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 Traralgon Table Tennis Association Committee

President: Mark Strini, Secretary: Rob Thompson, Treasurer: Leonie Degnan

Don Milner, Henry Franssen,  Kerri Thompson, Anton Fullerton, Jenny Tulau, Guri Soni and Jason Comrie.

This hard working group of people meet at the club on the first Monday evening of each month. Along with the regular maintenance duties of paying the bills and working out competition logistics, this group is dedicated to planning improvement in all aspects pertaining to the association’s premises and membership. New committee members from the association’s membership are welcome to come along and participate in any capacity they can.



COVID-19 stops all play as Victoria goes into quarantine. Old toilets demolished. Renovations begun and finalised end of July. Thanks to Strini Builders and TTTA President Mark Strini and Secretary Rob Thompson.


Planning  the stadium upgrade. We are contributing $50,000 and LVA are contributing $200,000. Very excited.


Plans and negotiations continue between TTTA Committee and Latrobe Valley Authority for major upgrade of facilities.


Most info is now communicated through our Traralgon Table Tennis Facebook page including pictures.

2016 Dec

Spring Comp finalised with our President Mark Strini being top player in Division One and some Christmas cheer around the supper and awards presentation.

2016 Oct

Doug Shoer turned 80. Seniors celebrated with presents and cake. Doug dedicates so much time and energy to TTTA. We would be lost without him.

2016 Sept

Traralgon vs Wonthaggi Inter-city competition. A lot of fun by all participants. Wonthaggi brought 6 teams over and although they won the top 2 divisions, Traralgon won the remainding 4. Can’t wait to do it again.

2016 Sept

AGM finalised. Anton Fullerton steps down from President. New President is Mark Strini. Congrats. Committee welcomes Leonie Degnan, Jason Comrie and Peter Riggall and farewells Doug Shoer.

2016 Sept

Successful end to the 2016 Winter Seniors Comp. Spring Comp to begin after school holidays.

2016 Aug

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS. Much thanks to Cory Berkhout for running the event again. Mick Warr successfully defended his title of Traralgon Mens Champion once again and Leonie Degnan taking Womens Champion.

2016 Apr

Congratulations to Geoff Fullard of Traralgon KeenAgers Table Tennis who has notched up an amazing ONE THOUSAND sessions.

2016 Jan

YAY!!! The new Gerflor Taraflex Table Tennis flooring (developed with the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is laid in the main stadium providing better stability and impact absorption for all members into the club’s future. Thanks again to Latrobe City Council for their financial assistance and the tireless work of the TTTA Committee.

2015 Dec

Anton & Kerri spent an afternoon with kids from Stockdale Rd Primary School drumming up new Juniors for next year.

2015 Nov

Junior Championship won by Jackson Landy with runner-up Trenthan Gillespie. Jackson also receives the Andrew Wilson Perpetual Shield.

2015 Sept

New FEES page added to website. Bank details available. See here.

2015 Sept

Winter Finals held 16th Sept. Pictures here.

2015 Sept

AGM held 14 Sept. New Treasurer Cory Berkhout. Big thank you to David North for 15 years of service as club’s treasurer.

2015 July

2015 TTTA Men’s and Women’s Club Championships held. Mick Warr and Helen Procak defend their titles. See pictures.

2015 May

The Latrobe City Council has allocated $65,000 for new flooring in its Recreational Services Master Plan. The committee is delighted and has been working hard for this for several years.

2015 Mar

Awards Night for Autumn Comp and FUNDRAISER for Steve & Honey Boyd and family. All players and ex-players invited for a doubles competition.

2015 Feb

Country Championships at MSAC Melbourne this year 13-15 June. All registered Traralgon players are encouraged to participate and represent your club. The cost is $40 and that gives you a free Traralgon players shirt plus full registration for the long weekend. Contact Anton or Doug now!!!


Continuing to work with Harold Preston Park users group and Latrobe City Council to secure new refurbishment funding.

2014 Sep

Thanks to Steve Boyd for his wonderful carpentry skills in repairing some of the floorboards in the stadium.

2014 Aug

Working Bee by Committee to clean toilet areas, fix court nets, erect new tables and general maintenance.

2014 June

Contrbuted and assisted in raising $471 for Cancer Council charity with a morning tea hosted by our Keenagers. Thanks Shirley Thorn.

2014 June

Purchased 13 new bats for loan to ‘Come & Try’ players. These will compliment the new bat & ball box made by Cory Berkhout.

2014 May

Three new championship quality Stiga Expert Roller tables purchased completing the refurbishment of all the tables in both stadiums.

2014 April

Secured Vic Active Clubs Grant to assist with new TT tables purchase.

2014 March

Planning refurbish of Stadium Facilities, Entrance, Carparking, Toilets, Flooring and entry to New Stadium with the Harold Preston Reserve Development Committee and Latrobe City Council.

2014 Feb

Seniors, Juniors and KeenAgers all playing for 2014 competitions.

2013 Oct

TTTA Junior Chamionship won by Jackson Landy (U18) and (U15). Congratulations!

2013 Sept

Annual General Meeting. New President Anton Fullerton elected. The Committee also welcomes new members Brent Causon and Steve Boyd who have been running the Senior Comp this year.

