Missouri Valley / Heart Of America

Join Us in Congratulating the 2022 USTA Missouri Valley Award Winners

Sydney Hamilton | October 25, 2022

USTA Missouri Valley likes to honor those who do so much to advance tennis in the communities it serves. To recognize the excellence taking place within our district, as well as in USTA Missouri Valley, we celebrate the individuals, organizations, programs, and facilities that go above and beyond during the annual USTA Missouri Valley Awards.


We’re thrilled to share with you this year’s section award winners from USTA Heart of America! The following individuals will be recognized at the USTA Missouri Valley Conference on December 3, 2022:


Junior High-Performance Player of the Year (Male): Cooper Woestendick


Outstanding Contributor USTA League Tennis Program: Connie Bennett 

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Congratulations, Cooper and Connie, on your outstanding accomplishments this year! We’re so lucky to have you in our district, and we can’t wait to honor you at the awards ceremony.


To view the full list of section award winners, please click here.


We’d also like to take this time to thank all of you reading this for being part of USTA Heart of America. It’s been a wonderful year of tennis and camaraderie in our district, and it’s all because of you!




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