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Eastern Tennis Conference

Dawn and Ryan Fishback

USTA Eastern hosted the annual Eastern Tennis Conference on January 29-31 at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in White Plains.  The Region was well represented with more than 30 people attending including Dawn and Ryan Fishback pictured above.

27 people took part in the Regional meeting on Saturday afternoon conducted by Western Regional President Steve Pekich.  The Region would like to congratulate the following Award recipients from Western who were honored at the Conference:

  • E. Hawley Van Wyck, Jr. Boys’ 14 Sportsmanship Award: Ryan Fishback (Geneva)
  • Henry Benisch Scholarship Award: Jordan Benjamin (Fairport)
  • Ron Smyth Parent Sportsmanship Award: Shaun Speicher (Webster)
  • Tennis Family of the Year: Thyroff Family (Rochester)
  • Louise Cilla Award: Grace Woo (Pittsford)
  • Press Service Award: John Johnson from the Watertown Daily Times (Watertown)
  • Junior Team Tennis Award: Kathy Connelly (East Amherst)
  • Umpire Service Award: Marion DeLeo (Webster)
  • Regional Volunteer of the Year: Paul Laurie (Baldwinsville)
  • Tennis on Campus Eastern Leader of the Year: Randy Chase (SUNY Brockport)