Former USTA Executive Director Lee Hamilton of Dallas passed away on June 15. Hamilton served a variety of roles at the community and section levels, and was a former president of the USTA Texas Section. He was executive director of USTA national from 2003 to 2007.
The International Tennis Hall of Fame presented the 2011 Samuel Hardy and Tennis Educational Merit Awards on Saturday, March 17 during the International Tennis Hall of Fame Annual Awards Luncheon, which was held in conjunction with the USTA Annual Meeting in Carlsbad, Calif.
At the recent PTR Symposium, the Professional Tennis Registry announced Jorge Andrew has been named President of its Board of Directors for a three-year term. Andrew, who accepted the reins from outgoing President Jean Mills, is the first Latino to serve as President of a major tennis organization in the U.S.
Cardio Tennis Manager Michele Krause of University Park, Fla., was presented with the PTR/TIA Commitment to the Industry Award during the Professional Tennis Registry’s annual International Tennis Symposium, held Feb. 24-28 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Fla.
The Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association appointed Ron Rosenbaum to its management team. As SGMA’s senior vice president of marketing & business development, Rosenbaum will provide direction and oversight to marketing, fundraising, membership and program development.