Details on the TROL System

Hi, My Name is Bruce Leister, and I have been utilising computers to process match results since I wrote my first Ladders program on a WANG 2200 in WANG Basic in 1979.

I am a tennis player and volunteer, who has been helping in Tennis Competition administration since 1987, and the current system, while of a commercial quality is made available at a "volunteer" rate to assist other volunteers.

I provide the software for a one-time installation/customisation price. There is an annual fee to cover this site's web-hosting costs, software licenses, and a small annual support fee.

Software bug fixes, and all minor enhancements are included in the annual support fee.

Additional support is also available on either an annual retainer, or a per incidence charge.

The software is a two part system:

  1. A Windows component to setup the season (competitions, sections, matches and players), and process results.
  2. A Web-based component to allow viewing of ladders, match results, player statistics, and also online match result entry.
    A Start of Season On-line Team Entry module is available, this feeds into a grading module, and loads directly into the season setup component.
    They utilise open source software, PHP and MySQL, together with various Javascript libraries, and PHP add-on classes.

The software has been written to assist Tennis Associations run competitions, and currently is used by Eleven (11) Tennis Associations in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

I can be contacted, in the first instance via troladmin @ trols.org.au