2017 Yearbook

USTA Missouri Valley
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Hall of Fame


To recognize and honor individuals who went above and beyond for the game of tennis, and ensuring their continued involvement in the game and the section.

The USTA Missouri Valley annually selects inductees based on the following criteria:

1.  The nominee must have been a resident of the area administered by the USTA Missouri Valley for a minimum of five (5) years. 

2.  If the nominee is a player, they must have been highly ranked at the section or national level, considered an outstanding player at those levels, and must have participated in numerous USTA Missouri Valley championships or national level tournaments.

3.  Other nominees may be selected if they made a substantial contribution to the game of tennis as a(n): 

  • Director of tennis tournaments, clinics, recreational programs, or other activities for the general tennis public (e.g. promoter or manufacturer);
  • Coach at the level of elementary, high school, college or higher;
  • Teaching professional;
  • Umpire; and/or
  • Administrator of the game

4.  The nominee need not be living to be inducted into the USTA Missouri Valley Hall of Fame.

5.  The sportsmanship and character displayed by the nominee during their tennis career will be taken into consideration.

6.  The number of inductees each year will be between zero (0) and five (5). The USTA Missouri Valley Hall of Fame Committee will make the determination of the number to be inducted based on the quality of the nominees.

7.  Anyone may nominate a person for consideration by the USTA Missouri Valley Hall of Fame Committee. Nomination forms can be downloaded from the USTA Missouri Valley website, www.missourivalley.usta.com, completed and submitted to the USTA Missouri Valley’s office by the deadline to be considered for nomination.

8.  Nomination forms are kept on file for five (5) years, and may be updated by the nominee or nominee representative at any time prior to the published deadline annually. 

9.  Placement in the USTA Missouri Valley Hall of Fame shall be by vote of the USTA Missouri Valley Hall of Fame Committee. Proxy voting is not allowed. Votes may be made in person, by committee conference call, in writing through the mail or by e-mail. A simple majority shall suffice in the selection of a new member to the USTA Missouri Valley Hall of Fame.

If you have any questions about the process, or would like to nominate someone for the Hall of Fame, please contact Jodie Adams, USTA Missouri Valley Committee Chair at jadams5557@aol.com.

Nomination deadline is July 31, 2017!



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Hall of Fame Committee Members

Learn more about the annual USTA Missouri Valley Section Awards
-- from the criteria to members of the Section Awards Committee.





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