SERVICE AWARDS NOMINATIONS - USTA

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SERVICE AWARD NOMINATIONS

2021 Service Awards

These awards are given for the 2021 calendar year, celebrating the contributions of those who make Southern California tennis one of the most desirable places to play, learn, and grow! Please also consider candidates who were notable during 2020, when the Awards event was postponed. All nominations will be thoughtfully considered and awarded to the most deserving candidate(s) as determined by the Executive Team and staff. No fields are marked as required, but please complete the sections you choose with as much detail as possible.
This is presented to a provider or community member who has made a significant impact on their respective area. This may be an ALC, a provider, a grassroots community member, or any other individual or organization instrumental in the growth of USTA tennis in their region. BE SURE TO INDICATE the name and region of your nominee, as well as a compelling reason for their nomination. To nominate more than one, please continue through the page, submit your initial entries, and then restart the process to make a second nomination.
This is presented to an individual or organization who has made a significant impact on the growth and success of Adult Tennis in Southern California in 2021. BE SURE TO INDICATE the name and region of your nominee, as well as a compelling reason for their nomination.
This is presented to an individual or organization who has made a significant impact on the growth and success of Junior Tennis at the competitive level in Southern California during 2021. BE SURE TO INDICATE the name and region of your nominee, as well as a compelling reason for their nomination.
This is presented to an individual or organization who has made a significant impact on the growth and success of Net Generation youth tennis and/or Junior Team Tennis in Southern California during 2021. BE SURE TO INDICATE the name and region of your nominee, as well as a compelling reason for their nomination.
This is presented to an individual or organization who has made a significant impact on the growth and success of wheelchair and/or adaptive tennis in Southern California during 2021. BE SURE TO INDICATE the name and region of your nominee, as well as a compelling reason for their nomination.
This is presented to an individual or organization who has made a significant impact on the growth and success of the game at the collegiate level, either at the varsity or TOC level, during 2021. BE SURE TO INDICATE the name and region of your nominee, as well as a compelling reason for their nomination.
This is presented to a SoCal community or professional organization that has been vital in the growth and success of the sport throughout 2021. BE SURE TO INDICATE the name and region of your nominee, as well as a compelling reason for their nomination.
Curt Condon, a native of Glendale, played tennis in high school, at Pasadena City College and at Long Beach State University, which named him most inspirational athlete for 1974-75. He was a tennis teaching pro for 35 years and served as director of tennis at El Camino Country Club in Oceanside. In 2006, he was diagnosed with brain cancer and passed away less than two months later, but his unwavering spirit remained with him until the end. Named in his honor, the Curt Condon Spirit Award represents a great love of the game, and more importantly, the willingness to pass that passion on to others. BE SURE TO INDICATE the name and region of your nominee, as well as a compelling reason for their nomination.
Eugene Jung presided over what some called the Jung Dynasty of tennis. The family - comprised of two girls and two boys - was so entwined in tennis that the USTA recognized all six Jung family members as the 1985 National Tennis Family of the Year. Jung reflected the diversity of the sport in Southern California, and this award reflects the accomplishment of increasing interest and awareness of the sport in diverse and multicultural communities. BE SURE TO INDICATE the name and region of your nominee, as well as a compelling reason for their nomination.
Named for the former executive director of the section and the first African-American to be elevated to a leadership role within the USTA, the lifetime achievement award recognizes an individual who has spent a lifetime elevating the sport in Southern California. The most prestigious Service Award, this honor has been bestowed upon some of the most dedicated tennis personalities in the Section. BE SURE TO INDICATE the name and region of your nominee, as well as a compelling reason for their nomination.
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Nominations are due by December 17. Note that the Evelyn Houseman Junior Sportsmanship Awards are determined by the Junior Department. If you would like to suggest a new award, please contact the Marketing/Communications Department. This document is for INTERNAL USE only. Please only share with discretion.