On-Court Trainer of the Year
Workshop Faculty Member of the Year Award
The Next Generation: A Tennis Innovation Workshop
Must be a current USTA national trainer.
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.
Nominations are accepted from on-court training section contacts for any trainer in his/her section that they feel has met the eligibility requirement.
Follows the Fall Awards Timetable. See Awards homepage for standard timelines.
The USTA Workshop Faculty Member of the Year Award was established in 2006.
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.
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