Are your club in or out?

Wellington & Kapi Mana Clubs are on a journey to

revive, survive and thrive.


  • Continuing current paths, clubs may not survive
  • To enable change for a better way forward


  • to sharpen up for the future
  • invigorate you to magnitise your community
  • mobilise your troops
  • most importantly, make our clubs the best in the country!


Club Thrive Spin-Off Session for Wellington/Kapi Mana Clubs

Wednesday 1 December, 6.30pm – Christmas drinks and nibbles

Join us for informal discussion at the Renouf Centre covering topics

• Activities on and off the court

• Finding the best way to retain members

RSVP by Friday 26 November.


22 May 2021 Workshop

Guest speaker top tips and quotes

Check out the speaker's Top Ten Tips and quotes

Club self-assessment summary and membership trends

These formed the basis of our workshop. Clubs were asked to complete the self-assessment matrix to see how they were tracking. It enabled Tennis Central to identify key areas of where support was required.  

Club membership graphs

Overall club self-assessment summary results

In summary, clubs are getting the basics covered but committees have little time or energy to take on much else.

We identified that clubs are achieving

91% - Core functions 

70% - Meeting member needs 

39% - Growing membership 

31% - Achieving excellence

What we are doing well

Financial management


Committee functions

Improvement needed

Activities on/off the court

Participation Programmes

Club Capability (we are all working on this!)


Workshop Presentations

Tim Shannahan, CEO Tennis Central Workshop welcome
Justin Crawshay Karori Lawn KUTC video "Down but not out"
Jeanette Manson, Waikanae Beach Tennis Club - power point "The right people can make the difference"
Ross Jamieson, Toitu Poneke Community Hub - power point "Recognising the need to change"
Jan Rosie, Vogelmorn Tennis Club "Creating Culture"
Sheryl Boshier, Khandallah Tennis Club "Moving to a paid administrator"
Garth & Rob Gulley, Pukerua Bay Tennis Club "Using technology to save time"
Warwick Brew and Paul Bell, Outumoetai Tennis Club - power point "What it takes to be club and coach of the year"
Tom Baker, Titahi Bay Tennis Club "We have the culture"
Ali Telford, Tennis NZ - power point "Club culture"
Brad Watts, Thorndon Tennis Club "Benefits of a paid administrator"





If you would like to find out more about how to get involved in Club Thrive, get in touch today.

Mel Jansen 

027 2828072