight availability. 

Team officials

Position Name Contact details
Coach Francy Kyriacou To be advised
Team manager Dean Carter To be advised

The team will be under the supervision of the team officials to meet supervision ratios.

How to nominate for selection

Complete the online nomination form by Wednesday 1 June 2022..

You will receive a confirmation email within 2 business days once your nomination has been processed. Your school will also be sent a copy as confirmation of your nomination. Your school has the right to not approve a child's involvement based on behaviour, attendance and other grounds as determined by the school.

Selection process

All students wishing to be considered for selection must nomination online by the due date. Meeting the criteria does not guarantee selection.

  • 10 boys and 10 girls will be selected in the squad.
  • The players with the highest UTR will be selected.
  • The top 8 will then be selected in the team with 2 reserves
  • 2 compulsory training sessions will be held prior to the event.

Students will be notified by email of their selection or non-selection within 2 weeks of nominations closing.

School endorsement

Selection in a School Sport SA state team requires endorsement from the student's school principal before confirming their place in the team. Therefore, parents are advised not to make arrangements that incur costs until the school has confirmed that the student fulfils all requirements.

Training and championship expectations

All selected team members will be required to attend all team trainings and a team photo shoot.

Country team members travelling more than 2 hours can negotiate their commitment.

The selected student agrees to attend the competition for the full duration including the opening and closing ceremonies and the educational excursion.

Championship cost

An individual itemised account will be provided for every student selected in a School Sport SA state team.

Uniform ordering will be a separate online ordering process where payment is made directly to the supplier.

The cost is estimated to be approximately $1500 for this championship.

Travel and accommodation

More information will be provided once COVID protocols are considered and implemented.


School Sport SA

Phone: 8416 5900
Email: education.schoolsportsa [at] sa.gov.au