22 February 2014
For Immediate Release
Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and tournament, is being held on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
Chris Cash, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, has been named PTR Member of the Year for the State. This award is presented to a PTR member in the United States who has shown dedication and diligence in promoting and supporting tennis and PTR.
Cash has earned three certifications in the PTR education pathway, including the organization’s highest rating as a graduate of the PTR Master of Tennis program in coaching 11 to 17 year olds.
Cash has taught tennis across the USA, from Beverly Hills to Denver to his current post in Fayetteville. He coached five state Junior Team Tennis Championship teams out of the Fayetteville Athletic Club. At the beginning of this year, Cash started a program at Fayetteville Tennis to serve the public throughout Northwest Arkansas, and to build one of the biggest Junior Team Tennis programs in the nation. Recently, he was presented the 2013 Victor Sheshunoff Meritorious Education Award by the Arkansas Tennis Association.
PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with more than 14,600 members in 121 countries. It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organization. PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and servicing tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game.
Photo: PTR President Jorge Andrew with Cash
Contact: • PO Box 4739, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938 USA
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