27 February 2014
For Immediate Release
Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last 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, was held February 20-23 on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
Jackie Esguerra, of Madison, Wisconsin, 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.
Esguerra is the Director of Junior Development and Performance Tennis Programs at the John Powless Tennis Center. She has earned the Professional rating in all four PTR education pathways: 10 & Under, 11 to 17, Performance and Adult Development. She also holds a certification in Instructing Wheelchair Tennis. An advocate for education and professional development, Esguerra has hosed PTR Certification Workshops so others can learn to teach the game.
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 Esguerra
Contact: • PO Box 4739, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938 USA
843-785-7244 or 800-421-6289 • fax 843-686-2033 •