Awards and Recognitions

For over 25 years, Wildwood teaching professionals have made a dramatic and significant impact upon the tennis industry including the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) as well as the greater Ft. Wayne and Northern Indiana tennis communities.. Our professionals are strongly encouraged to keep this tradition alive and are provided opportunities to grow professionally outside of their club responsibilities.

Professional Achievements and Recognitions

• USPTA Midwest Hall of Fame recipient
• USPTA Midwest Board Officers including two past presidents
• USPTA Master Professional Award recipient
• USPTA National Community Service Award recipient
• Two USPTA Midwest Professional Of the Year award winners
• USPTA Facility Manager of the Year Award
• Three USTA Midwest Cap Leighton Community Award recipients
• Eight USPTA Indiana State Professional of the Year Award winners
• USPTA Midwest Certification Tester of the Year
• USPTA Midwest Fay Tooley Award
• USPTA Nancy Mickler Award
• 1995 USTA Midwest Organization of the Year Award
• Two Ft. Wayne Tennis Hall of Fame inductees

Service to Industry

• USPTA National Nominating Committee Chair
• USPTA Midwest Board officers including two division presidents
• Three USPTA Indiana state presidents
• USTA Midwest Executive Committee
• USTA Midwest Junior Competitive Committee
• Two USTA NTRP Sectional Verifiers
• Northern Indiana board officers including three past presidents
• USPTA National Certification tester
• USTA Cross-Sectional Training Camp coach
• USTA Zonal Team coaches
• USTA NIN Jr. Davis and Baird Cup coaches
• USTA Midwest Recreational Workshop Trainers (RCW)
• Speakers and Presenters at USPTA World Conferences
• Speaker at USTA Tennis Teachers Workshop

Community Service

• Host and Tournament Director for the Vera Bradley Classic
• Tournament Director for Pathways at Risk Children
• Tournament Director for Parkview Ronald McDonald House fundraiser
• Tournament Host for Junior League of Ft. Wayne fundraiser
• Tournament Host and Director of the Lutheran Military Veteran’s fundraiser
• Tournament Host and Director for the Lymphoma and Leukemia Society
• Tennis Director for the Lifetime Sports Academy

Tournament Host

• USTA Midwest Combo Doubles Sectional Championships
• USTA Midwest 18 and 40 Mixed Doubles Championships
• USTA Midwest 55 and over Sectional Championships
• Numerous USTA Adult League district and state playoffs
• Northern Indiana Junior Qualifier to the Midwest Closed
• USTA Midwest Junior Team Tennis Sectional Championships
• USTA National Girls 12 Indoor Championships (Feb 2015)
• Host and administrate 10-12 junior events annually