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Tennis On Campus Awards

The USTA Tennis On Campus program is proud to honor a Tennis On Campus Leader and Club who have made significant contributions to the USTA Tennis On Campus program on their respective campus each year.  2009 marked the first year that these prestigious awards were granted and 2011 marked the first year a bid to the USTA National Campus Championship was granted to the Club of the Year.  Please find information on the 2013/2014 awards below:

2013/2014 Tennis On Campus Club of the Year Award Information
2013/2014 Tennis On Campus Leader of the Year Award Information

2013 TOC Club of the Year NDSU 2013 TOC Leader of the Year Mike Lynch
2013 Tennis On Campus National Club of the Year:
North Dakota State University Club Tennis Team!
2013 Tennis On Campus National Leader of
the Year: Mike Lynch, University of Illinois 
Club Tennis Team!

2013/2014 Tennis On Campus Club of the Year Award
The 2013/2014 USTA Tennis On Campus Club of the Year will receive an automatic bid to the 2014 USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship!
Application: The 2013/2014 Tennis On Campus Club of the Year Award application is only available through January 24, 2014.  Click here.
Presented At:
Section Awards: Contact your USTA Section's Tennis On Campus Coordinator for more information.
National Award: 2014 USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship in Surprise, Arizona
Eligibility: The USTA Tennis On Campus Club of the Year Award honors Tennis On Campus programs/college club tennis teams for significant contributions made to the USTA Tennis On Campus program on their respective campus.  Eligible applicants will be current college club tennis teams in good standing with their college or university and the USTA.
Criteria: Applicants must demonstrate significant contributions to the USTA Tennis On Campus program on their respective campus.  Extra consideration will be given to those applicants who:

Increased participation numbers of their Tennis On Campus program
• Increased the quality of their Tennis On Campus program
• Utilized creative marketing strategies
• Utilized creative fundraising strategies
• Utilized creative on-court programming
• Started or upgraded a large Tennis On Campus Event (i.e. club tennis tournament)
• Started or upgraded a Tennis On Campus League or Series
• Organized and/or promoted social activities for Tennis On Campus participants (tennis related or other)
• Developed outreach efforts linking their Tennis On Campus program to the community (tennis related or other)
• Embraced diversity, wheelchair tennis, and/or adaptive tennis
• Worked collectively with the varsity tennis team(s) to improve visibility of tennis on their respective campus
• Worked closely with their respective USTA Section Tennis On Campus Coordinator to promote the Tennis On Campus program throughout their USTA Section
• Maintained a dynamic and up-to-date college club tennis team website
Selection Process: All complete and eligible applications will be considered for their respective USTA Section's Tennis On Campus Club of the Year Award.  Each USTA Section will select an award winner from their pool of applicants.  One award winner will be selected for each of the USTA's 17 Sections.  These Section Award Winners will then be automatically considered for the USTA National Tennis On Campus Club of the Year Award.  Their applications will be reviewed by the USTA National Tennis On Campus Committee and one national award winner will be selected from the 17 Section Award Winners.  Honorable mention candidates may also be selected on a merit basis, depending on the strength and number of applications received.
Timetable:
• November 1, 2013 - Application available online
• January 24, 2013 - Last date applications accepted
• January 31, 2014 - Section honorees notified
• December/January/February (2013/2014) - Section honorees recognized - contact your USTA Section's Tennis On Campus Coordinator for more information.
• February 28, 2014 - National honoree(s) notified
• April 12, 2014 - Award presented at the 2014 USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship
Contact:
USTA Tennis On Campus Program
70 West Red Oak Lane
White Plains, NY 10604
TennisOnCampus@usta.com
(914) 696-7000
History: The USTA Tennis On Campus program was established in 2000.  2009 was the inaugural year for the Tennis On Campus Club of the Year Award.  The award honors Tennis On Campus programs/college club tennis teams for significant contributions made to the USTA Tennis On Campus program on their respective campus.

2013 Recipient - North Dakota State University
2012 Recipient - University of Maryland - College Park
2011 Recipient - Lone Star College - CyFair
2010 Recipient - University of Central Florida (Article)
2009 Recipient - University of California - Davis (Article)
2013/2014 Tennis On Campus Leader of the Year Award
Application: The 2013/2014 Tennis On Campus Leader of the Year Award application is only available through January 24, 2014.  Click here.
Presented At:
Section Awards: Contact your USTA Section's Tennis On Campus Coordinator for more information.
National Award: 2014 USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship in Surprise, Arizona
Eligibility: The USTA Tennis On Campus Leader of the Year Award honors individual college student leaders for significant contributions made to the USTA Tennis On Campus program on their respective campus.  Eligible applicants will be current college students who hold leadership positions within their Tennis On Campus program/college club tennis team.  Applicants and their club must be in good standing with their college or university and the USTA.
Criteria: Applicants must demonstrate significant contributions to the USTA Tennis On Campus program on their respective campus.  Extra consideration will be given to those applicants who:

Increased participation numbers of their Tennis On Campus program
• Increased the quality of their Tennis On Campus program
• Mentored younger participants for future leadership positions in their Tennis On Campus program/college club tennis team
• Mentored Tennis On Campus leaders at other colleges or universities
• Utilized creative marketing strategies
• Utilized creative fundraising strategies
• Utilized creative on-court programming
• Started or upgraded a large Tennis On Campus event (i.e. club tennis tournament)
• Started or upgraded a Tennis On Campus League or Series
• Organized and/or promoted social activities for Tennis On Campus participants (tennis related or other)
• Developed outreach efforts linking their Tennis On Campus program to the community (tennis related or other)
• Embraced diversity, wheelchair tennis, and/or adaptive tennis
• Worked collectively with the varsity tennis team(s) to improve visibility of tennis on their respective campus
• Worked closely with their respective USTA Section Tennis On Campus Coordinator to promote the Tennis On Campus program throughout their USTA Section
• Maintained a dynamic and up-to-date college club tennis team website
Selection Process: All complete and eligible applications will be considered for their respective USTA Section's Tennis On Campus Leader of the Year Award.  Each USTA Section will select an award winner from their pool of applicants.  One award winner will be selected for each of the USTA's 17 Sections.  These Section Award Winners will then be automatically considered for the USTA National Tennis On Campus Leader of the Year Award.  Their applications will be reviewed by the USTA National Tennis On Campus Committee and one national award winner will be selected from the 17 Section Award Winners.  Honorable mention candidates may also be selected on a merit basis, depending on the strength and number of applications received.
Timetable:
• November 1, 2013 - Application available online
• January 24, 2014 - Last date applications accepted
• January 31, 2014 - Section honorees notified
• December/January/February (2013/2014) - Section honorees recognized - contact your USTA Section's Tennis On Campus Coordinator for more information.
• February 28, 2014 - National honoree(s) notified
• April 12, 2014 - Award presented at the 2013 USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship
Contact:
USTA Tennis On Campus Program
70 West Red Oak Lane
White Plains, NY 10604
TennisOnCampus@usta.com
(914) 696-7000
History: The USTA Tennis On Campus program was established in 2000.  2009 was the inaugural year for the Tennis On Campus Leader of the Year Award.  The award honors individual college student leaders for significant contributions made to the USTA Tennis On Campus program on their respective campus.

2013 Recipient - Mike Lynch, University of Illinois
2012 Recipient - Matt Ship, University of Wisconsin - Madison
2011 Recipient - Ross Friedman, Towson University
2010 Recipient - Cameron Burnett, Loyola University - Chicago (Article)
2009 Recipient - Steven Azeka, California Polytechnic State University (Article)