2020 USTA Eastern

Tennis Conference Awards

September 26, 2019

The nomination window for the 2020 awards has closed. Learn more and register for the 2020 Eastern Tennis Conference.


USTA Eastern will honor exceptional section leaders on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Annual Awards Dinner during the Eastern Tennis Conference. 


Individuals and organizations may be nominated for more than 20 awards, including Tennis Woman of the Year, Tennis Man of the Year, Tennis Family of the Year and Member Organization of the Year. 


You may submit more than one nomination if you would like. On the form, we ask that you give us some brief biographical information on the nominee and a short explanation outlining why the nominee deserves to be recognized. This information is very important to the selection process and will only take a few minutes to complete. USTA Eastern will provide dinner for the award recipient and one additional guest.



Click here for a list of all awards and their official descriptions.

Click here to look back at all of our award winners in each category since 1998.




1) Nominee should be a member of USTA Eastern.


2) Nominee must be active in volunteering in some or all of the following:

  • Serving as a volunteer in fostering tennis at any level of USTA Eastern in such activities as conducting tournaments
  • Developing and/or sustaining junior and adult programs
  • Holding office(s) at the various levels of USTA Eastern
  • Volunteer coaching
  • Competing in tennis
  • Enriching the game of tennis in other related activities  


Individual Awards

  • Tennis Woman of the Year
  • Leslie J. FitzGibbon Tennis Man of the Year
  • Tennis Family of the Year 
  • Louise Cilla Award
  • George Seewagen Award
  • Umpire Service Award
  • Virginia and Chuck Landis High School Coach of the Year
  • Fran Osei Community Service Award
  • Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award
  • Clinician of the Year
  • Press Service Award
  • Service to/People with Disabilities Award
  • USTA League Award
  • Junior Team Tennis Award
  • 10 and Under Tennis Award
  • Tournament Director of the Year
  • Ron Smyth Parent Sportsmanship Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award 


Organization Awards

  • Member Organization of the Year

  • Corporate Service Award

  • Collegiate Award 


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