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Mike Hindson awarded Life Membership

posted 15 Nov 2015, 19:30 by Doncaster Tc   [ updated 15 Nov 2015, 19:35 ]
Mike joined the Doncaster Tennis Club in 1994 so has been a member for twenty one years.

Mike was elected onto the Committee of Management in 1998.Except for a two year gap in 2001/2002 he has served continuously for eighteen years in various capacities. In 1999/2000 he was House & Grounds co-ordinator.

In 2004 he took on Membership Secretary which he has diligently done for the last ten years till 2014. In 2005 until 2009 he was Night Tennis Convenor, also serving as Vice President in 2006/2007, then President until 2012 when he became Vice President for 2013/2014 then re-elected President in 2014 until now and we hope for many years to come!

In summary, Mike has been:

General Committee member 3 years

House & Grounds Co-ordinator 2 years

Night Tennis Convenor 4 years

Membership Secretary 10 years

Vice President 3 years

President 6 years

He has obviously held many of these positions at the same time.

Mike has played Saturday Seniors competition continuously since he joined and night tennis for twelve years from 2000.

One of Mike’s greatest assets to the Club has been his negotiation skills with Council especially with the re-surfacing of courts 9, 10 & 11 in 2013 and liaising with Council over a myriad of problems. Recently he has been meeting with Council about our Refurbishments to be done in 2016.

Mike has been involved with House & Grounds for the last fifteen years with court & surrounds maintenance, organising & attending working bees, meeting tradesmen, attending to Emergencies such as court flooding & failure of Clubhouse amenities. He works diligently to keep the Club running smoothly for all the members.

Mike has always supported all social and fundraising events throughout his membership of the Club.

Jill Morrison