Winter Newsletter

What a big autumn, with a bigger winter ahead!

Term 2 has seen extremely high participation numbers in all programs. It makes a very vibrant atmosphere around the Academy and the Glenlea Tennis Club.

Thank you to everyone who completed our customer satisfaction survey. We have taken your feedback on board and will continue to improve our services.


Tennis SA Awards Finalist

The Academy in partnership with the Glenlea Tennis Club were a finalist in Tennis SA Awards for the most outstanding inclusion program in 2018/19. This is for our Cultural and Linguistically Diverse Program which we undertook over the last two years. It is awesome to see that so many families feel welcome to come and play the sport of tennis at the Academy.

Sporting Schools

The Academy is now Sporting Schools qualified. A great program where schools can access commonwealth funding to fund sports programs. Please see the link below if you want to find out more. or email

Through this program the Academy is now coaching at Forbes Primary School and creating a tennis pathway for participants to the Academy and Club.

If your school is interested for term 3 please get in contact with us.

Toby Radford Selected in Indigenous team for Fiji Open

Congratulations to Toby Radford who was part of the five-strong Indigenous team that was selected to represent Australia at the 2019 Fiji Open in May. More information is in the Tennis Australia link below.
Tennis Australia Story

Cihan Akay wins Melbourne ITF

Congratulations to Cihan Akay for winning both the Melbourne ITF (Gallipoli Youth Cup) singles and doubles in April. He was also a finalist in the singles in the Mornington ITF.

Memorial Drive Redevelopment Stage One Official Opening

Great to see Stella, Sienna and Eliza be a part of the Memorial Drive Redevelopment Stage One Official Opening.
Check out the photos here > Tennis SA Story


The Academy has a busy winter ahead – please visit our home page on our website for information about our programs.

School holiday coaching clinic

The School Holiday Coaching Clinic will be back in term 2 holidays. Further details will be sent out over the next few weeks. Please see the links below to register for our term 3 programs.

If you are a New Player register here>

If you are a Current Player and want to register for an upcoming program or private coaching register here>


Glenlea Tennis Club Red and Roast Night

Time: Wine Tasting from 6pm and dinner at 7pm
Date: Saturday 20th July
Location: Glenlea Tennis Club
Cost: Wine tasting $15 (Includes a Glenlea Wine Glass) and dinner $10
RSVP and pay at by Monday 1 July

Wine orders can be placed on the night with our Club Sponsor Robert Oatley Fine Wines. Each order will help raise money for the club.

Attending events like this is a great way to meet others at the club and be a part of the great tennis community we have at the Academy and Club.


The following DISCOUNTS are also available for coaching if your child is eligible.

Sports Vouchers 2019

The Sports Vouchers program is a Government of South Australia initiative administered by the Office for Recreation and Sport. The program provides an opportunity for primary school aged children from Reception to Year 7 to receive up to a $100 discount on sports fees. The purpose is to increase the number of children playing organised sport by reducing cost as a barrier to participate in sport.

Who is eligible for the program? All South Australian primary school aged children, meaning if the child is attending or is eligible to attend primary school. It is one voucher for every primary school aged child per calendar year. If you want to use a sports voucher please include the child’s medicare or visa number in the comments section of the registration form.

Fully complete the registration form at to receive any discounts.

Register to ANZ Tennis Shots with Tennis Australia for loads of benefits!
Order Free ANZ Hot Shot Shirt Here

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Thank you for taking the time to read our newsletter – see you on the court!

Kind regards,

The LLETA team

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