The RTA would like to recognize special people in our Raleigh community that make a difference! Winners are announced at the USTA Team Captain meeting on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. It's never too soon to take time to nominate who you think deserves an award in these categories: 2019 Pro of the Year, 2019 Team Captain of the Year, 2019 Team Player of the Year.

RTA Awards and Notable Achievements


2018 - Southern USTA LLC of the Year - Tracy Debnam

2018 - NC Tennis LLC of the Year  - Tracy Debnam
2014 - NC Tennis, CTA of the year - Raleigh Tennis Association
2014 - Southern USTA, Marilyn Sherman Spirit Award- RTA Community Director Susan Flanagan
2014 - NCTennis Peggy Golden Spirit Award- RTA Community Director Susan Flanagan
2013 - NCTennis  Jr. Team Tennis Local League Coordinator of the Year - Ken Glanville & Lorraine Norris
2013 - NCTennis Volunteer of the Month for May - RTA Community Director Susan Flanagan
2011 - NCTennis Special Event of the Year - RTA's Adopt-A-Troop Care Package Packing Party
2009 - NCTennis Outstanding Parks & Rec Center - Milbrook Exchange Park
2008 - NCTennis Member Organization of the Year- Raleigh Tennis Association
2008 - USTA Tennis Welcome Center - Top 50 in the US
2008 - Southern USTA Jr Tournament of the Year - RTA Futures
2007 - NCTennis Member Organization of the Year - Raleigh Tennis Association
2007 - City of Raleigh's Outstanding Financial Contributor - Raleigh Tennis Association

Past RTA Community Awards


​2018 RTA Best Team Captain,  Maggie Wittke

2018 RTA Best Tennis Pro, Meghan Coomes, Hasentree
2018 RTA Volunteer of the Year, Tanya SigRist
2018 Try Tennis Player of the Year, Magali Brigham

2017 RTA Best Team Captain, Jennifer Wermig

2017 RTA Best Pro of the Year, Paul-Henri Arrigoni, RRC

2017 RTA Volunteer of the Year, Dempsey Farmer

2017 RTA LLC Sportsmanship, Will Edwards

2017 RTA LLC Sportsmanship, Tracy Crisp


2016 RTA "Wizard of Oz" John VanDeWater

2016 RTA Volunteer of the Year, Roger Winstead

​2016 Best Tennis Pro, Jon Janda, North Hills Club

2016 Best Team Captain Laura Brown


2015 RTA "Wizard of Oz" David Bell

2015 RTA Volunteer of the Year, Susan Shaw

2015 RTA Best Tennis Pro, Jay White, University Club

2015 RTA Best Team Captain Brittany Robinson

2015 RTA  LLC Sportsmanship Barbara Kelly


2014 RTA "Wizard of Oz" Shane Wells

2014 RTA Volunteer of the Year, Pam Boyden

2014 Best Tennis Pro, Paul Goode, RRC

2014 Best Team Captain, Carol Kissell


2013 RTA "Wizard of Oz" Tim Wilkins

2013 RTA  Volunteer of the Year, Pam Priddy

2013 LLC Sportsmanship Award, Tammy Crump

2013 Best Tennis Pro, Bennett Bailey, MEX

2013 Best Tennis Captain, Cathy Couch

RTA AWARDS