USTA Colorado announced the annual winners of Service Awards. Our own Leagues Coordinator, Patricia Robertson, has won the Clyde Rogers Award (Contributions to Recreational Players) for her tireless contributions to our club's members.
Patricia works extremely hard in coordinating with CTA league programming and the City of Denver for court scheduling, as well as getting new club members involved with a club team.
This award shows that our members recognize and appreciate her efforts!
Congratulations to Patricia!
Here’s your chance to help us recognize on-court achievement, sportsmanship and service to our tennis community!
USTA Colorado annual award nominations are now being accepted. For your reference, a list of awards is below.
Making a nomination is easy. Click this link and make your nominations by September 15.
YOUTH SPORTSMANSHIP (Sportsmanship, leadership and achievement on and off the court)· Boys and Girls aged 14 and under· Boys and Girls aged 15-18· Youth from a parks program
ADULT ON-COURT ACHIEVEMENT· Female and Male Player of the Year· Senior Player of the Year· Wheelchair Player of the Year
SERVICE· Organization of the Year· Family of the Year· Volunteer of the Year-for USTA Colorado & CYTF· Media Excellence· Service to Under-served Populations· Service to Recreational Players· Service to Tennis Community
Thank you for taking the time to help recognize sportsmanship, achievement and service! These awards are an honor and important to those who receive them.
Wash Park Red - 2.5 WOMEN ADULT 18+
Captained by Natalie Jacobsen
Team members include: Whitney Adams, Rebecca (Becky) Bontrager, Jenny Carlstedt, Kelly Gloeckler, Emily Goers, Emily Knight, Robin Mohr, Sara Singh, and Erica Whatley
Their season record was 5-2!
Wash Park Red - 3.5 MEN ADULT 18+
Captained by Tony Gubenko
Team members include: Zuben Bastani, Chris Carry, Henry Cheng, Fred DeFilippo, Brian Fitzgerrell, Brad (Charles) Gabriel, Spencer (Henry) Horne, Mike Machado, Sean O'Connor, Matthew Shiveley, and Brandon Stovall
Their season record was 6-1!
Team members include: Greg Hamilton, Jake Hugenberg, Eric Ginsberg, Chad Whitmer, Nikhil Roy, Tim Fritz, James McKee, Jonathan Kosares, Noah Wasserman, Thomas Gunnison, Seth Newby, and Nick Miner.
As you may have heard by now, USTA National issued a statement on March 13th to all USTA Members that they have suspended all USTA-sanctioned events (leagues and tournaments included) through April 20, 2020 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
At this time, we are making no changes to our schedule for Summer Socials. As the situation evolves, we will adjust accordingly.
Each league is impacted differently so please read the details carefully for each of them as they apply to you.
CTA Trio league season is cancelled for 2020 and registration on TennisLink has been stopped.
The suspension of league play affects 3 out of 7 weeks. At this time, the league will be shortened to a 4-5 week season.
Opting In or Out & Refunds
All registered teams/players have the option to opt-out of the league and receive a full refund.
Currently, the suspension only impacts one day of the league season…4/20.
Captains will be responsible for dispersing refunds to their individual players for the individual player registrations as well as each player’s portion of the team fee.
WPTC will continue to monitor USTA’s direction concerning league activities taking place after April 20.
If you have any questions concerning leagues, please contact Patricia Robertson by email at email@example.com
Did you know that the Wash Park Tennis Club is run entirely by an all-volunteer board?
The ALL VOLUNTEER WPTC Board members oversee the operations, activities and events the club has put on over the past 55 years. Without folks volunteering to be on the board, the club would have to stop providing various opportunities to play tennis.
If you're ready to step up and be part of a tennis organization beloved by the Denver tennis community, there are currently 4 open positions that need to be filled as soon as possible.
Fall Weekend Trip Director
Contact WPTC President, Gordon Rulon, if you're interested.
The club is looking for someone to fill the open position of Tournaments Director on the Board of Directors.
This volunteer manages all aspects of the club’s annual Clyde Rogers and Chet Niemeyer tennis tournaments. The primary goal is to run these tournaments to be fun, fair and competitive, while continuing the long-standing tradition of a quality experience for players and fans, such that they’ll want to return to the tournament year after year.
Registration closes Friday, April 20 at 8pm MT.
League Team Registration is now open for the following...
USTA ADULT 40 & Over League Team
CTA ADULT 18-39 League Team
CTA Women's 2.5 League Team
USTA MIXED 40 & Over League Team*NEW WPTC OFFERING*
Click through on the respective links to learn more details about that league and to register!
If you are interested in captaining a team for one of these leagues,
ACT NOW to secure a spot for your team.
Don't assume your captain is aware of the deadline. Reach out to them to make sure they get the team registered.
Looking for a Team? Looking for Players? Let us help you!
If you want to play on one of these leagues, but don't have a team yet, or you are captaining a team and need more players, please contact League Director, Patricia Robertson.
2017 USTA League
National Champions 18 & Over Men's 5.0+
Wash Park T.C. Teal, Captained by Jerad Harbaugh
Tournaments are a blast, but we can't do it without the generous support of volunteers!
Our first of two annual tournaments, the Clyde Rogers, is right around the corner...May 23 - 28 (yes, Memorial Day weekend).
We're in need of volunteers to help with...
YOU CAN STILL VOLUNTEER even if you're already planning on playing in the tournament. We'll work around your match schedule.
Please contact Tournament Directory, Daphne Jean, if you're interested in helping out.
WPTC Members can now have their membership at their fingertips!Install the Wild Apricot Members Mobile App today!
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