I have been a captain of multiple teams each for almost a decade. I have brought in a lot of new USTA members, and had a lot of fun fielding teams that were about spreading playing time and having fun as well as making sure every court was competitive as possible. There is a lot more to it than one would imagine as a player. Rather than getting easier, each year it seems like it gets a little tougher to be a captain. I have cut down on the number of teams, number of leagues, etc. for the last couple of years, last year I captained one mens summer team. This year, I will very likely not be a captain at all. The straw that broke the camel's back is a local league ruling increasing my possible match travel diameter to over 100 miles this winter, with another possible site 75 miles away, and two others 50 miles. (I am fairly central in the local league, there are 5 indoor clubs within 15 miles) Shortening player registration windows down to a week, large minimum rosters, no organized new player draft/team advertisement help, increasing fees, playoffs dominating scheduling/flight arrangements, etc. have slowly made my life as a captain miserable. My questions and complaints to the league coordinator are completely ineffective, and often unanswered. The leagues seem to have changes every year, with little notice or warning. Did I get to 10? How does anyone stand being a captain these days?