Burnside Park Tennis Club

336 Avonhead Road

PO Box 31-017, Ilam


Tel. 03 358 3272

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Daniel Hyndman
David James
Bruce McDowell
David Mitchell (Immediate Past-President)
Gillian Smeith
David Thomson
Stacey Winks
Club Administrator
Jeff Brightwell
Head Coach

 Jeff was a top 10 NZ junior (reached No. 2 at 14) before moving to senior tennis where he played no.1 for Cashmere for many seasons.

He joined Burnside Park Tennis in 2016 after 24 years coaching overseas in London, Germany and in Spain.  He worked at the German clay court club Alzey, helping to take it from humble beginnings to the Super Club it is today.   

Jeff works with players of all ages and abilities.   He can be contacted at 021 182 7189 or
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David Thomson
Bruce McDowell
Gillian Smeith
Mid-week Captain

 Gillian has been a member of the Burnside club for more than 15 years.  She is highly organised and loves to keep mid-week tennis ticking along so everyone not only enjoys the competition but also the social activities that often go with it.

contact our mid-week captain

Mary Dollin
Richard Wild
Saturday Captain