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2007 USTA Central Arizona Annual Awards

April 27, 2008 10:24 PM

USTA Central Arizona is proud to announce the following winners for 2007 Annual Awards. The winners of the following categories will advance to USTA sectional and national awards.

1 cheneyWilson Adult Player of the Year - Brian Cheney
This award is given to either an outstanding male or female who has high achievements for the year in the Phoenix Area, Section or Nationally.

capronCommunity Tennis Volunteer - Bob Capron
This award is given to recognize recent significant contributions made by a person volunteering to promote adult or junior recreational or competitive tennis programs in their section.

2 burns familyPrince Family of The Year - Paul Burns Family
Given to an outstanding family in the Phoenix Area, who volunteers, plays and promotes tennis in a positive way.

3 dunnHead/Penn Junior Sportsmanship - Garret Dunn
This award is presented to a player who not only displays the finest qualities of sportsmanship during tournament play, but who also demonstrates exemplary conduct away from the court as well.

6 iongi5 nguyenAll About Tennis Outstanding Junior Player of the Year - Mele Iongi & Andy Nguyen
One male and one female player who has demonstrated significant achievement throughout the year. It will recognize outstanding accomplishment in tennis including ranking, improvement and overcoming adversity.

7 wardOutstanding Media Support - Larry Ward, Ahwatukee Foothills
One person from the sports media who provides outstanding tennis news through newspapers, magazines or periodical publications.

paseoMember Organization of the Year - Paseo Racquet Center
Given to an outstanding Phoenix Area organization who makes a contribution to tennis and the promotion of the game. Shows exceptional service to it’s members in sponsoring USTA events.

8 rayOutstanding High School Coach - Dan Ray, Mountain Pointe High School
To recognize a high school coach who is making a difference in juniors lives through a High School Tennis Program.

9 tolsonOutstanding Tournament Enrichment - Rusty Tolson
Given to recognize the contribution of an individual who encourages competitive play in their community by providing and enriching sanctioned tournaments in a fun, friendly and professional manner.

Local USTA Central Arizona Awards

Winners of these categories do not advance to sectional or national awards.

10a moore10a jaruvangPenn Sportsmanship Award - Amanda Moore & Jason Jaruvang
Annual award given to an outstanding girl and boy in the 12-14 age category.

10a harrisMarilyn Byron Memorial Sportsmanship – Emily Harris
This annual award is given to an outstanding girl sportsman in the 16-18 age category.

10 botschJohn Gooding Memorial Sportsmanship – Andrew Botsch
Annual award given to an outstanding boy sportsman in the 16-18 age category.

11 oliverMichael Rodriguez Memorial – Ambassador To Tennis - Ford Oliver
Good Sportsmanship, love of the game, encouragement in and growth of the game at all levels of play.

12 ponwithsPresident's Award - All About Tennis
The President's award is to recognize outstanding support to USTA Central Arizona