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Tennis Saskatchewan administers the Introduction to Officiating Clinic. The clinic specifically presents an introduction to the basic elements of three officiating roles:  the LINE UMPIRE, the CHAIR UMPIRE, and the ROVING UMPIRE.

The Introduction to Officiating Clinic is an entry-level training clinic, designed to introduce new officials to the Rules of Tennis, the Code of Conduct, and the basic techniques of officiating.  It is also recommended for officials who have not been active in the past two years, or who would like a refresher of rules, regulations, and procedures. Participants must be 16 years of age.

UPCOMING COURSE: JANUARY 19-20, 2019

Tennis Saskatchewan will be presenting the Introduction to Officiating Clinic on January 19-20, 2019 at the Sherbrooke Community Centre and Lakewood Indoor Tennis Centre in Saskatoon. The schedule for the course is Saturday, January 19,  1:00 PM to 6:00 PM and Sunday, January 20, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Both days start at the Sherbrooke Community Centre. The clinic will be led by Dennis Rennie, the Tennis Saskatchewan Officials Coordinator. Over the past several years, Dennis has worked many Tennis Saskatchewan sanctioned tournaments, as a line umpire, chair umpire, roving umpire, and as a tournament referee. Dennis has also worked as a Chair Umpire at three Canada Summer Games (2005, 2009, and 2013) and has worked as a Line Umpire at several Davis Cup and Rogers Cup Tournaments (Canada’s top international men’s and women’s professional tournaments). To register, please contact Tennis Saskatchewan by phone at 306-780-9410 or email at tennissask@sasktel.net. Please Note: This clinic is free of charge but participants must register in advance.

To be notified of upcoming Introduction to Officiating Clinics when they are scheduled, please contact Tennis Saskatchewan by email at tennissask@sasktel.net