Workshop Faculty

Member of the year Award

January 1, 2017

PRESENTED AT

The Next Generation: A Tennis Innovation Workshop 

 

ELIGIBILITY

Must be a current USTA national trainer.

 

CRITERIA

A trainer who promotes the growth of tennis through exemplary on-court training, assists the national office with the direction of this program, and is very well connected with his/her section’s efforts. The USTA Workshop Faculty Member of the Year Award recognizes a trainer that goes above and beyond to train coaches  and to promote tennis through on-court workshops.

 

SELECTION PROCESS

Nominations are accepted from on-court training section contacts for any trainer in his/her section that they feel has met the eligibility requirement.

 

TIMETABLE

Follows the Fall Awards Timetable. See Awards homepage for standard timelines.

 

CONTACT:

Andy Dunscombe

 

HISTORY

The USTA Workshop Faculty Member of the Year Award was established in 2006.

 

YEARBOOK DESCRIPTION

USTA Recreational On-Court Training Workshops provide training and resources to coaches, instructors and parents working at the beginner to intermediate level in a group environment for players of all ages and populations, including special needs players. As a result of the workshop, coaches are armed with tools that will enable them to provide an informative and hands-on experience. The USTA recognizes a USTA national trainer who promotes the growth of tennis through exemplary on-court training, assists the national office with the direction of this program, and is very well connected with their Section’s efforts.

 

YEAR      RECIPIENT

 

2006       Butch Staples

2007       Mike Carter

2008       Tom Fey

2009       Butch Staples

2010       Rita Gladstone

2011       Rita Gladstone

2012       Not presented

2013       William Phillips

2014       Leah Friedman

2015       Bill Dopp

 

 

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