We strive to ensure that all children, young people and adults at risk are safeguarded from abuse and have an enjoyable tennis experience.

Everyone who is involved in tennis has a shared responsibility to support this by promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk.

More information on the LTA’s Safeguarding Strategy, how to report a concern, FAQ’s and Resources can be found on the LTA website

Dorset Tennis’ County Safeguarding Officer, Emma Plimmer, is available to offer advice and guidance.  Emma can be contacted on 07493 844260.

Stuart Parsons, the South West Regional Safeguarding Officer can also be contacted by e-mail, or mobile, 07872 046295.


if you have a concern or need to report anything, you can call:

  • the LTA on: 020 8487 7000 (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm) or
  • email the Safeguarding Team at

Outside of office hours then please call the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000.

Or, if someone is in immediate danger, call the police (999).

Please remember at all times, that doing nothing is NOT an option: report all concerns and disclosures as soon as possible.