USTA MIDWEST

Awards

USTA Midwest  |  April 26, 2017
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USTA Midwest Section Awards

Each year the Section honors dedicated individuals and organizations for their service and support of the Section’s mission to grow, develop and service the sport of tennis.  Any individual may nominate a Midwest Section member or organization for an award; submission forms can be submitted through the online form, by email or mail. 

 

The following awards will be presented during the spring and summer of 2017 (applications are now closed):

 

USTA League Volunteer Award

Recognizes the USTA League volunteer that has provided leadership and has made a significant contribution to the growth and enhancement of USTA League play within their District and the USTA Midwest Section.

Online Form | Microsoft Word Form

 

USTA/NJTL Award

Recognizes the outstanding NJTL Chapter that has demonstrated continued excellence in recreational tennis. Criteria include: quality of on-court and off-court programming, interaction with local parks and recreation departments, and contributions to the local community.

Online Form | Microsoft Word Form

 

Cap Leighton Award

Recognizes the tennis teaching professional who contributes to tennis in his or her community beyond his livelihood.  This person gives freely in promoting involvement in tennis for players of all levels and ages, and assists in developing tennis programs and promoting participation.

Online Form | Microsoft Word Form

 

Frank Dowling Award

Recognizes an individual who has displayed outstanding attributes as a tennis official in the Section for at least five years.

Online Form | Microsoft Word Form

 

Fred Burns Award

Recognizes the journalist, sportscaster, newspaper, radio or television station which has contributed the most toward promoting tennis on the local, district or sectional level.

Online Form | Microsoft Word Form

 

Helen Shockley Award
Recognizes the outstanding 16 or 18-and-under age division female player from the Section for the highest standards of tennis accomplishments, character, conduct, sportsmanship and amateurism.

Online Form | Microsoft Word Form

 

Wallace R. Holzman, Sr. Award

Recognizes the outstanding 16 or 18-and-under age division male player from the Section for the highest standards of tennis accomplishments, character, conduct, sportsmanship and amateurism.

Online Form | Microsoft Word Form

 

Wheelchair Performance Award

Recognizes a volunteer, wheelchair player, tennis professional or coach who has made outstanding contributions and has demonstrated excellence in the sport of wheelchair tennis. This individual has shown evidence of dedication to improving, advancing and promoting wheelchair tennis in his or her community.

Online Form | Microsoft Word Form

 

CTA of the Year Award

Recognizes outstanding service rendered in the community served, and in the growth and development of the sport of tennis.

Online Form | Microsoft Word Form

 

Member Organization of the Year Award

Recognizes outstanding service by a member organization to its members and the game of tennis.

Online Form | Microsoft Word Form

 

 

Submissions for the following awards will open later this year and winners will be honored in early 2018 during the USTA Midwest Section Annual Meeting:

 

Mel Bergman Award

The USTA Midwest Section's most prestigious award, the Mel Bergman Award is given in recognition of continuous and distinguished service to the Section in an unselfish, dedicated manner for ten years or more. Mel Bergman, an extremely dedicated volunteer, was a President of the USTA Midwest Section who served on the USTA Executive Committee.

Online Form | Microsoft Word Form

 

Stanley Malless Award

The Stanley Malless Award is presented to a volunteer recognizing distinguished service in his or her district. The award honors an individual who has contributed to the development of tennis programs from the grass roots up for five years or more.

Online Form | Microsoft Word Form

 

Family of the Year Award

This award is presented to the family in the Section that has contributed the most toward tennis through the years. Family members are all involved in tennis, serving their local area or district in promoting and perpetuating the development of tennis on all levels.

Online Form | Microsoft Word Form

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