USTA Kansas


Tennis award

Each year, we honor the volunteers, organizations, programs and members who have done an outstanding job on the court and off to help promote our great sport. The 2022 USTA Kansas awards banquet will be held on Sunday, November 20, 2022. There will be an in-person meeting in the morning before the awards ceremony, which will be celebrated over brunch at Wichita Country Club. Exact times and more details to follow.


View the 2022 Awards Criteria. For additional information or to submit your nomination form, please contact Nick Schulte at schultenick@gmail.com.


The 2021 banquet honored the 2021 Award winners and was held Sunday, December 19, 2021 at the Wichita Country Club. You can view pictures from the event on the USTA Kansas Facebook page.


2022 Award Winners


Junior High Performance Player of the Year: Hitha Ganganala - Wichita & Amir Khicha - Wichita

Junior Emerging Players of the Year: Rylee Frye - Wichita, Dawson O'Donnell - Wichita * Oakley O'Donnell - Wichita



Junior Sportsmanship Awards

Girls 14s: Emme Strickland - Andover

Girls 16s: Francie Foster - Wichita

Girls 18s: Annabelle Tantemsomboon - Wichita

Boys 14s: Maddox Drumright - Wichita

Boys 16s: Carter Drumright - Wichita

Boys 18s: Jax Cornejo - Wellington


USTA Junior Team Tennis Organizer: Janet Glaser - Wichita

Outstanding Contributor to Youth Tennis Programs: Sara Rasmussen - Wichita

High School Coach of the Year: Simon Norman - Wichita

Outstanding Junior Tournament: McPherson June L6 - Janie Bremyer

Adult Player of the Year: Brittany Osborne - Topeka

Outstanding Contributor to USTA League Tennis: Dylan Jones - Newton

Outstanding Adult/Senior Tournament: The Jayhawk Open - Topeka Tennis Association

Tennis Family of the Year: The O'Donnell Family - Arkansas City

Outstanding Diversity Achievement: Nick Taylor - Wichita

Distinguished Service: Connie Robertson - Lecompton

Outstanding Official: Laura Norman - Wichita

Outstanding Community Tennis Association: Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation

Facility of the Year: Ralph Wulz Riverside Tennis Center - Wichita

Outstanding Member Organization: Sheldon Coleman Tennis Complex - Wichita    

Event of the Year: Wichita Tennis Open - Wichita


2021 Award Winners


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