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Students channel their Wimbledon spirit with event volunteering

Students channel their Wimbledon spirit with event volunteering 

A number of our students have been working and volunteering to support a range of major tennis events across the British grass court season.

Head of Tennis at the University, Jack, has spent time training students and seeking out opportunities for tennis enthusiasts to get more involved in the action with on the ground support in Birmingham and beyond.

Two tennis students standing in front of spectator seats
Tennis Activator

A student volunteer states:

 

‘Thank you for organising the volunteering at the tennis last week, I had a great time working with the other assistants and I had a good chance to develop my coaching and also learn how a large tournament is run.’

Highlights include:

 

  • 12 activation zone Volunteers at the Rothesay classic in Birmingham

 

  • 30 ground staff at the Rothesay classic

 

  • Queens club

 

  • Wimbledon catering and grounds staff

 

Student stood infront of spectator seats in stadium

Congratulations to the tournament winners Yulia Putintseva (Rothesay classic) and Tommy Paul (Cinch Championships). Many of the club will be following the Wimbledon action across the next week!