NYC Wheelchair Tennis Teaching Professional - Honored Print E-mail
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September 29, 2016

 

The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) honored those members who stand out and go above and beyond in all aspects of the tennis industry at the 2016 USPTA World Conference this week. USPTA, the world’s oldest and largest association of tennis-teaching professionals, recognized tennis coaches, industry leaders and volunteers during its annual national awards presentation at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, California.

 

Aki Wolfson, recipient of the USTA/USPTA Community Service Award, with Chuck Gill (left) and Mike McNulty
Aki Wolfson, recipient of the USTA/USPTA Community Service Award, with Chuck Gill (left) and Mike McNulty

 

Aki Takayama-Wolfson (Flushing, N.Y.) received the USTA/USPTA Community Service Award for her contributions to her community through tennis, presented annually by the United States Tennis Association as part of the USPTA’s awards program.  Mrs. Takayama-Wolfson has been dedicated to the teaching and promotion of Wheelchair Tennis for over 20 years at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, New York.  She is also the first and continuing Tennis Director for the annual Jana Hunsaker Memorial Wheelchair Tennis Tournament since it's inception in 2001 and will be going into it's 17th year.

 

Congratualations Aki!  Well deserved.  

 

For more information on 2016 USTA/USPTA Awards, go to -  http://uspta.com/default.aspx/act/newsletter.aspx/category/USPTA+Latest+News/MenuGroup/HOME/NewsLetterID/1169/startrow/2.htm?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

 

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