Committee Mandate

This committee’s mandate is to transform the Ottawa region’s junior tennis landscape to ensure tennis is accessible by all, with a clear pathway for developmental success. The pathway and toolkit to success employs creative approaches to competitive play, while striving for organizational excellence. We will strive to enable and support player commitment, performance and sportsmanship, while operating in a system built on cooperation for a common good.

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Committee Members

Jelena Bogojevic – Chair; NCTA Junior Chair; Communications lead
Steven Manashe – Parent Representative U12
Michael Paduch – Competitive Event Calendar lead and Jr. Development; Carleton Representative
Jeremy Gibbens-Schneider – Coach, Rideau Sports Center rep and event coordination
Carlo Zambri – Jr Development and event organization support; Noble Tennis School; previous OAC events director
Emilie Temmerman – Early programming, community outreach
Zhenya Kondratovski- OTA representative; grass roots and school tennis lead; event organization support
Gary Hawkes – Business Promotions and Sponsorships lead

Supported by the JTC Advisory Board:

Phil Johnson – NCTA President
Bhuvana Gopolan – Parent Representative U14 and U16 competitive; Regional Stats and Data
Maria Pierre-Noel – OTLBC representative
Dana Gerber – Parent Representative; event support