January 1, 2017
The Next Generation: A Tennis Innovation Workshop
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.
Award recipient is selcted by a panel of members, including national USTA staff, who work with adaptive tennis.
Follows the Spring Awards Timetable - see Awards homepage for the Standard Timelines.
Jackie Materasso (USTA Foundation)
Established in 2003, the award recognizes a program or program leader that has demonstrated continued excellence, dedicated and service in tennis for special populations.
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.