Our Tennis Committee


Our current President is Arlette Culshaw Mobile 0401 697 906

Arlette is a business owner and business development manager with Culshaw Miller Lawyers and has been a tennis committee member for 3 years. Arlette is dedicated to the club’s growth and development.

Email: arlette.culshaw@culshawmiller.com.au

Vice President

Oliver (Oli) Taylor Mobile 0481 880 259

Oli is a passionate tennis player and part of our Division 1 Saturday morning men’s team. Oli has played international tennis representing Blau-Gold Steglitz in Berlin. Oli is a Risk Analysist.

Email: otaylor1966@outlook.com


Joanne Rudd Mob: 0438 292 539

Not only is Joanne the tennis section secretary, she is also the President of Kensi Ladies’ Mid-week Tennis (Thursday Comp). She enjoys both the competitive and social sides of playing tennis at her local club.

Email: joannerudd@optusnet.com.au


John Lewis Mobile: 0402 890 616

John joined Kensington Gardens in 1994 and has had various roles continuously since, including President of the tennis section, Secretary, committee member and two stints as Tennis Treasurer. In addition, John was the Saturday morning teams competition manager for over 10 years. John plays competition tennis on Saturday mornings, currently in Division 2 doubles.

Email: johnviv7@bigpond.com

Committee Members

Dane Bennett (Club Coach) Mobile: 0412 182 646

Dane is the head of Tiger Tennis and the KGTC Professional Coach. Dane was one of South Australia’s top junior players. Dane coordinates his team of coaches for adult group and private coaching at the club and cardio tennis.

Email: danebennett@hotmail.com

Andrew Luxton Mob: 0439 937 118

Andrew is a CEO with a business development and marketing background. Andrew is an integral member of the committee providing the club with his expertise and business advice. Andrew also doesn’t mind a hit of tennis!

Email: ajluxton@bigpond.net.au

David Ogilvie Mob: 0400 255 693

David is an Aeronautical Design Engineer and President of the SPOC Tennis Club. David is a participation award winning tennis player.

Email: ogilvie.d.m@gmail.com

Rod Smith – Mob: 0400 721 140

Rod is one of the committee’s newest members. A consulting engineer and project manager, Rod is also a keen tennis player.

Email: mountosmond@gmail.com

Kerry Parker Mob: 0414 890 473

A retired Medical Practice Manager , Kerry now enjoys meeting with friends and playing tennis with our Tuesday morning women’s social set at KGTC and has been a member for 30 years! Kerry brings all those wonderful years of experience and history to the club committee.

Email: pkerry004@gmail.com

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