BLTA Board 2020

NEWLY ELECTED EXECUTIVE BOARD – EFFECTIVE 4 JULY, 2020

Please see below our newly elected Executive Board of the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association:  The Board will serve a 2-year term that ends April 2022. President  –  Perry Newton 1st Vice President – Michael Butler 2nd Vice President – Chilean Burrows Treasurer – Timothy Dames Assistant Treasurer – Yvette Godet Secretary – John Laramore Assistant Secretary – Cameel McDonald Council Member – Bernard Clarke Council…

Ministry of Education Officer in meeting with Tennis Developmental Officers

Mr. Evon Wisdom, Senior Education Officer at the Ministry of Education visited the National Tennis Centre this past weekend. Mr. Wisdom met with BLT President, Ms. Darnette Weir,  Mr. John Goede, International Tennis Federation  Development Officer for The Caribbean  and other Executives inclusive of recently appointed, Head of Junior Development, Mr. Perry Newton Jr. and Junior Tennis Initiative Administrator and…

Main Draw Begins at the 15th ITF Junkanoo Bowl

The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association is hosting its 15th Edition of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junkanoo Bowl.  The tournament features top junior players in the under 18 and the U14 categories from more than 20 countries including Japan, South Africa, Ukraine, Zimbabwe, Bulgaria and the  USA. The highest-ranked player is seeded 128 in juniors…

15th Annual ITF Junkanoo Bowl: July 4th – 9th

The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association (BLTA) will be hosting its 15th Annual International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junkanoo Bowl Tournament  July 4th – 9th 2016.  The tournament is sponsored by Massy United Insurance and RMS Insurance Agents & Brokers. The tournament will feature top juniors from over 30 countries including Germany, United States, Australia, Canada, Japan,…

Tennis Development Officer Visits New Providence and Grand Bahama

Mr. John Goede, International Tennis Federation(ITF) Development Officer for the Caribbean had a very fruitful visit to The Bahamas recently.  His visit encompassed not only New Providence but also Grand Bahama.   Mr. Goede met with the Grand Bahama Tennis Association (GBTA).  The focus was on the development of tennis and growth prospects with an emphasis…