With the launch of Curro Tennis, Caylix Sport is taking its role in the promotion and growth of tennis to the next level.
Curro Holdings, together with Jared Temlett and Caylix Sport, aim to achieve this by establishing high performance centres at Curro schools across the country. Jared Temlett will take responsibility for the tennis aspect of the programme. Caylix Sport, a Stellenbosch based company recognised expert in sport development and sport management services, and will take responsibility of the management part of the programme.
This private sector initiative that will aim to create and support well-rounded players that are technically, tactically and mentally superior, while at the same time create a strong Curro Tennis brand. The programme aspires to provide fit-for-purpose tennis coaching to players of any background, ability and age. Curro Tennis aim to create world-class tennis facilities locally, regionally and nationally to support the programme, and establish a sustainable and profitable tennis business model.
“I want to inspire and develop as many tennis players as possible regardless of their goals,” said Temlett, Coaching Director of Curro Tennis. "The Curro Tennis model will be a national leader in developing young talent in South African. I am so excited about this project; we have all the ingredients be the privatised version of a National Tennis Centre in this country. With Curro as an entity right behind us, we have the necessary funding and facilities to make this dream a certain reality."
During 2016 Curro Tennis will be established at selected schools in KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape. Curro Tennis programmes commenced in July 2016 at Curro Hillcrest, Ballito, Newcastle, Newcastle Meridian (all KZN), and Curro Sitari (Western Cape). We will be rolling out into selected schools, including Gauteng schools, from January 2017. As we develop, our future goals will be to continue growing the Curro Tennis Academies into all Curro schools.