USTA Awards:

Adaptive Tennis

January 1, 2017
<h2>USTA Awards:</h2>
<h1>Adaptive Tennis</h1>

PRESENTED AT

The USTA Tennis Development Workshop in the fall.

 

ELIGIBILITY AND CRITERIA

  • A program or an individual conducting a program has been active for a minimum of three consecutive years. 
  • The program of program leader has demonstrated continued excellence, dedicated and tennis-related service to those with physical and/or intellectual disabilities.

 

SELECTION PROCESS

Award recipient is selcted by a panel of members, including national USTA staff, who work with adaptive tennis.

 

TIMETABLE

Follows the Spring Awards Timetable - see Awards homepage for the Standard Timelines.

 

CONTACT:

Jackie Materasso (USTA Foundation)

 

HISTORY

Established in 2003, the award recognizes a program or program leader that has demonstrated continued excellence, dedicated and service in tennis for special populations. .

 

YEAR      RECIPIENT

 

2003      Eunice Kennedy Shriver

2004      Janet Lefkowitz

2005      Diana Love

2006      Professional Tennis Registry

2007      Orthotic and Prosthetic Assistance Fund

2008      Handi-Racket Tennis

2009      Special Populations

2010      Touch of Tennis, Jim Holt

2011        Tennis for Fun, Nathan and Judy Moore

2012-13   Omaha Tennis Buddies

2014       ACEing Autism

2015       San Diego District Tennis Association, Wounded Warrior Tennis Program

2016       Buddy Up Tennis, Inc. 

 

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