Nominate a Great Server for the 2012 APTA Service Award

February 29, 2012


The APTA created the APTA Service Award to recognize people who have made invaluable contributions to platform tennis.  Introduced in 2009, the Service Award was at first voted on by the APTA board. (Only one award is given each year.) The first two recipients were Mark Fischl and Bill O’Brien for their high-level contribution to the sport and the growth of the game.

Service Award page and List of Recipients (Pictured at right: APTA President Tim McAvoy presenting the award to 2011 recipient Bill O'Brien.)

This year, the APTA invites its members to nominate a person who creates a great paddle atmosphere, or tirelessly volunteers or who makes your paddle community better. When proposing your nomination, please include information about:

1) Volunteerism without any expectation of a personal return.
2) Efforts that are transformative to the sport and/or the surrounding community.
3) Efforts that have a sustained impact over a period of years.

Nomination Form (Word format)   Nomination Form (PDF format)

Please submit your nomination by March 15th, 2012 to The 2012 winner will be honored at the APTA Board meeting in May 2012. 

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