PTR Presents Annual Awards

Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2010 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a tennis trade show and $25,000 Championships is being held February 12-18, 2010, at PTR Headquarters on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

The award recipients have shown dedication and service to the organization in the following categories:

PTR Master Professional Ron Manilla Charlottesville, VA PTR Professional of the Year Herbert Schnaubelt Meran, Italy PTR Clinician of the Year Butch Staples Chicago, IL PTR Tester of the Year Jose Naranjo San Jose, Costa Rica PTR Humanitarian Award David Altschuler Peabody, MA PTR Volunteer of the Year Dr. Glenn Roswal Jacksonville, AL PTR Coach Jim Verdieck Awards: Touring Pro Coach of the Year Brian De Villiers Atlanta, GA College Coach of the Year Frank Barnes Janesville, WI High School Coach of the Year Wendy Thomas Albuquerque, NM PTR Male Player of the Year Karl Hale Toronto, Canada PTR Male Player of the Decade Zbynek Mlynarik Chatsworth, CA PTR Female Player of the Decade Diane Fishburne Charleston, SC PTR Public Facility of the Year DeWitt Tennis Center Holland, MI PTR Private Facility of the Year The Polo Club Boca Raton, FL PTR/USTA Community Service Award Mary Conaway Reston, VA PTR/TIA Commitment to the Industry Mike Woody Midland, MI

In addition, PTR recognized several State Members of the Year for their contributions to the organization in their respective states. They are: AK - Colin Gillam IN - Desmond Evans OR - Anni Miller
AZ - Larry Funk KY - Federico Mas PA - Lisa Duncan
CA - Paul Allam LA - Richard Verzaal SC - Graham Cox CT - Jack Waite MD - Aaron Hutt TN - Orlando Lourenco
CO - Rich Berman MA - Lance Andersen TX - Todd Carlson FL - Devin Reddick MI - David Brouwer VT - Scott Colebourne GA - Craig S. Jones MS - Amy Williams
HI - Ron Romano MO - Donna Austin
ID - Adam King NH - Debbie Lloyd
IL - Oliver Stephens NY - John Curtis

PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with more than 14,000 members in 122 countries. It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organization. PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and servicing tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game. PTRawardsbanquet.jpg Photo by Clive Carrigan from left back row: PTR CEO Dan Santorum, Butch Staples, Dr. Mark Kovacs, Ron Manilla, Dan James, Frank Barnes, Herbert Schnaubelt; front row: David Altshuler, Jean Mills (The Polo Club), Jose Naranjo, Jorge Capestany (DeWitt Tennis Center)


Frasure-Footer-Ad-336x280-FINAL news search news categories news archives


Movable Type Development by PRO IT Service