News Release
14 February 2018

For Immediate Release

Ajay Pant Receives PTR/TIA Commitment to the Industry Award

Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last night during the 2018 PTR International Tennis Symposium.  The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, is underway through February 18, on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Ajay Pant, of Chaska, Minnesota, has been named the recipient of the PTR/TIA Commitment to the Industry Award. 

As the National Tennis Director for Life Time, Pant oversees 28 Life Time tennis clubs and 300 coaches across the United States.  Prior to joining Life Time, he was Senior Vice President Operations for the Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC), in Maryland and JTCC satellite operations in Florida and Connecticut.  He was also the National Tennis Director for Tennis Corporation of America (TCA)/Midtown clubs. 

Pant is one of 10 tennis pros who have been designated Master Professional by both the PTR and USPTA.  He served on the PTR Board of Directors, and as the two term Chair for the USTA National Ten and Under Committee.  Currently an ambassador for USTA’s Net Generation initiative, Pant also serves on USTA’s Junior Competition National Committee.  Tennis Industry Magazine named Pant it’s Tennis Person of the Year for 2017. 

PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with more than 16,000 members in 125 countries.  It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organization.  PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and serving tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game.


Contact:  Peggy Edwards • PO Box 4739, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938 USA
843-785-7244 • fax 843-686-2033 • •