Missouri Valley / Kansas

USTA Kansas 2020 Award Winners

Kendra Wicks | November 02, 2020

Congratulations to our 2020 USTA Kansas Award winners! USTA Kansas is proud to recognize these outstanding community members for their dedication to growing the game of tennis. 


Adult Recreational Player of the Year

Don Eccles, Topeka


Junior Emerging Players of the Year

Girls 14’s Anna Jittawait, Andover

Girls 18’s Kira McGrown, Wichita


Boys 14s Paul Jittawait, Andover

Boys 18’s Frank Reyes, Wichita


Junior Sportsmanship Awards

Girls 12’s Mia Jaramillo, Wichita

Girls 14’s Elise Richardson, Augusta

Girls 14’s Emma Richardson, Augusta

Girls 18’s Sophia Majors, Wichita


Boys 12’s Andrew Chan, 

Boys 14’s Adam Everett, Winfield

Boys 16’s Drew Friesen,

Boys 18’s Shaemus Cowan, Wichita


Distinguished Service

Bob Keeshan, Topeka


High School Coach of the Year

Jane Posch, Parsons


Outstanding Contributor to Youth Tennis Programs

Sara Rasmussen, Wichita


USTA Junior Team Tennis Organizer

Janet Glaser, Wichita


Outstanding Contributor to USTA League Tennis

Bob Bundy, Topeka


Outstanding Community Tennis Association

Topeka Tennis Association


Outstanding Official

John Seal, Pittsburg


Event of the Year

Community National Bank 46th Annual Tennis Classic Tournament

Independence, Kansas

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