January 1, 2017
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.
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.