USTA New Hampshire
USTA New Hampshire is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the development and enjoyment of tennis throughout the state of New Hampshire. USTA NH is run by a volunteer board directors and each one is passionate about the game of tennis. The organization's mission is to promote tennis, and award grants to help NH organizations and schools initiate and grow tennis programs. By developing instructional programs and league play for people of all ages, people in New Hampshire can enjoy a lifetime of tennis. Take a look around our new site and join in the fun, the lifetime game of tennis!
Board of Directors
Adam Hirshan- President, Board of Directors: firstname.lastname@example.org
Adam Hirshan is
After receiving a bachelor's degree in International Relations from Tufts University in 1979, Hirshan began a career in journalism as a cub reporter in northern New Hampshire that took him to Washington, DC, to work for Voice of America as a broadcaster, writer, producer
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y.,
Hirshan lives in Gilford, NH, on Lake Winnipesaukee, with his wife Elaine, who is also active in USTA League tennis. They have four grown daughters, who all enjoy recreational tennis and bring their rackets to family reunions.
Jeffrey Siegel- email@example.com
Jeffrey Siegel is a retired school administrator. He worked for the Concord, NH school district for over 30 years and prior to that the UNH Extension Service. He has been on the USTA NH Board since 2014.
He was not a serious tennis player until after his children began playing. Jeff has been fortunate to play on a variety of teams (men’s, mixed, over 40, and over 55) through the years, as well as competed in USTA tournaments. He’s been to Nationals once (the year it was held in Hawaii!) He was half of the #1, 4.0 doubles team in New England many years ago (thanks Dave Page!) He currently plays out of Algonquin Tennis Center in Hooksett, and the Bow Brook Club in Concord.
Jeff is involved in USTA New England. He is a member of the Board’s Nominating
Siegel is a native of
He resides in Bow, NH with his wife Susan. They have 2 adult married children and recently became grandparents.
Bruce Leibig- firstname.lastname@example.org
Bruce has played USTA League Tennis since 2001, serving five years as team captain. In 2012 Bruce returned to play USTA senior tournaments. Earlier, as a member of the San Diego County Tennis Umpires Association, Bruce officiated at the professional, collegiate, and local levels, rising to USTA Chair Umpire. For three seasons he worked with World Team Tennis as linesperson and umpire.
Bruce grew up in central Pennsylvania. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of North Texas and an M.A. from the University of California, San Diego. He became interested in the computer as a problem-solving tool and became proficient in programming. With partners, Bruce founded
Diane Phelps- email@example.com
Diane is the founder and a board member of Granite State Kids, CTA (Community Tennis Organization). Granite State Kids was organized in 2002 with
Diane enjoys playing tennis at the USTA League level.
Diane works at Macy’s as an Inc. Specialist. She also operates a family business, Berkshire Gold, which produces maple syrup.
At the University of Vermont, Diane earned a Bachelor of Science degree. She has resided in Bedford for 28 years. Her three children were raised in Bedford where her two daughters played varsity high school tennis.
Diane is PTR certified. (Professional Tennis Registry)
Melissa Salmon- firstname.lastname@example.org
A member of the USTA NH board for over 10 years, Melissa's focus is USTA leagues and general business.
Melissa organized the NH Evening Women's League in 2000 and continues as the co-coordinator today. She is an avid league player and has captained several teams over the years. She recently captained the NH "Wild Women" team sponsored by the town of Bedford. The team that moved on to NE 2013 Ladies 4.0 Sectional Champions in Connecticut and from there advanced to the USTA Nationals in Tuscon, Arizona last October.