LTA Chief Executive Resigns

January 13, 2017


Michael Downey has resigned from his role as Chief Executive of the Lawn Tennis Association.

 The Canadian, who has been in his role for three years, will serve his six-month notice period before taking up a new role with Tennis Canada.

 Downey will remain in place until after Wimbledon 2017, before handing over to his successor.

 “I’ve been honoured to have led the LTA over the last three years,” he said.

“I am hugely proud of the foundations the team at the LTA have laid in order to turn participation in Britain’s beloved sport around. “

He added: “It’s an exciting time for tennis in this country and I look forward to the next six months, maintaining the momentum we’ve built in our continued mission to get more people playing tennis, more often.”