2013 Aug

Committee provides funds to support Traralgon members Mick Warr and Alan Cooper who are both representing us and Victoria in the Veterans National Championships in Darwin 7-14 September. Facebook page :

2013 Aug 7

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS. Much thanks to Cory Berkhout for running the event again. Mick Warr successfully defended his title of Traralgon Champion once again. Click here for pictures.

2013 July

2 Teams entered from Traralgon to Country Week Championships. Our 2nd team won a 2nd place. Congratulations to all participants.

2013 July

Committee endorses ITTF service rules for Traralgon Association. All members are obliged to comply with correct legal serves in competition.

2013 June

Shirley Thorn organises Big Morning Tea for cancer research with the Keenagers. Committee matches combined donations.

2013 May

Successful Inter-City tournament with Bairnsdale. Combined Seniors and Keenagers Tournaments on the same day at Bairnsdale who put on lunch for all our players and a small cheer squad. Traralgon won the day.

2013 May

Secretary Rob Thompson applies for and receives 2 VicTalent grants  from the State Sports and Rec. Dept. to assist the juniors in training. $1000.

2013 Apr

Keenagers get a section of the web page dedicated to them.

2013 Apr

Inter-City Tournament announced between Traralgon and Bairnsdale. Date Sat 18 May 2013. Contact Anton Fullerton by email  -

2013 Apr

Names NEED to be in for Winter Comp that will commence May 1st/8th

2013 Mar

Autumn Comp wrapped up successfully. Thanks to all Competition Coordinators - Don Milner, Kerri & Rob Thompson, Brent Causon, David North & Steve Boyd.

2013 Jan

Monday Night Practise sessions begin mid-late January Compeition begins early 2nd week of Feb. Make sure your name is registered for the Autumn Pennant.l

2012 Dec

Spring Pennant Grand Final & Christmas Parties for Juniors, Seniors & Keenagers. Great food and fun raffles. Thanks again Jan North.

2012 Oct

The new Franklin Street bridge over Traralgon Creek is finished after 9 months rebuilding. Easier access to TTTA!

2012 Oct

AGM well attended. New president elected Cory Berkhout. Rod McLean and Kane Armistead standing down from the committee leaving positions for new members Geoff Lawn and Jefferson Daniel.

2012 Sept

The Committee began negotiations with Council for better parking facilities, driveway access and outdoor lighting or reflectors at drive.

2012 Sept

Senior Winter Comp successfully finalised 12 Sept. See results and pictures on Photos pages.

2012 Aug

Veterans Comp comes to an end. Thanks to Don Milner for a very successful and enjoyable competition in 5 grades.

2012 Aug

Club Championships 8th August. Mick Warr defended his title of Men’s Club Champion against brother Steve Warr. Leonie Degnan wins title of Women’s Club Champion from Sheila Whitehead.

2012 June

The Stadium roof replaced by Latrobe Shire. No more leaks?

2012 May

Rob Thompson (TTTA Secretary) awarded the Phil Shelley Award for services to Table Tennis at the Gippsland Sports Academy Awards night. A great honour and well deserved. Special mention was also given to Kerri Thompson’s work with TT Juniors.

2012 April

Automatic sensing lighting installed for safety and security.

2012 Feb

Work started on Franklin St bridge replacement. Members need to travel West down Davidson St to get to TTTA.

2012 Jan

Tallied fundraising for Christmas Raffle etc organised by the wonderful Jan North. $2000 towards cost of defibrillator. Woo Hoo!

2012 Jan

Stadium floors lacquered. Many thanks to Henry Franssen, Roger Thorn, Doug Schoer, Corey Berkhout & Anton Fullerton.

2011 Dec

Stadium floors sanded. Huge thanks to Don Milner with assistance from Roger Thorn, Noel Burns. Doug Schoer & Corey Berkhout.

2011 Oct

Purchase of the defibrillator in case of emergency. Thanks to Corey Berkhout for pushing this project

2011 Sept

First training session of the Gippsland Junior Development Squad (a conduit to the Gippsland Sports Academy Table Tennis Squad).

2011 Aug

Replacement of all 200 fluorescent tubes and starters. Thank you to Rino Metlikovek, Warrick Landy, Anton Fullerton, Corey Berkhout, Doug Schoer & Rob Thompson.

2011 Aug

Replacement and fitting of court dividing nets in both stadiums.

2011 July

Purchase of the new club TV & computer.

2011 July

Completion of kitchen make-over. Special thanks to Mark Strini and Latrobe City Shire.

2011 April

Dedication Shields and the new Andrew Wilson Memorial Shield have now been placed in the stadium for display. Thanks to Rob & Kerri Thompson and Doug Schoer.

2011 March

TTTA Website created. Thanks to Anton Fullerton.

2009 - 2010

Liaison with Gippsland Associations, TTV, GSA and Olympic coach Alois Rosario to form the Gippsland Sports Academy Table Tennis Squad


Mark Strini

President - Mark Strini

Leonie Degnan

Treasurer - Leonie Degnan

Anton Fullerton

Website, IT and VP - Anton Fullerton

Henry Franssen

Henry Franssen

Guri Soni

Guri Soni

Rob Thompson

 Secretary - Rob Thompson

Don Milner

Keenagers - Don Milner

Kerri Thompson1

 Kerri Thompson

Jason Comrie

 Jason Comrie

Jenny Tulau 1

    Jenny Tulau