Congratulations to all of our Award Winners! 

GPTA Annual Awards

2016 Winners

Head Pro Award: Carmen Garcia-Jersild

Head Pro (Juniors) Award: Patrick Aubone

Independent Pro Award: Bryan Shepherd

Director of the Year: Charlie McCoy

George Amaya Director of the Year: Bill Anderson

10-and-Under Tennis Award: Tricia Hansen

Community Outreach Award: White Columns CC

Georgia Peach Award: Ansley Golf Club

Jr. Academy of the Year: Na'im Azhar

Newcomer of the Year: Sadia Mayou

2015 Winners

The Georgia Peach Award: Cherokee Town Club

Community Outreach Award: Dunwoody Country Club

Creative Event of the Year: Dunwoody Country Club

Independent Professional of the Year: John Irvin

Head Professional of the Year (Adult Programming): Brian Perry

Head Professional of the Year (Junior Programming): Maria Dreaden

Directors of the Year: Ken Andriano and Beth Clay

10-and-Under Tennis Award: Heather Silvia

2014 Winners

Assistant Professional of the Year: David Darling

Creative Event of the Year: Tennis Against Breast Cancer Event

organized by Paige O’Neill

Community Outreach Award: USTA

The Georgia Peach Award: Dunwoody Country Club

Head Professional of the Year (Juniors): Mike Robertson

Head Professional of the Year (Adults): Scott Gates

Independent Professional of the Year: Joe Rahme

Rookie of the Year: Ernesto Farinas

George Amaya Director of the Year Award: Matt Grayson 

George Amaya Director of the Year Award: Tricia Hanson

10-and-Under Program of the Year: Seven Hills Tennis 

2013 Winners

Director of the Year (Large Facility): Marcus Rutsche

Director of the Year (Small Facility): Paul Bartholomai

Independent Professional of the Year: Val Herendeen

Head Professional of the Year (Junior Programming): Arturo Nieto

Head Professional of the Year (Adult Programming): Sue Carson

Assistant Professional of the Year: Chris Hutchinson

Rookie of the Year: Mitch Zenaty

Community Outreach Award: Dave Dvorak

The Georgia Peach Award: TCP Sugarloaf


2012 Winners

Director of the Year: Les Hudson

Creative Event of the Year: Seven Hills

Head Pro of the Year: Ken Andriano

Independent Professional of the Year: Eddie Gomez

Rookie of the Year: Maria Dreaden

The Georgia Peach Award: Smoke Rise Country Club & Druid Hills Golf Club

2011 Winners

Assistant Professional of the Year: Kyle Shuberg

Head Pro of the Year:  Angela Owens

Director of the Year – Small Facility: Viola Madej 

Director of the Year – Large Facility: Ian Thomson

Independent Pro of the Year: Michael Popienko

GA Peach Award Medlock Bridge Tennis Center 

and Dunwoody Country Club


2010 Winners

Director of the Year: Matt Grayson (Large Facility)

and Paul Bartholomai (Small Facility)

Head Pro of the Year: Kendon Warren (Large Facility) and Corey Davis (Small Facility)

Assistant Pro of the Year: Eric Baumgarnder

Independent Pro of the Year: Bryan Shepherd

The Georgia Peach Award Winners: Atlanta Athletic Club and Crooked Creek Tennis Center