Sunday, Nov 18 2018 | Time 09:49 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Death toll from California wildfire rises to 76 - Police
  • May says Parliament take Britain ‘Back to Square One’ if rejects Brexit deal
  • UN Secretary General says ‘No Alternative’ to Paris Agreement on climate change
  • Netanyahu to meet finance minister to prevent snap elections
  • British PM busy seeking support for her Brexit deal
  • Iran, India discuss trade cooperation under US sanctions
  • US State Dept refutes ‘Inaccurate’ reports of Khashoggi Case
  • US State Dept refutes ‘Inaccurate’ reports of Khashoggi Case
  • Militants shelling attack kills 18 Syria servicemen in Latakia Province
  • Number of people injured during protests in France rises to 227
  • HPU prospectus scam: university puts errant official under suspension
  • BJP Kerala General Secretary K Surendran arrested
  • UIDAI CEO AB Pandey appointed as next Revenue Secretary
  • Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash transferred to Telecom dept
Sports Share

Lifetime Achievement Award for Dan Santorum

Lifetime Achievement Award for Dan Santorum
Scott Hanover (left) and Dan Santorum in front of the Arthur Ashe statue at the US Open on Wednesday.UNI-PHOTO

Hilton Head Island (South Carolina), Sept 12 (UNI) Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) on Wednesday announced that its CEO, Dan Santorum, received the National Public Parks Tennis Association (NPPTA) Jean and Hollis Smith Lifetime Achievement Award. The award, presented annually, recognises an individual who has been an outstanding advocate, and who has promoted the NPPTA across the country.



Past recipients include Hollis Smith, Alan G. Schwartz, Jodie Adams, Billie Jean King, Pat Freebody, Jean Smith, Karen Ford, NRPA, Kurt Kamperman, Ken McAllister, Scott Hanover, Pam Sloan and Katrina Adams.



According to Director of Communications and Editor of TennisPro Magazine Peggy Edwards, the Lifetime Achievement award was presented at the USTA’s Public Parks Committee meeting in New York City by NPPTA President, Scott Hanover.



In his presentation, Hanover said, “Dan Santorum has been a huge proponent of educating and certifying tennis coaches in the public parks. The PTR ACE Program, which he started, has played a huge role in providing quality tennis coach education in the parks, as well as increasing the number of coaches of color. We cannot think of a more deserving candidate for 2018."



PTR President, Rodney Harmon commented, “As a former spokesperson for the PTR ACE Program, I applaud the selection of Dan for this award. He has worked passionately to promote tennis education and certification in the public parks.”



The award is named for Jean and Hollis Smith, who are lifelong contributors to the NPPTA. Hollis serves on the NPPTA board, and Jean, now deceased, contributed her time for many years to the organization’s tournament, which is in its 95th year.



PTR is the largest global organisation of tennis coaching professionals with nearly 16,500 members in 125 countries. It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organisation. PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and serving tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game. PTR launched a subsidiary in 2018, Professional Pickleball Registry to educate and certify pickleball coaches.

UNI XC JS AKC 1929

More News

Zverev into ATP Finals final with a dose of controversy

18 Nov 2018 | 7:33 AM

London, Nov.

 Sharesee more..

18 Nov 2018 | 1:46 AM

Now, India will take on either England or defending champion West Indies in the second semi-finals.

 Sharesee more..

ICC Women's World T20: India crushes Australia by 48 runs, spinners shine

18 Nov 2018 | 12:30 AM

Guyana, Nov 17 (UNI) India continued their winning streak as they registered a comprehensive victory of 48 runs over mighty Australia to top the Group-B at the Women World T20 here on Saturday.

 Sharesee more..

England on the brink of tense, series-clinching victory

17 Nov 2018 | 10:37 PM

Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Nov 17 (UNI) An excellent spell by left-arm spinner Jack Leach
helped England rip through Sri Lanka's top-order and put themselves in sight of a
series-clinching victory, despite stiff resistance from the hosts' middle order, on the
fourth day at the Pallekele International cricket stadium here on Saturday.

 Sharesee more..

Brilliant South Africa bowling sees off Australia in shortened match

17 Nov 2018 | 10:27 PM

Carrara (Australia), Nov 17 (UNI) Shortened to 10 overs per side due to rain in Queensland,
South Africa prevailed in the solitary T20I, amassing a strong score of 108/6 before a top
quality bowling display saw them round off their tour with a 21-run victory against Australia
at the Metricon Stadium here on Saturday.

 Sharesee more..
image