USTA Awards:

Adaptive Tennis

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

PRESENTED AT

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.

 

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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