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To view the 2022 awards criteria please click here.  

This year’s USTA St. Louis Awards Celebration Dinner will be held Saturday, November 12, beginning at 5:00 p.m. 

  • Advance registration and payment required, no walk-ins can be accommodated - all are welcome! 
  • For complete details including pricing, dress code and more follow this link: 2022 AWARDS DINNER REGISTRATION
  • Please send any questions to director@ustastl.com.  

 

2022 Award Winners

 

Junior Player/Provider Awards

 

Junior Team Tennis Organizer  

Emily Cimarolli 

 

Outstanding Contributor to Youth Progression           

Creve Coeur Racquet Club 

  

Outstanding Contributor to Youth High Performance  

Melisa Lemus 

 

High School Coach of the Year   

David Lipe 

 

Outstanding Junior Tournament 

Alton Junior 6-Hour 

  

Emerging Player of the Year  

Johnny Curran / Grace Leitner 

  

Judy Dippold Player of the Year   

Preston Achter / Amber Yin 

  

Junior Sportsmanship BG10  

Eshan Rahman / Kharis Bedenbaugh 

  

Junior Sportsmanship BG12  

Pranav Madamanchi / Dia Kannan 

  

Junior Sportsmanship BG14  

Shaan Patel / Adelyn Gross 

  

Junior Sportsmanship BG16  

Jasper Schmidt / Angela Chen 

  

Junior Sportsmanship BG18

Danny Radke / Rachel Li 

 

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Adult Player/Provider Awards 

  

Facility of the Year   

Dwight Davis Tennis Center 

  

Member Organization of the Year  

Forest Lake Tennis Club 

  

Outstanding Community Tennis Association  

Franklin County Community Tennis Association 

  

Adult Recreational Player of the Year   

Sanjeev Kamat / Barb Criner 

  

Adult Player of the Year  

Michael Lesko / Kelly Johnston 

  

Outstanding Contributor to League Tennis  

Sam Shouldis / Anne Ross 

 

Mary Vassar Adult Sportsmanship 

Miranda Lopez 

 

Outstanding Volunteer of the Year 

Shelley Fridley

Amy Fikes 

 

Tennis Family of the Year  

The Gross/Stauffer Family

  

Outstanding Event of the Year 

Woodie Classic 

 

Outstanding Adult/Senior Tournament  

Sam Graf Adult Open 

  

Outstanding Official  

Michael Reichman 

 

Outstanding Diversity Achievement  

Mark Zolman & Brian Kirk 

 

Distinguished Service  

Mary Vassar 

  

President's Award  

It’s a surprise! (to be announced on November 12)

 

Click here for the list of 2021 award winners.

 

Click here for the full list of USTA Missouri Valley Section award winners.

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