MEET OUR TEAM

Harri Izzard
 
Performance and Competitions Manager

Harri manages Kent’s Performance Coaches, County Training Squads, County teams at all age levels (from 8U to over 75s), and also the Kent Inter-Club Leagues. She oversees the Team Tennis, Schools Tennis, County Championships, Seniors County Open, and all other county-run competitions. Harri also manages the supply of tennis balls for the Kent competitions and Seniors Inter-County matches, and the County Tennis kit ordering process.

Janice White
 
Club and Coach Engagement Co-ordinator 

Janice is responsible for supporting our registered venues and coaches on a local level, ensuring they are updated on Kent and LTA programmes and initiatives. She takes the lead on annual venue forums, venue registration and the annual Kent Awards, as well as supporting the Kent Coaches Network and Council Volunteers.

Rob Smith
 
18U Kent Performance Manager

Rob oversees all County training and County Cup age groups from 12U-18U, both boys and girls. This includes things like coach workshops, inter-county friendlies, county cup selection meetings and dealing with the day to day enquiries about all of the above.

Jim Barton
 
Safeguarding Officer

Jim is the Safeguarding Officer for Kent.  If you have any concerns or questions please contact him.  All of the information you will need can be found here

Harry Bushnell
 
11U Kent Performance Manager

Harry oversees all County training and County Cup age groups from 8U-11U, both boys and girls. This includes things like 8U selection days, coach workshops, inter-county friendlies, county cup selection meetings and dealing with day to day enquiries about all of the above

Phil Lynch
 
Kent Tennis Office Manager

Phil manages the Kent Tennis Office, with responsibility for the Governance, Administration and Communications for Kent Tennis. Phil organises all our Board and Council meetings, aligning medium and long-term strategies with the Kent Tennis Plan and producing the Annual Review. Phil is also responsible for the generation of commercial revenue.

KENT COUNCIL

John Watton

President /  Senior Tennis

Mary Evans

Deputy President / Schools Tennis and Annual Awards Dinner

Jason Baker

Honorary Secretary / Officials Network

Nigel Jordan

Honorary Treasurer / LTA Councillor

Phil Lynch

Honorary Assistant  Secretary / Archives

Jim Barton

Safeguarding Officer / District Associations - Medway and Maidstone

John Darby

Like Vice President / Wimbledon Tickets 

Tom Defrates

Disability Tennis

Susan Finch

Junior County Teams and Training 

Tony Fisher

Kent Supporters Club - Finance

Luke House

Coaches Network 

Sarah Langford

Projects

Rosemary Lee

Kent Supporters Club - Admin

Clare Lilley

Projects

Matt Perfect

District Association - North Kent 

Sandi Procter

Workforce

John Ratcliffe

Club and Community Engagement

Graham Silvester

Publications and Website

Malcolm Smith

Chairman of the Board

Geoffrey Stephenson

Legal and Discipline

Graham Sutherland

District Association - Ashford 

Vanessa Webb

Press Officer / District Association - East Kent and Dover

Keely Wicks

Kent Inter-Club Leagues

Anna Wilson

Projects

Life President: Austin Smith 

Life Vice-Presidents: Roger Bottomley OBE, Denis Costelloe, Pauline Cox, Angela Darby, John Darby, John Povey, Stuart Smith OBE, Stephen Woodley

If you would like to get involved and be part of the Kent Council, we currently have vacancies for representative for Men's and Ladies and the 35s County Teams.  Please email Phil for more information

KENT BOARD

Malcolm Smith 

Chairman and Commercial Affairs

Sandi Procter

Workforce

Jason Baker

Administration and County Affairs

Nigel Jordan

Financial Affairs

John Ratcliffe

Clubs and Community Engagement 

Geoffrey Stephenson

Legal Affairs

Graham Silvester

Publicity and Communications / Disability Tennis

If you would like to get involved and be part of the Kent Board, we currently have vacancies for representative for County Teams and Performance Tennis.  Please email Phil for more information