New England

Naoufal Houmairy Named

PTR Massachusetts Member of the Year


February 5, 2020

Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next week during the PTR International Tennis Symposium.  The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis coaches, is will be held February 10-13, on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina


Naoufal Houmairy, of Boston, Massachusetts, has been named PTR Member of the Year for the State.  This award is presented to a member who has shown dedication and diligence in promoting and supporting tennis and PTR.  A native of Casablanca Morocco, Houmairy moved to Boston in 1999, and proudly calls it home today.  


As Director of Junior Tennis at the Dedham Health & Athletic Complex (DHAC), Houmairy runs an academy for junior players.  The program is dedicated to the development of tennis players ages 3 through 18.  Houmairy built and branded the program at DHAC in March 2016.  At the beginning of the year, he also launched TennActive program for adults.  Houmairy’s philosophy is that all young/adult tennis players are good players as long they enjoy the game, competition and have the willingness to adapt whether on the tennis court or off. 



Houmairy is also a USTA New England Tournament Director and Master Racquet Technician (MRT).  He enjoys hosting all level events, providing opportunities for players to perform, and helping players with all their tennis equipment needs. 


PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with more than 16,000 members in 131countries.  It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organization.  PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and serving tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game.


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