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CORTA Awards Criteria

Submission of a nominee does not necessarily guarantee presentation of an award.  When submitting nominations, you must include the name of the person nominated and fully complete the form for your nominee to be considered.  Thank you.

The Lenora J. Garrard Cup

This perpetual cup is our special friend of tennis award. It is named in honor of Lenora J. Garrard for her unselfish commitment and contribution to the growth of tennis in Columbus and the region. It is presented to the person or persons who have similarly made an individual and unique contribution toward expanding and promoting tennis in our community.  Click here to submit your nomination!

Adult Female and Male League Player of the Year

This award is given to the person who (a) participates in league tennis, (b)achieves an exemplary win/loss record during the league year, (c) displays high levels of cooperation and unusually good sportsmanship throughout the league year, (d) shows good practice ethics, and (e) possesses a team spirit beyond expectations.  Click here to submit your nomination!

Junior Female and Male Player of the Year

This award is given to the junior who (a) participates in tournament level tennis, (b) holds a state, sectional, or national ranking, (c) participates in CORTA tennis programs, (d) demonstrates good sportsmanship, and (e) participates in CORTA service projects, thereby demonstrating a willingness to give back to the sport that has given her or him so much.  Click here to submit your nomination!

Junior Female and Male League Player of the Year

This award is given to the junior who (a) participates in league tennis, (b)achieves an exemplary win/loss record during the league year, (c) displays high levels of cooperation and unusually good sportsmanship throughout the league year, (d) shows good practice ethics, and (e) possesses a team spirit beyond expectations.  Click here to submit your nomination!

Female and Male Captain of the Year (Adult Leagues)

This award is presented to the captain who (a) has been a captain during two seasons in the year under consideration (i.e. fall, winter, spring or summer), (b) has displayed exemplary leadership ability, (c) has great enthusiasm for tennis, (d) has good organizational skills, (e) has served as a good role model for sportsmanship, and (f) has shown a dedication to achieving the goals of CORTA. This award will be selected by the CORTA Adult League Committee.  Click here to submit your nomination!


Junior Team Tennis Captain of the Year

This award is presented to the captain who (a) has captained at least two seasons of Jr. Team Tennis, (b) provides a safe environment for the players, (c) communicates in a positive way, (d) teaches the fundamentals of tennis through drills and practices, (e) teaches the rules of tennis, (f) directs players in competition, (g) helps players become fit and value fitness for a lifetime, (h) helps players to develop character by demonstration and encouraging behaviors that express traits of caring about others, honesty, respectfulness, fairness, and taking responsibilities. This award will be selected by the CORTA Junior League Committee. Click here to submit your nomination!

Family of the Year

This award is presented to the family who in recent years has done the most to promote amateur tennis, primarily on a volunteer basis. All members of the family should participate in some way, either as players or by offering their services in running programs, tournaments, or junior development. Click here to submit your nomination!

Volunteer of the Year

This award is presented to the person who exemplifies an unselfish attitude with her or his personal commitment to CORTA by promoting tennis in our community through exemplary volunteer efforts.  This award will be selected by the CORTA Volunteers Committee.  Click here to submit your nomination!
 

 

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