August 29 2021
Congratulations to Andrew Baylis and Bruce Cleland who both were made life members of the Taranaki Tennis Association at last week's Annual General Meeting.
Both men are long-serving stalwarts of the game both off and on the court.
Andrew has been a TTA Board Member for 25 years, serving as chairman for 20 of
those. During this time he helped attract Davis Cup events to both New
Plymouth and Hawera from 2008-2011. Under his watch Taranaki successfully
bid for the 2009 University Games, with Andrew as tournament director.
Andrew has been tournament director/controller for the Taranaki Open for the
past 17 years. Andrew hails from
and was made a life member of the club in 2008 after many years of service as a
coach and president. He also won the volunteer award at the
Taranaki Sports Awards in 2011 and a Paddy Manu South Taranaki Sportsman of the
Year award in 2012.