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AWARDS

EVE KRAFT COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

NOMINATE A VOLUNTEER FOR THE 2014 EVE KRAFT AWARD!-
Thank you for your submissions the 2014 Application process is now closed!
 
PRESENTED AT
USTA Tennis Development Workshop
 
ELIGIBILITY
The Eve Kraft USTA Community Service Award honors volunteer tennis leaders for significant contributions made to tennis development in their respective communities. Nominations must cover the following areas: description of tennis programs in the community, USTA programs implemented, depth of involvement, innovative programming ideas, ability to inspire and motivate others, impact of the program(s) on the community, involvement with other civic organizations and association with USTA section/district.
 
CRITERIA
Persons who have made significant contributions over a long period of time to tennis development in their communities. Candidates must have at least four consecutive seasons of actual, "hands on" field work in the community and must be nominated by two people familiar with their work.
 
SELECTION PROCESS
Applications are sent by the USTA office to section offices for distribution to leaders of the USTA NJTL programs, Community Tennis Associations and parks and recreation departments. Applications are returned to the USTA office. The USTA Community Tennis Association Committee selects the recipients. The goal is to give the Eve Kraft Award to the most outstanding volunteer of the year. Those nominees not selected this year should consider re-submitting nominations in the future. The section office is contacted before the recipients are notified
 
CONTACT:
Ben Meyerson
USTA Community Tennis Development Committee
70 West Red Oak Lane
White Plains, NY 10604
meyerson@usta.com

HISTORY
The award was established in 1974 to honor persons for outstanding field work in recreational tennis.
 
YEARBOOK DESCRIPTION
The USTA Community Service Award was established in 1974 to honor persons for outstanding field work in recreational tennis.  It was renamed the Eve Kraft USTA Community Service Award in 2001.  The award is given for significant contributions by individuals actively involved in tennis development through community tennis associations, parks and recreation departments, schools, or community centers.
 
PAST WINNERS:

1974
Jim Feaster and Doc Gittens
Stan Gibson
Mildred Southern

1975
Chris Beck
Jeanne McLaughlin
Erich Werner

1976
Fran Jennings
Virginia Glass
Denton Johnson

1977
Helene Hensel
Bob Curtis
Ken Carter

1978
Amy Yee
Arthur Richards
John Drew Smith
Donald Mercer
Christopher Scott
James Knarr
James A. Smith

1979
John Wilkerson
James Reffkin
Barbara Gallagher

1980
Barbara Wynne
Betty Rodgers
Brother George Roth

1981
Arvelia Myers
C.R. "Bob" Mapes
Charles "Chick" Messbarger

1982
David A. Markin
Shigesh Wakida 
Bea Massman

1983
Larry Hampton
Charles Arnold
Dan Hildebrant

1984
Hector L. Rodrigues Diaz
Donald Grensted
Pamela Simpson

1985
J.W. "Bill" Connelly
Jim Flynn
Patti Kelly

1986
Skip Hartman
Diane Reynolds
Lynda Moseley

1987
Henry Cox III
Jim Fout
Dode Lipton
Oscar Sebastian
David Sixt
Roland "Dutch" Wilde

1988
Tom Mortimer
Julia A. Levering
Denis Quilligan
Eugene St. Martin
Bill Gill
Kenneth Hiatt
Harold McCollum
Jerry Peach
Dexter Fong
Jim Wright

1989
Lloyd Dillon
Donna Floyd Fales
Roger Knight
Henry Harris
Doug Menke
Jim Murphy

1990
Kathy Willette
Patricia Thompson
John Hopkins
Rosemary Darben
Elsie Helme
Colonel Claude Sturm

1991
Dave Beerman
Alex Johnson
Faith Jolley
Marcia Rodriguez
Neil Schilke
George Wallis
Tom Vozenilek

1992
Andrew Alexander
Samuel N. Burroughs
Scott Harrison
Mary Hatfield
Larry Kirkpatrick
Clare Lahey

1993
Jeffery Dong
Matt Krajewski
James Lewis
Perry Lin
Bill Ralf

1994
Jimmie "Doc" Horne
Mark Manning
James O’Neill
Helen Petersen
Joseph Seibel
Chuck Sanchelli

1995
Everett "B.B." Brown
Ernest Greene
Nancy Morgan
Sheila Pollard
Marie "Licky" Randolph
Terry Stewart

1996
Ulysses "Pete" Brown
Steve Doerrer
Janet Lefkowitz
Roland Roos
Judy Stark
Wesley Towner

1997
Barbara Fackel
Stanley Nagamatsu
James Richardson
Dawn Stevens
Rick Ward

1998
Tom Breece
Linda Cobbs
Bonni Sue Hickson
Carol Osborne Reed
Gene Thompson

1999
Marilyn Atkinson
Brent Frueh
Bennita Givens
Edward Hubbs
Mike Van Zutphen
Frederick B. Wells

2000
Not Awarded This Year

2001
Phil Bentancourt
L. LaMont Bryant
Lloyd J. Dillon
Delores B. Jackson
Williams J. Kellogg
Gwen Ramras

2002
William Jacobson
Kathy Kim
Patty Mraz
Harry Shur
Carol Tolson
Johnny Van Session

2003
Jeff D. Horn
Anne Krupp
Clare Maisel
Simon A. Menchaca
Susan V. Selke
Joe White

2004
Christy Balsiger
Kerry Blum
Valerie Kreger
Yvette Marshall
Mark Platt
Lance Turner

2005
Ricardo Fulgencio
Phyllis Greene
Jay Massart
Sherry Nordahl
Shirley Ruane
Robert Tapia

2006
Jake Agna
David Dantzer
Lena Elliott
Samuel Hopkins
Mary Moore
Darrel Thompson

2007
Bonnie Sue Duncan
Cassandra Goodell
David Hartsek
Dee Henry
Emily Schaefer
Peggy Tice
 
2008
Nancy Horowitz
Suzanne Jollensten
Jamie Kaplan
Bob Phelps

2009
Hank Merges
Bill Humes
 
2010
Helen Moser Petersen
Bev Taylor
Brenda Gilmore

2011
Cindy Harkins
 
2012-13
Celia Rehm
 
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