USTA SoCal Recognized as
Team USA Developmental Section of the Year
USTA Southern California | March 25, 2019
With the nation’s best coaches gathered together at the sixth annual USA Coaches Awards and Reception at the 52nd Adidas Easter Bowl, USTA Southern California Player Development Manager Trevor Kronemann proudly accepted the 2018 Team USA Developmental Section of the Year award.
“You’re only as good as your team and we really have a great one at the USTA,” Kronemann said. “It really comes down to three things that we’ve tried to focus on. We’ve really worked hard on team, on innovation and on sportsmanship. And I feel like that simple focus has been such a plus for our section. The late great Arthur Ashe said, ‘From what we get we can make a living. From what we give, however, makes our lives.’ And that’s what I try to tell my team all the time; to keep it simple. Keep working hard and keep educating the parents. ADVERTISEMENT So we do that every single day. We’re all excited where Southern California is headed and we can’t wait for the future.”
In its national press release, the USTA reported the following about the accomplishments and player achievements of USTA SoCal:
“USTA Southern California was the home section for players succeeding at every level of the game in 2018. Along with the continued success of Serena and Venus Williams and Mike Bryan, both Sam Querrey and Taylor Fritz reached career-high rankings and CoCo Vandeweghe won the US Open doubles title and competed in the WTA Finals in doubles. Southern California juniors also turned in solid results at: The USTA Boys’ and Girls’ National Championships – Brandon Nakashima (Boys’ 18s finalist earning a wild card into US Open Men’s Qualifying), Kayla Day (Girls’ 18s finalist) and Dylan Charlap (Boys’ 12s finalist); Easter Bowl and USTA National Spring Championships – Anessa Lee (Girls’ 16s’ champion) and Maxwell McKennon (Boys’ 16s finalist); and the 14-and-under ITF World Junior Tennis Competition, where Katrina Scott was a part of the third-place Team USA Girls’ team. Led by Player Development Manager Trevor Kronemann, Southern California also hosted one Team USA Sectional Camp and multiple Early Development Camps.”