Each year the District honors dedicated individuals and organizations for their service and support of the District’s mission to grow, develop and service the sport of tennis. Any individual may nominate a Mid-South member or organization for an award; online submission forms are below. The deadline to submit nominations is October 1, 2021.
- JTT Sportsmanship
- Junior Female Player of the Year
- Junior Male Player of the Year
- Adult Male Player of the Year
- Volunteer of the Year
- Family of the Year
- USTA League Captain
- USTA League Captain
- USTA League Player
- Coach of the Year
- CTA of the Year
The following awards will be presented during the USTA Mid-South Illinois Annual Meeting in November.
Family of the Year Award
This award is presented to the family in the Mid-South Illinois Tennis Association 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.
Volunteer of the Year Award
This award recognizes an individual that exhibits distinguished, unselfish, and dedicated service to the Mid-South Illinois Tennis Association. The award especially honors the individual who has contributed to the development of tennis from the grass roots up for five years or more.
Teaching Professional 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.
Coach of the Year Award
This award is to recognize the coach who has contributed the most to his community, promoting and developing tennis for all ages and levels.
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.
CTA of the Year Award
Recognizes outstanding service rendered in the community served, and in the growth and development of the sport of tennis.
Recognizes the journalist, sportscaster, newspaper, radio or television station which has contributed the most toward promoting tennis on the local, district or sectional level.
If you have questions about the awards or need a print (Word) application, please contact Patricia Bramlet at email@example.com.
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