Ryan McDaniel wins National Award
Ryan McDaniel earned another USPTA award this year (Indiana Pro of the Year). He recently attended the USPTA World Conference to accept the USPTA U30 Award. An award that honors the top professional age 30 or younger. This award is presented to a USPTA member who is under 30. This member, through their tennis, teaching and volunteer spirit, has increased the opportunities for others to participate in tennis. The grassroots program or initiative of this member can incorporate but not limited to multicultural activities and events. This member exemplifies and emphasizes individual achievement and sportsmanship along with teaching the physical attributes of the sport. While they may not previously received national or other significant recognition from the USPTA or USTA for their contributions to tennis, they are well known in their communities and are true advocates of tennis. Their commitment to grassroots tennis has made and indelible impression on their community. This member has also serve the USPTA in one capacity or another.